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Tag Archives: hiking

Hiking Near Umbagog

Hiking Near Umbagog

Posted on by Discover Power of Parks SCA Interpreters

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!

Posted on by Discover Power of Parks SCA Interpreters

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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7 Hiking and Camping Tricks that are Good for Planet Earth

7 Hiking and Camping Tricks that are Good for Planet Earth

Posted on by Michele Cota

Because we are running for planet Earth this year, we wanted to take this post-time to share some fun hiking and adventure gear tips that make the trip more comfortable for you and are better for this world we all … Continue reading

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Art of Adventure

Art of Adventure

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By Deb Brzozwski, SCA Interpretive Ranger at Franconia Notch State Park “A man practices the art of adventure when he breaks the chain of routine and renews his life through reading new books, traveling to new places, making new friends, … Continue reading

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Monadnock Weekly Report 08.02.13

Monadnock Weekly Report 08.02.13

Posted on by Patrick Hummel, Volunteer Program Coordinator

08.02.13 “Not a few painters and poets of renown have been inspired by the mountain’s stalwart beauty, and it is chiefly through this physical charm that it holds the affection of a multitude of devotees.” -Allen Chamberlain, Annals Of The … Continue reading

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7 Favorite Hiking Trails in New Hampshire

7 Favorite Hiking Trails in New Hampshire

Posted on by Michele Cota

We’ve decided that in light of another successful, extreme, insane Bear Brook State Park Trail Marathon organized by Acidotic Racing this past weekend that we wanted to share our favorite trails in New Hampshire for those who are more like … Continue reading

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