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Tag Archives: spring

Monadnock Weekly Report 03.22.13

Monadnock Weekly Report 03.22.13

Posted on by Patrick Hummel, Volunteer Program Coordinator

03.22.13 “There’s a bluebird in my heart that wants to get out…” – Charles Bukowski, The Last Night Of The Earth Poems   On Tuesday, Mount Monadnock was blasted with 14 inches of fresh snow. Wednesday was the first day … Continue reading

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Monadnock Weekly Report 03.15.13

Monadnock Weekly Report 03.15.13

Posted on by Patrick Hummel, Volunteer Program Coordinator

03.15.13 “You might be poor, your shoes might be broken, but your mind is a palace.” – Frank McCourt, Angela’s Ashes   A Happy St. Patrick’s Day to you all this coming weekend. And it is shaping up to be … Continue reading

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Monadnock Weekly Report 03.08.13

Monadnock Weekly Report 03.08.13

Posted on by Patrick Hummel, Volunteer Program Coordinator

03.08.13 “Adopt the pace of nature; her secret is patience.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson       We’re a week closer to the Vernal Equinox, a week closer to St. Patrick’s Day, a week closer to Opening Day, and we’re moving … Continue reading

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Monadnock Weekly Report 03.01.13

Monadnock Weekly Report 03.01.13

Posted on by Patrick Hummel, Volunteer Program Coordinator

03.01.13 “Part of you died each year when the leaves fell from the trees and their branches were bare against the wind and the cold, wintry light. But you knew there would always be the spring, as you knew the … Continue reading

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Mt Washington State Park, Monday May 7, 2012

Mt Washington State Park, Monday May 7, 2012

Posted on by Mike Pelchat, Manager of Mt. Washington State Park

This weekend it is really starting to feel like spring is here in the mountains. The Cog Railway is operating weekends and was able to make it all the way to the summit on Saturday and Sunday. The Mt Washington … Continue reading

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Dreams Come True near Crawford Notch State Park

Dreams Come True near Crawford Notch State Park

Posted on by Theresa Conn, New Hampshire State Parks Winter Intern

I’m back! I thought I was done here, but I just had to share my story of hiking Mount Eisenhower near Crawford Notch State Park. Last Saturday, hearing that it was going to be a balmy 60 degrees, my future … Continue reading

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Leave No Trace at Pawtuckaway State Park

Leave No Trace at Pawtuckaway State Park

Posted on by Theresa Conn, New Hampshire State Parks Winter Intern

On an unseasonably balmy 80 degree day last week, my friends Caroline, Greg, and I headed to Pawtuckaway State Park to do some campfire cooking. Unfortunately, things did not work out as planned. It turns out the campground/campfire area doesn’t … Continue reading

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Mt Washington State Park, March 19th, 2012

Mt Washington State Park, March 19th, 2012

Posted on by Mike Pelchat, Manager of Mt. Washington State Park

By the calendar this past week was still officially ‘winter’ but it definitely felt spring like on the summit of Mt Washington. We had all sorts of weather from light snow to rain to fog to stunning undercasts where the … Continue reading

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Misty Mount Sunapee

Misty Mount Sunapee

Posted on by Daniel Wilkinson, New Hampshire State Parks Summer Intern

May 23rd, 2011 – The weather this spring is proving to be tricky when it comes to planning outdoor pursuits.  With more rainy days than sunny ones, it can be hard to get motivated for a hike on a dreary … Continue reading

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