Mount Washington

When to Walk Away From a Winter Hike

When to Walk Away From a Winter Hike

Outdoor Adventure (Unique lifestyle/travel/personal experience)

Summiting Mt. Washington in the winter has been a goal for a long time. My dad and I were supposed to do it last year, but then I dislocated my shoulder and tore my labrum and shoulder capsule. This... Read More »

A night on Mount Washington

Outdoor Adventure (Unique lifestyle/travel/personal experience) / Winter Sports

Last week, I had the incredible opportunity to spend a night at the Mount Washington Observatory, as part of a photo/video shoot that we (Eastern Mountain Sports) were doing. The shoot was partly focused on the programs that the... Read More »

Why you should read Not Without Peril

Why you should read Not Without Peril

Backpacking

This book should be required reading if you are heading into the mountains. I don’t care what mountains you are going into, you can still learn about the fickle nature of mountain weather. Nicholas Howe’s Not Without Peril is... Read More »

Seeking Mount Washington

Seeking Mount Washington

Backpacking

I didn’t want to get out of my sleeping bag. It was 4:30AM and 45 degrees outside. After fumbling around my tent I flicked on my headlamp and found my kilt. I could hear some of my teammates rustling... Read More »

A tribute to “The Most Interesting Man in Maine”

A tribute to “The Most Interesting Man in Maine”

Backpacking

I’m a big fan of the Dos Equis “Most Interesting Man in the World” ad campaign where a rugged older gentleman does everything from launch himself out of a moving airplane in a kayak to shooing a mountain lion... Read More »

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