March 8, 2019
This sense of possibility, this large swath of low-rise mountains just to our north full of trails that go over over peaks and through valleys, by lakes, rivers and waterfalls, with places to stay along the way (summer camping and winter cabins) has infused me with a sense of hope that I might be able to call southern Quebec home for the next decade of my life, maybe longer.
November 14, 2016
I had forgotten what windblown ice and snow look like on stunted spruce above tree line and that you should pack crampons for hiking 4,000 footers in New England in November.
February 7, 2014
I don't want to scare you into thinking if you start hiking on a more regular basis, or doing some other activity outdoors together you'll have to re-order your life priorities and end up with a large scale life change. But wouldn't it be kind of cool if that did ...
May 21, 2012
Today I'm happy to introduce you to my friend Louise Johnson. Louise started a homeschool hiking group in their community and I asked her to share her experiences in an interview.
May 26, 2009
Our first camping trip of the season on Memorial Day weekend always seems to kick off summer. This weekend we swam (well the kids did - have you noticed kids aren't the least bit affected by cold water), climbed mountains, slept under the stars (in the tent), ate every meal ...
July 28, 2008
Yesterday we lived summer, under a bright blue sky. Hiking up and through a rushing brook, wading in a mountain top pond, picnicing and snoozing on the rocks, eating handfuls of wild blueberries. Tumbledown Brook Waterfall East Corner of Tumbledown Pond Webb Lake, Mount Blue State Park Wild Blueberries on ...