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Tag Archives: winter

Winter at Robert Frost Farm

Winter at Robert Frost Farm

Posted on by Colleen O'Connell

Many people see winter as a cold, dark time to stay inside. I have always viewed Winter differently. My days of adventure have always been surrounded by the excitement of a child. I look forward to snow days and there … Continue reading

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Basin Adventures

Basin Adventures

Posted on by Colleen O'Connell

It was snowing when we pulled into The Basin. That Saturday, my boyfriend and I were up for an adventure; both feeling the need to get outside. Yet with an impending storm, we only had time for a short hike. … Continue reading

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The Mountains Are Calling

The Mountains Are Calling

Posted on by Colleen O'Connell

Only weak rays of sun peaked through as we entered Franconia Notch State Park. I gazed up; clouds swirled around creating a turbulent ceiling over I-93 North. This is the kind of day most people tend to stay inside and … Continue reading

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Start with Parks: Lessons from the Trail

Start with Parks: Lessons from the Trail

Posted on by Patrick Hummel, Volunteer Program Coordinator

01.20.15 “I am losing precious days. I am degenerating into a machine for making money. I am learn­ing noth­ing in this triv­ial world of men. I must break away and get out into the moun­tains to learn the news.”- John … Continue reading

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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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