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Monthly Archives: January 2013

Monadnock Weekly Report 01.25.13

Monadnock Weekly Report 01.25.13

Posted on by Patrick Hummel, Volunteer Program Coordinator

01.25.13 “I reverently believe that the Maker who made us all makes everything in New England but the weather.” – Mark Twain I know I have dropped that Twain quote into Trails Reports before, but it seems especially true now … Continue reading

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The "Other Side of the Mountain"

The “Other Side of the Mountain”

Posted on by andrew-keohan

As skiers and riders make their last turns down Cannon Mountain, some employees are just preparing to begin their evening on the mountain. At 3pm, the Mountain Operations team gathers for their daily meeting. Staff members from each department (Snowmaking, … Continue reading

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Monadnock Weekly Report 01.18.13

Monadnock Weekly Report 01.18.13

Posted on by Patrick Hummel, Volunteer Program Coordinator

01.18.13 “Wilderness appealed to those bored or disgusted with man and his works. It not only offered an escape from society, but also was an ideal stage for the Romantic individual to exercise the cult that he frequently made of … Continue reading

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Monadnock Trails Report 01.10.13

Monadnock Trails Report 01.10.13

Posted on by Patrick Hummel, Volunteer Program Coordinator

01.10.13 “I have been thinking more and more that I shall always be a lone wanderer of the wilderness. God, how the trail lures me. You cannot comprehend its resistless fascination for me.” – Everett Ruess   Winter is hanging … Continue reading

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Nansen Milan Winter Recreation

Nansen Milan Winter Recreation

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Passing by the Milan Lumber Company, I knew I was headed in the right direction… Located just outside the North Country hub of Berlin, Milan Hill State Park is well worth the drive. The park is home to Nansen Ski … Continue reading

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Monadnock Trails Report 01.04.13

Monadnock Trails Report 01.04.13

Posted on by Patrick Hummel, Volunteer Program Coordinator

01.04.13 “Is anybody out there, please? It’s too quiet in here and I’m beginning to freeze. I’ve got icicles hanging from my knees under fifteen feet of pure white snow.”- Nick Cave It’s not quite as drastic as the song … Continue reading

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Cross Country Skiing at Bear Brook

Cross Country Skiing at Bear Brook

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It’s amazing how a few inches of snow changes the course of outdoor recreation we New Englander’s participate in. The recent coating of flakes led me to give cross-country skiing another try for my second time ever. With hiking and biking … Continue reading

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