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Features

Land of Make-Believe
An Englishman’s fictional love letter to Raquette Lake
by Brian Mann

Aaron Mair
The Sierra Club president on race in the Adirondacks
and his vision for a trail to honor fallen soldiers
by James M. Odato
photographs by Daesha Harris

The Escape Artist
On the trail with photographer Jamie West McGiver

Behind the Wheel
A modern spin on Adirondack pottery
by Lisa Bramen

The Mayor of New Russia
Scenes from a tiny hamlet
text and photographs by Alvin Reiner

Departments

Short Carries
Seasonal Disorder
by Annie Stoltie

Special Places
Stony Creek Inn
by Will Doolittle

DIY
Take a Bough
by Carleen Madigan

For the Record
Rigged!
by Amy Godine

Yesteryears
We Were There
by Daniel Way

Back Page
Parks Department

Cover: Norman Ridge, Vermontville. Photograph by Manuel Palacios

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Features

Ben’s Cabin
Reimagining a handmade home in Paradox
by Sally Friedman
photographs by Daesha Harris

The Saranac Experiment
They considered themselves pioneers, wanting only
to live cooperatively with the earth, to protect it,
and to never own it. This is their story

by Joe Connelly
photographs and photo illustrations by Ben Stechschulte

Back to the Future
A time capsule from the 1964 World’s Fair
becomes a family camp

by Lisa Bramen
photographs by Kyle Ford

Rock Star
Master stonemason Lew French transforms
a mountaintop getaway

photographs by Alison Shaw

Landmark Decision
How Twitchell Lake Inn was brought back from the brink
by Elizabeth Folwell
photographs by Nancie Battaglia

Departments

Profile
Jan Palmer

Adirondack Made
Stuff We Love

Food
Origin Story

Working
Barreling Forward

Drink
In Good Spirits

Design
Lake House

Special Places
Daby’s General Store

DIY
Natural Light