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Home of Great Spirit

Home of Great Spirit

Posted on by Patrick Hummel, Volunteer Program Coordinator

“I see the stanzas rise around me, verse upon verse, far and near, like the mountains from Agiocochook…” – Henry David Thoreau, 1841   1841 was one of many Mt. Washington trips for Thoreau, who knew of the mountain’s previous … Continue reading

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Dashing Through The Snow

Dashing Through The Snow

Posted on by Mairead Dunphy

Let’s be honest, we all know that person who moans and groans when it snows saying how much they despise the wet, sometimes icy precipitation. I understand. Snow can be dangerous to drive in, bothersome to shovel over your head, … Continue reading

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Our 2nd favorite things to do in NH State Parks

Our 2nd favorite things to do in NH State Parks

Posted on by Michele Cota

Of course, being a running team, running is our favorite state park activity, but running isn’t the only thing we love to do. Our Reach the Beach racing team shares our favorite (or second favorite) park adventures and where we … Continue reading

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Monadnock Weekly Report 04.19.13

Monadnock Weekly Report 04.19.13

Posted on by Patrick Hummel, Volunteer Program Coordinator

04.19.13 “For Boston, for Boston we sing our proud refrain. For Boston, for Boston , ’tis wisdom’s Earthly fame. For here all are one and our hearts are true. And the towers on the heights reach the Heavens’ own blue. … Continue reading

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Monadnock Weekly Report 04.12.13

Monadnock Weekly Report 04.12.13

Posted on by Patrick Hummel, Volunteer Program Coordinator

04.12.13 “I want to wander, in my Meadows, to ramble over my Mountains, and to sit in Solitude, or with her who has all my Heart, by the side of the Brooks. These beautiful scenes, would contribute more to my … Continue reading

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Monadnock Weekly Report 04.05.13

Monadnock Weekly Report 04.05.13

Posted on by Patrick Hummel, Volunteer Program Coordinator

04.05.13   “And take off your hat for me to Monadnock, the most high-bred of our mountains.”- James Russell Lowell, 1890     Mount Monadnock continues to transition out of Winter and into Spring and despite the date on the … Continue reading

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Franconia Notch: The Flume Gorge

Franconia Notch: The Flume Gorge

Posted on by Christina Minniti, Photographer

A few weeks ago an image of a pair of ice climbers on the NH State Parks facebook page grabbed my attention, and I just couldn’t stop thinking about all of that ice. At the first chance I got, I … Continue reading

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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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