Winter in 10 Photos

January 2: Short days, long shadows January 7: A splash of color on the pond January 21: Early morning ski in Maine’s 100-mile wilderness January 28: Skiing through snowflakes in the County February 5: High noon in Tuckerman’s Ravine February 11: Blue bird day on Isolation February 20: Skiing in Baxter State Park February 22:Continue reading “Winter in 10 Photos”

#45, 46, 47, 48 – Winter Hiking Goals

For my 40th birthday, I treated myself to the Appalachian Mountain Club New Hampshire Chapter’s Winter Hiking Series. I had felt a pull towards snow-covered peaks for years, and I wondered—could I do it? Did I have what it takes to hike high peaks in the winter? Was I brave enough to stretch my comfortContinue reading “#45, 46, 47, 48 – Winter Hiking Goals”

The AMC Winter Hiking Series Leads to New Adventures

This article was originally published in the Summer 2017 edition of the Mountain Passages. In the pre-dawn hours of Christmas morning, my sons are leaving their warm beds, not to creep downstairs to check their stockings but to don their hiking clothes and collect their pillows to prepare for the trek to Grafton Notch StateContinue reading “The AMC Winter Hiking Series Leads to New Adventures”