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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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Mortal Fall by Christine Carbo ~ Fiction Book Review

Christine Carbo is an excellent writer. She draws the reader into her characters’ world, making them see what they see, putting the reader into their fictional shoes. Her descriptions and insights are wonderful. That said, for a suspense novel, her … Continue reading

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Mount Washington, NH ~ through the hiker’s lens

At 6,288 feet, Mount Washington is the highest mountain in the northeastern United States, and one of the 48 New Hampshire 4000 footers. Home to a weather observatory, a cog rail, and an auto road, it’s accessible to anyone in … 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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Wild By Cheryl Strayed ~ Nonfiction Book Review

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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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