Monthly Archives: September 2012

Mount Washington – September 28, 2012

I was determined to do Mt Washington before I leave for California. My plan was to hike it yesterday but the prediction for high winds coupled with a discussion about high winds on a local hiking forum made me change … Continue reading

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Zealand Mountain and the Bonds, September 23, 2012

I had the Bonds to myself on this gorgeous fall day. The trip was supposed to be an AMC hike with 6-7 of us. Unfortunately the hike leader and co-leader had emergencies and had to formally cancel the hike. No … Continue reading

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Mount Carrigain – September 20, 2012

My solo 10 mile out-and-back hike plus the travel distance along Sawyer River Rd from Rte 302 brought the most gorgeous views of the Whites and beyond that I have ever seen. I’m sure the cool, fall weather with low … Continue reading

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Sugary Treats (Some From the Past)

SNICKERDOODLES Ingredients (modified, original recipe below) 1/2 C shortening 1 1/2 cup white sugar 2 eggs 1 teaspoons vanilla extract 2 3/4 C flour 2 1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar 1 teaspoon baking soda Directions Chill dough. Roll into balls … Continue reading

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Kinsman Trail – Siva’s Section Hike – Sept 15-16, 2012

Cool, clear fall weather greeted Siva, Dexter and me for this 2 day/1 night backpack trip. Siva needed this approximately 15 mile trip as part of her Appalachian Trail section hike; I looked forward to bagging South and North Kinsman. … Continue reading

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Kilkenny Ridge Backpack – September 7-9, 2012

A group of six of us started out at South Pond for a 3 day, 2 night backpack trip along the Kilkenny Ridge Trail and finishing on the Starr King Trail. This leisurely paced hike (about 7 miles per day) … Continue reading

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Milan Yurt and Great North Woods – Sept 4-5, 2012

Bob and I wanted to check out yurt living and found one (of four) at the Milan (MY-lan) Hill State Park. Lots of rain on this car trip but great to see Gorham, Berlin, Errol,the beautiful Balsams and Dixville Notch, … Continue reading

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