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Monthly Archives: May 2013

Monadnock Weekly Report 05.31.13

Monadnock Weekly Report 05.31.13

Posted on by Patrick Hummel, Volunteer Program Coordinator

05.31.13 “We have climbed it in all kinds of weather; in snowstorms and summer heat, in zero weather, in thunderstorms, in fog, and in brilliant sunshine.” – Mildred Groot, On Climbing Monadnock, 1959  As you can find a day within … Continue reading

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A Piece of Pisgah, the Doolittle Trail

A Piece of Pisgah, the Doolittle Trail

Posted on by Lisa Wiley

 On Sunday, May 26, our family chose to spend the afternoon hiking a small portion of New Hampshire’s largest state park, Pisgah State Park.  We took the Old Chesterfield Road route from the east near Route 10, in Winchester.  From the trail, … Continue reading

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Lightweight Hiking and Picnicking at Miller State Park

Lightweight Hiking and Picnicking at Miller State Park

Posted on by Andrew Reynolds

This week an old friend and I visited New Hampshire’s oldest state park Miller State Park off of Route 101 in Peterborough. Ever since being established in 1891 the park has been a popular destination for hikers and all-day picnics … Continue reading

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Ashuelot River Inspiration

Ashuelot River Inspiration

Posted on by Lisa Wiley

“Over the River they beckon to me,/Loved ones who crossed to the further side; The gleam of their snowy robes I see, But their voices are lost on the dashing tide. There’s one with ringlets of sunny gold/ and eyes … Continue reading

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Monadnock Weekly Report 05.17.13

Monadnock Weekly Report 05.17.13

Posted on by Patrick Hummel, Volunteer Program Coordinator

05.17.13 “I walk wherever the weather provides because everybody needs some time outside. Give me no lip and I tell you no lie.”- Clutch, Pure Rock Fury     *Please note that the Monadnock Weekly Report will not be published … Continue reading

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Monadnock Weekly Report 05.10.13

Monadnock Weekly Report 05.10.13

Posted on by Patrick Hummel, Volunteer Program Coordinator

05.10.13 “The birds are singing in your eyes today. Sweet flowers blossom in your smile. The wind and sun are in the words you say. Where might your lonesome lover be?”- Woody Guthrie     It has been a busy … Continue reading

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Pickerel spotting at Annett Wayside Park

Pickerel spotting at Annett Wayside Park

Posted on by Lisa Wiley

At the end of April, I had the opportunity to visit Annett Wayside Park in Rindge, New Hampshire in the southwest part of the state.  This tiny park within a 1,494 acre protected state forest has an easy 1/4 mile stroll option to the edge … Continue reading

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First Paddle at Clough State Park

First Paddle at Clough State Park

Posted on by Andrew Reynolds

My favorite season is finally here! It’s so invigorating to finally experience the sensory extravaganza that spring brings. I don’t think I’ll ever get enough of seeing all of the budding trees, smelling the fragrance from the new flowers and … Continue reading

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Monadnock Weekly Report 05.03.13

Monadnock Weekly Report 05.03.13

Posted on by Patrick Hummel, Volunteer Program Coordinator

05.03.13 “Men hang out their signs indicative of their respective trades; shoemakers hang out a gigantic shoe; jewelers a monster watch, and the dentist hangs out a gold tooth; but in the mountains of New Hampshire, God Almighty has hung … Continue reading

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