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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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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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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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Monadnock Weekly Report 01.25.13

Monadnock Weekly Report 01.25.13

Posted on by Patrick Hummel, Volunteer Program Coordinator

01.25.13 “I reverently believe that the Maker who made us all makes everything in New England but the weather.” – Mark Twain I know I have dropped that Twain quote into Trails Reports before, but it seems especially true now … Continue reading

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Monadnock Weekly Report 01.18.13

Monadnock Weekly Report 01.18.13

Posted on by Patrick Hummel, Volunteer Program Coordinator

01.18.13 “Wilderness appealed to those bored or disgusted with man and his works. It not only offered an escape from society, but also was an ideal stage for the Romantic individual to exercise the cult that he frequently made of … Continue reading

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Monadnock Trails Report 01.10.13

Monadnock Trails Report 01.10.13

Posted on by Patrick Hummel, Volunteer Program Coordinator

01.10.13 “I have been thinking more and more that I shall always be a lone wanderer of the wilderness. God, how the trail lures me. You cannot comprehend its resistless fascination for me.” – Everett Ruess   Winter is hanging … Continue reading

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Monadnock Trails Report 01.04.13

Monadnock Trails Report 01.04.13

Posted on by Patrick Hummel, Volunteer Program Coordinator

01.04.13 “Is anybody out there, please? It’s too quiet in here and I’m beginning to freeze. I’ve got icicles hanging from my knees under fifteen feet of pure white snow.”- Nick Cave It’s not quite as drastic as the song … Continue reading

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Monadnock Trails Report 12.28.12

Monadnock Trails Report 12.28.12

Posted on by Patrick Hummel, Volunteer Program Coordinator

12.28.12 Well, here we are with the last Monadnock Trails Report of 2012. It has been a great year here at Monadnock State Park and we’re ready for 2013! Unlike this time a year ago, we actually have snow here … Continue reading

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Monadnock Trails Report 12.21.12

Monadnock Trails Report 12.21.12

Posted on by Patrick Hummel, Volunteer Program Coordinator

12.21.12 So, the calendar has finally turned to the anticipated date of December 21st, 2012. About two inches of snow fell overnight in the Monadnock Region, it is now steadily raining outside of the Park Office, the world as we … Continue reading

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Monadnock Trails Report 12.14.12

Monadnock Trails Report 12.14.12

Posted on by Patrick Hummel, Volunteer Program Coordinator

12.14.12 I’m back at Monadnock after taking last week off; a week of heavy reading, projects around the house, (scheduled) doctor’s appointments, playing with the dogs, listening to my NY Giants dismantle the New Orleans Saints last Sunday, and reflecting … Continue reading

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