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Tag Archives: hiking

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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Cloudbusting at Rollins State Park

Cloudbusting at Rollins State Park

Posted on by Lisa Wiley

Just west of Concord lies Warner, NH, a town which hold its history dear.  Proud Federalist homes line the main street as you wind your way on Route 103.  My son, Aaron, and I chose a hot July day to … Continue reading

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Monadnock Weekly Report 07.26.13

Monadnock Weekly Report 07.26.13

Posted on by Patrick Hummel, Volunteer Program Coordinator

07.26.13 “That [Willa Cather] chose for her final resting place a plot in Jaffrey Center, New Hampshire, with a view of Mt. Monadnock, and that it is here she wished to rest under the inscription, ‘That Is Happiness; to Be Disolved into … Continue reading

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Enjoying Nature's Candy at Pitcher Mountain

Enjoying Nature’s Candy at Pitcher Mountain

Posted on by Andrew Reynolds

If you liked my most recent post on the early summer blueberries at Greenfield State Park, get your hiking boots ready and grab a container to pick all of the wild blueberries you can eat at this week’s destination–Pitcher Mountain … Continue reading

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Monadnock Weekly Report 07.19.13

Monadnock Weekly Report 07.19.13

Posted on by Patrick Hummel, Volunteer Program Coordinator

 07.19.13 “We sometimes hear, half waked from sleep A nearer hoof, a phantom neigh Till breezes from Monadnock sweep And bear the magic sounds away.” – Col. Thomas Wentworth Higginson.     The brutally hot weather blanketing much of the … Continue reading

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Tips to Reach the Tip-Top!

Tips to Reach the Tip-Top!

Posted on by Discover Power of Parks SCA Interpreters

Grand Monadnock is a popular mountain. If it were a student in high school it would certainly be on the homecoming court. You can bet that as a musician it would top all of the music charts. And as a … Continue reading

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Monadnock Weekly Report 07.12.13

Monadnock Weekly Report 07.12.13

Posted on by Patrick Hummel, Volunteer Program Coordinator

07.12.13 “Nothing is more damaging to the adventurous spirit within a man than a secure future. The very basic core of a man’s living spirit is his passion for adventure. The joy of life comes from our encounters with new … Continue reading

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Monadnock Weekly Report 07.05.13

Monadnock Weekly Report 07.05.13

Posted on by Patrick Hummel, Volunteer Program Coordinator

07.05.13 “White light goin’ messin’ up my brain White light is gonna drive me insane White heat, it tickle me down to my toes White light, I said now goodness knows.” – The Velvet Underground, White Light/White Heat, 1968   The brilliance … Continue reading

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Monadnock Weekly Report 06.28.13

Monadnock Weekly Report 06.28.13

Posted on by Patrick Hummel, Volunteer Program Coordinator

06.28.13 “[Monadnock is] the noblest-appearing peak south of the White Mountains, whose graceful cone seems a reduced fac-simile of Japan’s sacred mountain, Fujiyama.” – Professor William Copeman Kitchin, 1920.   Kitchin’s quote, above, may seem like it was one of … Continue reading

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