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Monthly Archives: February 2013

Monadnock Weekly Report 02.22.13

Monadnock Weekly Report 02.22.13

Posted on by Patrick Hummel, Volunteer Program Coordinator

02.22.13 The truth at the heart of nature the light that is not of day Why seek it afar forever when it cannot be lifted away – George Nelson Gerry memorial plaque, Mount Ascutney, Vermont The weekend is nearly here … Continue reading

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Monadnock Weekly Report 02.15.13

Monadnock Weekly Report 02.15.13

Posted on by Patrick Hummel, Volunteer Program Coordinator

02.15.13 “There is a passionate affair going on between the climber and the mountain. ‘Why do I climb a mountain?’ I would say that the climber would say, ‘because I am in love.’”- William Shatner   It’s a post Valentine’s … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Photographing Pillsbury State Park

Guest Post: Photographing Pillsbury State Park

Posted on by Christina Minniti, Photographer

When I made the leap to move from sunny Phoenix AZ to New England last summer one of the things I was most excited about was hiking with real trees. Throughout the end of the summer and into autumn I … Continue reading

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Monadnock Weekly Report 02.08.13

Monadnock Weekly Report 02.08.13

Posted on by Patrick Hummel, Volunteer Program Coordinator

02.09.13 *UPDATE* What I am certain will be known as the “Blizzard of ’13″ here in New England has finally come to an end. The winds have remained heavy this evening, but the snow halted in the mid afternoon. Due … Continue reading

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Not Your Casual Day at The Beach

Not Your Casual Day at The Beach

Posted on by andrew-keohan

Sun-bathers and leisurely swimmers were noticeably absent from Hampton Beach State Park last Sunday but a rare breed of ‘penguins’ did flock to the oceanfront for the 13th annual Penguin Plunge! And no, these were not the adorable creatures with … Continue reading

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Expect the Non-Expected

Expect the Non-Expected

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

The weather here at Mt Washington State Park, as many of you may know by following the Observatory’s conditions page, has been EXTREME since start of the New Year with thaws, cold snaps, lower than average snowfall, very hard/icy snow … Continue reading

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Monadnock Weekly Report 02.01.13

Monadnock Weekly Report 02.01.13

Posted on by Patrick Hummel, Volunteer Program Coordinator

 02.01.13 “And I remember the couple, summering near the mountain, who recently told us they had not been able to persuade their teen-age children to make the climb. When I was young, nobody with two legs ever needed to be … Continue reading

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