Category Archives: Mt. Washington

Mt. Chocorua on the quarter? Mt. Chocorua on the quarter

While I join my fellow New Hampshire natives in my love for grizzled visage of The Old Man of the Mountains and great respect for the sweep and power of Mt. Washington, it has been the relatively modest Mt. Chocorua … Continue reading

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Nothing new under the sun, except everything

“If ability and enthusiasm always went together with ability and parallel course (which they do not), these notes would not be altogether unworthy of the objects they commemorate, since for years the writer has been an ardent lover of the … Continue reading

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The coolest Christmas gift

Tim over at Trail Sherpa has started #1000Words, a new game/series, and it sounds like fun. Here’s how he tells it: The #1000Words series highlights the images we’ve captured on the trail that tell a story that resonates with us.  … Continue reading

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I thought I was setting the example

Five years ago, the boy and I spent a few July days and nights at Dolly Copp campground. Our “hike” that weekend took us .7 miles in to Thompson Falls. The 200-foot elevation gain had me gasping for breath; I … Continue reading

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I miss Marty

I could handle today’s snowstorm. It wasn’t too bad around here — a few inches of slush that’ll be gone by Monday. And when you grow up in New England, you’re not surprised by snow in April, even if it … Continue reading

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