Category Archives: Photography

Lost River Gorge and Boulder Caves

Last month, thanks to an awesome deal through Groupon, we went and explored Lost River Gorge and Boulder Caves in Woodstock, New Hampshire. This attraction features a series of over 1000 stairs leading you up, down, and through a glacial … Continue reading

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Groundhogs, Gardens, and Guilt

About a month ago I made a new friend. It was an inquisitive, furry little creature that moved in with the chipmunks under my porch. After a quick internet search, I confirmed that it was a groundhog and gave him (or … Continue reading

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North and South Twin Mountains

  We recently hiked North and South Twin Mountain, making us officially 50% done with the New Hampshire 4000 footers! We began the hike off Haystack road, approaching from the north. There were some crazy river crossings on this trail, … Continue reading

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(Surprise) to Mount Moriah – Another 4000 footer bites the dust!

    So . . . what can I say that’s nice about this hike? The view was gorgeous. And that’s about it. While incredibly beautiful, Moriah was one nasty lady on the day we hiked her. Or maybe I shouldn’t … Continue reading

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Middle Mountain

Middle Mountain is an 1857 foot peak in North Conway, NH that offers an excellent view of the valley below. Start at the Pudding Pond trail head (heading north on North-South Road, take a right onto Artist Falls Road, then … Continue reading

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Mount Jackson ~ Presidential Range, NH

Although part of the Presidential Range of New Hampshire’s White Mountains, Mount Jackson was named after 19th century Geologist Charles Thomas Jackson and not President Andrew Jackson. At 4052 feet, it is the 38th tallest of New Hampshire’s 48 4000 … Continue reading

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Jockey Cap ~ Fryeburg, Maine

Jockey Cap is a 600 foot glacial boulder in Fryeburg, Maine that offers exceptional views with about 10 minutes of (somewhat strenuous) effort. Enough to get your heart pumping, but over before you think about lying down. To find the … Continue reading

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Cape Elizabeth Lighthouse in Maine

The Portland Head Light on Cape Elizabeth in Maine is a picturesque lighthouse on a small jetty in the Atlantic. I visited on a sunny day in mid-March when the winds were high and chilly. The photos don’t do the beauty … Continue reading

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My Top 5 Mountain Hikes of 2015

Although I didn’t get nearly as many mountains hiked as I had hoped this year, I crossed another seven 4,000 footers off my list and saw many amazing, memorable views. As the year draws to a close, I’ve looked back and determined … Continue reading

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Cliff Walk in York, Maine

It was a warm December day in New England – not many sentences are going to start like that. It was 50 degrees, the sun was shinning full force, there wasn’t a cloud in the sky, and we decided to … Continue reading

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