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Tag Archives: snow

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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Guest Post: Photographing Pillsbury State Park

Guest Post: Photographing Pillsbury State Park

Posted on by Christina Minniti, Photographer

When I made the leap to move from sunny Phoenix AZ to New England last summer one of the things I was most excited about was hiking with real trees. Throughout the end of the summer and into autumn I … 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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Nansen Milan Winter Recreation

Nansen Milan Winter Recreation

Posted on by andrew-keohan

Passing by the Milan Lumber Company, I knew I was headed in the right direction… Located just outside the North Country hub of Berlin, Milan Hill State Park is well worth the drive. The park is home to Nansen Ski … 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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Cross Country Skiing at Bear Brook

Cross Country Skiing at Bear Brook

Posted on by andrew-keohan

It’s amazing how a few inches of snow changes the course of outdoor recreation we New Englander’s participate in. The recent coating of flakes led me to give cross-country skiing another try for my second time ever. With hiking and biking … Continue reading

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