“May your trails be crooked, winding, lonesome, dangerous, leading to the most amazing view. May your mountains rise into and above the clouds.” ~ Edward Abbey Black Cap Black Cap is one of my favorite short hikes in the White Mountains. Just about two and half miles round trip, it is also a relatively easy hike making it quite popular ….
“Hiking in undiscovered places is a lot of fun.” ~ Karolina Kurkova Winter Hiking I get asked A LOT about Winter hiking. Most people think I am crazy and I concur for even undertaking the freezing feat. Hiking isn’t always enjoyable, even in warmer months, why would I want to torture myself when it is sub zero out? Honestly, I don’t ….
“Sunsets are so beautiful that they almost seem as if we were looking through the gates of Heaven.” ~ John Lubbock New Discoveries While I grew up in the White Mountains, even having moved away it seems like I am discovering new beauties and treasures to explore every time I go home. There is always a new mountain to hike ….
“Believe in yourself, take on your challenges, dig deep within yourself to conquer fears. Never let anyone bring you down. You got to keep going.” ~ Chantal Sutherland I had a friend visit me a couple weeks ago, and of course living in the city we had to do some of the touristy things. Alas some of those touristy things ….
“Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.” ~ Albert Einstein While I may have grown up in New Hampshire and I like hiking and being outside, there are a couple things I do not like. Spiders for one. I absolutely abhor spiders. I am usually calm cool and collected except when it comes to those way ….
I first came across this hidden gem through my friend Rachel’s Instagram pictures a couple years ago. Having a thing for waterfalls I knew it was a must and a need and definitely not a want to go here. Even the name didn’t deter me and I hate snakes. I might be a mountain girl, but I am not always ….
“All journeys have secret destinations of which the traveler is unaware.” ~ Martin Buber When I was a baby my family use to vacation in Lake George, visiting my mom’s family who lived there and exploring the Adirondacks. The last time I was there was in the bleak and chilly month of February for my great uncle’s funeral. It was ….