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Tag Archives: hiking

Faces of Monadnock

Faces of Monadnock

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Written By: Rachael Esh, Monadnock State Park Interpretive Ranger You may have heard about the wildlife and history of Monadnock State Park, but have you taken the time to meet the people who hike there? With over 100,000 people climbing … Continue reading

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Artist's Bluff: Best View for Your Efforts

Artist’s Bluff: Best View for Your Efforts

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The operative word there being your. You can certainly get a great…okay- better…view for less effort by taking the Aerial Tramway to the summit of Cannon Mountain ($15/ adult, $13/child and 5 & under free). On the tram you ascend about 2,000 … Continue reading

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Little Hall for the beginning of Fall

Little Hall for the beginning of Fall

Posted on by Mairead Dunphy

In the past six years, I’ve tried my best to tackle all 40 miles in trails at Bear Brook State Park, for the lack of time between jobs and interruptions kept me at a couple hours of hiking every two … Continue reading

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Wondrous Waterfalls of the Great North Woods

Wondrous Waterfalls of the Great North Woods

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By Caleb Savage, Interpretive Ranger at Lake Francis State Park One of the most remarkable forces of nature is that of water. Here in Pittsburg there are plenty of opportunities to recreate on or around water. Some of the opportunities … Continue reading

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Hiking Near Umbagog

Hiking Near Umbagog

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First here is a video for those who either have never seen or are simply missing Lake Umbagog: I have spoken of many of the reasons why people come back to Umbagog year after year (some going on 20 years). … Continue reading

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Call of the Wilderness

Call of the Wilderness

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By Debbie Brzozowski, Interpretive Ranger at Franconia Notch State Park “Let me transport you to those wild blue mountains, Though not the loftiest that begirt the land, They yet sublimely rise, and on their heights Your souls may have a … Continue reading

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Waterfalls in the Whites

Waterfalls in the Whites

Posted on by Lisa Wiley

I am beginning this post with a question- What is the most hare-brained adventure you have ever experienced? If you want my answer, just scroll to the bottom of this post. But if you can wait, you’ll view some of … Continue reading

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Monadnock Weekly Report. 08.22.13.

Monadnock Weekly Report. 08.22.13.

Posted on by Patrick Hummel, Volunteer Program Coordinator

08.22.13. “Comes the morning when I can feel that there’s nothing left to be concealed. Moving on, a scene surreal. Know my heart will never, never be far from here. Sure as I’m leaving, sure as I’m sad, I’ll keep … Continue reading

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Fun on the Franconia Ridge!

Fun on the Franconia Ridge!

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As the Interpretive Ranger at FNSP I also staff the Hiker Information Cabin at Lafayette Place Campground. I talk to hikers about lots of things. You can imagine…hiker stuff like routes, estimated times, safety, weather, water, maps and, of course, … Continue reading

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Monadnock Weekly Report 08.16.13

Monadnock Weekly Report 08.16.13

Posted on by Patrick Hummel, Volunteer Program Coordinator

08.16.13 “The waving of a pine tree on the top of a mountain-a magic wand in Nature’s hand-every devout mountaineer knows its power.” – John Muir     I think I could read John Muir’s writings all day if they … Continue reading

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