Jim Salge's Posts

Beating the heat on Lake Umbagog

Beating the heat on Lake Umbagog

Backpacking / Paddling

I am largely a three season hiker…probably not in the typical sense of the word though.  My hiking season begins in early fall, and continues right through spring when the leaves fill out on the trees.  Definitely including winter. ... Read More »

Don’t miss the Mount Washington Flower Show!

Don’t miss the Mount Washington Flower Show!

Backpacking

The land above treeline in the White Mountains has been described as an arctic island in the sky. Plants that were once prevalent all over New England after the last ice age have retreated to the only place they... Read More »

Hike your own hike

Backpacking

As an artist, my circle of friends and family has grown to accept that some of my traits tend to be a bit eccentric.  Fortunately though, my circle also contains many other eccentrics, and when I put out a... Read More »

“Spring” on Mount Washington: a photographer’s journey

Backpacking / Winter Sports

Spring often brings some of the greatest contrasts between valley and summit of any point during the year. This past weekend provided a perfect example of almost unimaginable incongruity, for while valley temperatures climbed into the forties under clear... Read More »