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Tag Archives: winter hiking

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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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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Expect the Non-Expected

Expect the Non-Expected

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

The weather here at Mt Washington State Park, as many of you may know by following the Observatory’s conditions page, has been EXTREME since start of the New Year with thaws, cold snaps, lower than average snowfall, very hard/icy snow … Continue reading

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Hiking to Mt.Washington State Park in Winter

Hiking to Mt.Washington State Park in Winter

Posted on by Robert Eaton, New Hampshire State Parks Winter Intern

To get to Mt. Washington State Park one must have a knowledge of the terrain, hiking experience, and an incredibly stubborn desire to spite gravity. This was the first time Don, Jamie, and myself had hiked Washington in the winter … Continue reading

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Mt. Major/How to Dress for Cold Weather Activities in State Parks

Mt. Major/How to Dress for Cold Weather Activities in State Parks

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

Since the snow fairy still hadn’t visited most of New Hampshire, I decided to squeeze one more hike in because it will definitely blizzard soon (right…RIGHT?!?). I picked Mount Major in Alton, NH, which is right down the road from … Continue reading

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