Guide to the Great Outdoors 2019 Articles in this Issue Little Peak Leath Tonino Colden is cliffy. Algonquin is steep. Marcy is the biggest of big girls. Gothics is the gnarliest of gnarly boys. And... Read More Light the Tower Carl Heilman II honor fire towers and observers by lighting the towers’ cabs at 9 p.m. on September 1. (St. Regis and Stillwater fire... Read More Mother of a Hike Lisa Ballard I’m the kind of hiker who needs a reward for my efforts, typically a bald mountaintop or a fire tower with a grand vi... Read More Turn, Turn, Turn Nicholas Spooner-Rodie I could feel the excitement grow as my dad and I stepped out of the car and we made our way down to the riverbank. Mu... Read More Tramping the East David Thomas-Train Here are four of the 140 destinations in Eastern Trails, the Adirondack Mountain Club guidebook I author. Over five e... Read More Peaks and Valleys Tony Goodwin "The burgeoning interest in backpacking, camping, and climbing has greatly increased pressure on mountain-tops, trail... Read More The 601er Annie Stoltie I n some circles the term “peak-bagger” is disparaged, the belief being that checking summits off a list in record ti... Read More On Newsstands Now 2022 Guide to the Great Outdoors Why Newcomb should be on your Adirondack bucket list, plus ideas for a summer-full of family fun, carefree camping in Lake Luzerne, an epic ice-cream tour, the legacy of theme-park patriarch Charley Wood—and much more! Adirondack Life Magazine Subscribe Today! Latest Articles Cedar River Homecoming: A Father and Son Rediscover the Power of Nature By Chris Zimmerman Good Time Charley: The Life of Theme Park Patriarch Charles R. Wood By Niki Kourofsky Plan Your Perfect Adirondack Summer with These Ideas for Family Fun By Adirondack Life Explore 5 Central Adirondack Communities on the TOBIE Trail By Nancy Davis Kho Search Search for: Follow Us FollowFollowFollow Adirondack Life Store for calendars, apparel, maps and more!