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In this Magazine


Gold in his sights  

Tim Burke, who grew up in Paul Smiths, will try one last time to take home an Olympic medal in the biathlon.

State goes after railroad  

Governor Andrew Cuomo starts legal action to remove empty tank cars stored on tracks in the central Adirondacks.

A healthy economy  

Entrepreneurs say the Adirondack Park needs to do more to cash in on the wellness-tourism movement.

Land bank OK’d 

Voters approve a change to Article 14 to allow communities to infringe on the Forest Preserve for road projects.

Cross-Country Ski Centers  

A comprehensive list of Cross-country ski centers located in the Adirondack Park.

A shiver runs through it 

Ice fisherman Mike Gormley rhapsodizes about the joys of sitting on a plastic bucket on a frozen lake.

Taking on the heat 

Adirondack forest rangers were deployed in California this past fall to help put out raging wildfires.

Big timber

Molpus Woodlands might not be a household name, but the company is the largest landowner in the Adirondacks.

A walk in the Parks 

Volunteers give a trial run (actually, hike) of a route connecting the Adirondacks with Algonquin Park in Ontario.

Newbie on toll road 

A recent transplant to the North Country partakes in an Adirondack tradition: skiing up the
Whiteface highway.

Hamlets bank on huts 

A non-profit organization has released its plan to establish a network of hiking trails connecting Adirondack communities.

Economic crossroads

The state plans to begin work this winter on a $13 million “Adirondack gateway” off the
Northway in North Hudson.

History repeated 

Historian Philip Terrie publishes a collection of essays that appeared in the Adirondack Explorer over the past two decades.



Brief Bio   




It’s Debatable   


On the Wild Side  


Naturalist’s Lens   

Views of the Park   

Book Reviews   

Book Explorer   

Outdoor Skills