Category Archives: OUTDOOR ADVENTURES

Winter in the White Mountains

I hung out in New Hampshire and climbed up Mount Adams, the second highest peak in New England (elevation 5,793 feet), this weekend. It’s totally winter up there and so ethereal-looking. Definitely the most beautiful hike I’ve done in New … Continue reading

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Hiking in the ADKs –> Fall is coming!

I was a little mopey when I got back to Vermont. Post-vacation blues. Some close friends moved – Jen actually left for an internship in Seattle when I was in Europe, tragic! (But she LOVES it there and must visit … Continue reading

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THIS SPRING vs. LAST SPRING.

THIS SPRING! I went to Stowe and explored the area around Moss Glen Falls. Very pretty, but still winter. That’s a real frozen waterfall. LAST SPRING! Very pretty, and actually Spring. Sakura! So many cherry blossoms. These are pics from my … Continue reading

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Great ICE 2014: NORTH HERO–> KNIGHT ISLAND (or when I walked four miles on a frozen lake…)

My friends Amanda and Brian sent an e-mail over the weekend seeing if anyone wanted to check out North Hero’s Great Ice festival. Anyone up for an adventure this weekend in the snow? On Sunday It would be fun to … Continue reading

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THE SOUND OF LEAVES FALLING IN VERMONT.

I meant to post this with my Mt. Mansfield hike! I took a quick video of the leaves falling on the trail because it was such a lovely sound. We all paused to listen. As I was driving back from … Continue reading

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ROAD TRIPPING.

I feel like I’ve never stopped moving this past month. But Mom, Merlin, and I have a loaded Subaru and are en route to Vermont. My first time driving in over 13 months and I have a 13-hour drive! See … Continue reading

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ON HIKING IN KAMIKOCHI WITH KEITH.

One Sunday in July, Keith and I took a road trip to Kamikochi in Nagano for a day of hiking. While I liked hiking in other parts of Japan better – Kamikochi was gorgeous but TOO CROWDED – we saw … Continue reading

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