Tag Archives: Hiking

A Grand Visit!

Prior to Utah’s Monsoon season this spring, Christina, Tess & I had ourselves a grand adventure on the Colorado Plateau including a multi-night stay on the south rim of the Grand Canyon. Christina & I picked Tess up from the … Continue reading

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“death march”

Squeezing in all the requisite New England summer activities as the exodus quickly approaches.  This trip ironically turned into the laziest camp/hike weekend.  Boxes, however, were checked off. As per usual it was late in the day when we reached … Continue reading

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next time I’ll drive

Oh what vast landscape is this? Where the mountains tower over 14000′. Where there really was gold at the end of the rainbow, and lot’s of it! Where gondolas are the preferred method of transportation. My that is quite the … Continue reading

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KanceeMangee (that’s a hard ‘C’ and a soft ‘G’)

Free at last from the congestion of the commuters, I speed towards the mountains, a cool wind in my face gives me goosebumps, but if I roll the window up it’s instantly too warm for my taste on this midsummer … Continue reading

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It’s Official

Officially a goal of mine to summit all New Hampshire 4,000 footers.  I’ve spent so much time in the White Mountains recently it’s bound to happen anyways.  People say negative things about making lists just to make lists, but this is really … Continue reading

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20 Miles, oops!

The stars aligned in mid November for the at least once per calendar year backpacking trip with my friend, Tom, after several scheduling conflicts and postponements. Tom is, in fact, the very person who introduced me to backpacking. At his … Continue reading

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Tess gets what Tess wants,

when she wants to go on a camping trip that is. In my last post I mentioned that my sister, Tess, may have been bitten by the outdoor bug after our family camping trip. A few weeks ago she overheard … Continue reading

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