Hiking Monadnock from the north, at the southern end of the Monadnock-Sunapee Greenway, proves yet again that the mountain has differences.
North Pack Monadnock. 2018-01-09 (Wednesday). Via Wapack Trail. This one’s an easy walk in the woods, even in the snow. Bring basic traction and trekking poles, but otherwise, it’s not that challenging for anyone in suitable shape to go for a walk in the woods. Wintertime offers a stark take on the forest; a study in light and dark, and many times, black and white. The forest is distilled to […]
Mt Tom, Mt Field, Mt Willey, Mt Avalon. 2019-01-03 (Thursday.) Four mountains means an embarrassment of riches where film footage is concerned. Despite the clouds, there was so much to see, and so much visually striking landscape. Enjoy! If you enjoy reading these posts, consider subscribing, so you can stay informed. There’s no cost to do so. Your email will only be used to alert you of new posts — […]
Via Avalon Trail, A-Z Trail, Willey Range Trail, Approx 10.6 miles. 25 dF +/- at the trailhead, 20 dF at Mt Field summit, with negligible winds. Cloudy, with some fog. Trailhead: 0940; Mt Tom Summit: 1215; Mt Field Summit: 1330; Mt Willey Summit; 1430; Mt Avalon Summit: 1600; back at car: 1655. (Approx. 7.25 hours.) What is the sound of solitude? Considering what I was hoping for, I got a […]
Wow, what a winter wonderland! Israel Mountain, Sandwich, NH. 2018-12-12 (Wednesday) Via Wentworth Trail. 22 dF. Sunny. Light wind, approx 5-10 MPH. 41.5 avg % RH, 7.3 dF avg dew point. 27.92 mm Hg. Trailhead: 1200; Summit: 1345; back at car: 1500. It was a great day to be outside. The weather felt a little warmer than the other day. I’m speculating it’s because the air felt less raw. Either […]