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nd2016_aaronmair_thumb_webAaron Mair

The Sierra Club president on race in the Adirondacks and his vision for a trail to honor fallen soldiers

by James M. Odato

Aaron Mair smiles when he tells the story of his first meeting with the Sierra Club, in 1994. But the smile does not quite reach his eyes. read more

 


nd2016_stonycreek_webStony Creek Inn

Inside a beloved local hangout

by Will Doolittle

5:30 p.m. on a foggy Sunday in December, the Stony Creek Inn was already half-full, the hot dishes crowding the covered pool table and Dot Bartell flitting from one knot of friends to another, eyes and smile radiating more warmth than the woodstove. read more

 


Archived Articles

February 2016   Snow Days An action-packed family weekend in North Creek
December 2016   Stony Creek Inn Inside a beloved local hangout
December 2016   Aaron Mair The Sierra Club president on race in the Adirondacks and his vision for a trail to honor fallen soldiers
2016 Annual Guide to the Great Outdoors   Boreas Ponds Off-limits for more than a century, this gateway to the High Peaks is poised to become public land
October 2016   The Smartest Lake on Earth Can technology keep Lake George pristine? BILL MCKIBBEN explores the Jefferson Project
At Home in the Adirondacks 2016   Back to the Future A time capsule from the 1964 World's Fair becomes a family camp
At Home in the Adirondacks 2016   In Good Spirits Homegrown farm distilleries take root in the Adirondacks
October 2015   Jazzing Up Lake George A free annual festival draws international talent
2015 Annual Guide to the Great Outdoors   Johns Brook Lodge—The Last Resort This backcountry bunkhouse doubles as base camp for countless High Peaks hikes
June 2015   Smallville The rewards and responsibilities of hamlet living
February 2015   Conservation’s Dark Side Eugenics and the Adirondack Park
August 2015   Love My Neighbors Even if they have three rows of eyes and eight legs
August 2015   Small Feats How to, where to hike with kids
April 2009   Adiwheredacks? Fuzzy geography on the streets of Manhattan
2010 Annual Guide to the Great Outdoors   Carry On A paddler ponders the St. Regis Canoe Area
August 2016   Nip Rogers The Lake Placid homecoming of an artist with a global perspective
October 2016   Anne LaBastille’s Legacy Honoring a friend's last wishes
October 2016   Abandoned Adirondacks Finding beauty in decay
2010 Annual Guide to the Great Outdoors   Sand by Me A user's guide to North Country beaches
February 1994   A Passionate Nature The consummate art of Harold Weston
December 1994   A History in Fragments Following the forgotten trail of Native Adirondack cultures
June 2016   The Best of the Adirondacks 2016 Adirondack Life readers' choice awards
2016 Annual Guide to the Great Outdoors   Boreas Ponds Off-limits for more than a century, this gateway to the High Peaks is poised to become public land
2016 Annual Guide to the Great Outdoors   Moose River Ramble
August 2016   Einstein at Play How a genius spent his Adirondack summers
August 2016   Why They Stay Soaked, shell-shocked and still here
2003 Annual Guide to the Great Outdoors   Miniature Golf in the Kingdom Tilting at windmills ... and other distractions
2016 Annual Guide to the Great Outdoors   Rattled Adirondack snake encounters
2016 Annual Guide to the Great Outdoors   Cycle Adirondacks A week-long bike tour showcases our region's back roads, breathtaking vistas and small-town hospitality
June 2002   A Reservoir Revealed When Stillwater didn't run deep