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Monthly Archives: July 2012

Monadnock State Park: 2012: A Hiking Odyssey

Monadnock State Park: 2012: A Hiking Odyssey

Posted on by Discover Power of Parks SCA Interpreters

By: Jonathan Rager. Greenfield/Monadnock State Park Interpretive Ranger You’re traveling through another dimension, a dimension not only of sight and sound but of mind. A journey into a wondrous land whose boundaries are that of imagination. That’s the signpost up … Continue reading

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Mt Washington State Park, Monday July 9th, 2012

Mt Washington State Park, Monday July 9th, 2012

Posted on by Mike Pelchat, Manager of Mt. Washington State Park

A young man from New Jersey telephoned our park the other day and asks, “I want to propose to my girlfriend up there, how do I do it?”  Well, I say, “just get down on one knee and ask her; … Continue reading

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Photography by Jeff Newcomer

The Trail Less Traveled on Mt. Monadnock: Part 1

Posted on by Jackie Raiford, New Hampshire State Parks Intern

I’ll begin this week with another confession. I had a lot of difficulty writing this post. It almost didn’t make it here to the blog. Months ago when I first began planning some of the places and events I wanted … Continue reading

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The Trail Less Traveled on Mt. Monadnock: Part 2

The Trail Less Traveled on Mt. Monadnock: Part 2

Posted on by Jackie Raiford, New Hampshire State Parks Intern

We began our walk on the Old Halfway House trail. It was a sunny and mild morning. We met a golden frog along the way. We paused at the former site of the Halfway House hotel to take in the … Continue reading

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10 tips for an EPIC trail run

10 tips for an EPIC trail run

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“Just so you know…. I can’t stop myself from breaking out into a run every once in a while!” Paul, a lively and fidgety member of the Granite State Racing Team, said to us as we were trying to plan … Continue reading

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Expedition to Franconia Notch State Park

Expedition to Franconia Notch State Park

Posted on by Discover Power of Parks SCA Interpreters

By: Andrea Klaphake, Franconia Notch State Park Interpretive Ranger One of my goals before interpreter season, was to get to Franconia Notch before I moved and started working there as an interpretative ranger at the end of June. But I … Continue reading

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Mt Washington State Park: Monday July 2, 2012

Mt Washington State Park: Monday July 2, 2012

Posted on by Mike Pelchat, Manager of Mt. Washington State Park

The good weather during the last full weekend of June gave visitors spectacular views from all compass points. West View towards Green Mts in Vermont Percy Peaks to the North East View North East View The close up view to the North … Continue reading

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