Lows Lake

Two paddlers explore one of the Adirondacks’ largest motor-free lakes, discovering tranquility, beautiful scenery, and a few loons.
By Ethan Rouen…..

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We had been hiking for more than an hour on the Skyline Trail—thrashing is more like it—when a bug flew into my eye and got under my eyelid. By Phil Brown

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Portage to paradise

There are some things that you expect to find along the trail to Duck Hole in May: mud, black flies, and wildflowers and hobblebush in bloom. By Phil Brown

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Treadway Mountain

Treadway Mountain is only 2,240 feet tall, but its rocky summit offers magnificent views of the Pharaoh Lake Wilderness, the Green Mountains of Vermont, the High Peaks, and other mountains too numerous to mention.

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Forked Lake

It’s the dream of many an American, from freckled grade-school girls with missing front teeth to smartly attired executives in the Financial District who pounce on deals like pickerel on perch. By Jack Ballard

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Ausable Chasm

For the first time ever this year, whitewater paddlers have enjoyed the right to plunge through the Ausable Chasm in the northeastern Adirondacks, testing their skills against waterfalls and rapids that had been off-limits. By Brian Mann

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Rainbow Lake

We had not got far on Lake Kushaqua when Jaime told me what happened the last time she went canoeing with Sue… By Phil Brown

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Cold River

It was the summer of 2009, and pundits and politicians alike were advocating No Child Left Inside. Who could argue? By Alexandra Siy

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