In this Magazine
Forest rangers these days are often too busy to ticket backcountry violators.
Working for scenery
An 8-hour ski trip delivers a challenge and a rare look at High Peaks beauty.
A stolen snow day
Where’s the harm in skipping school for a snowshoe hike without weekend crowds?
Snowmobile trails run into legal opposition as state seeks community links.
It can pay to add a mobile phone to your backpack. Just don’t count on it without a backup.
E-cyclists seek a place to ride, but for now it’s illegal on park trails and roads.
Paul Smith’s College Visitor Interpretive Center has big plans for its cross-country trails.
Keep in touch
It can be challenging to stay in the loop when Adirondack officials consider your pet issues.
As the Adirondacks face a wave of business retirements, who’s up next?
Watch your step
Mud season approaches, and with it the need to choose dry trails that won’t erode.
It just takes a few bucks and some courage to test out skis that speed winter outings.
As mange spreads through Northeast, some park bears suffer and even starve to death.
On the Wild Side
Views of the Park