Mount Washington

Mount Washington

Tuesday, September 7, 1999 Another friend Roc has left the trail, he said he had had his fill and was going home. The first day I met him was the day I got stung by all the swarm of yellow jackets. He was warm and friendly and I was in agony and had legs swollen to...
Fear on the Mountain

Fear on the Mountain

Tuesday, August 31, 1999 We climbed Mt. Killington where the Rev. Samuel Peters stood stoically upon the peak and named the area in a bold voice, “Verd-Mont.”These mountains are full of beauty and color making it a pleasure to be able to hike through. On the...
Moose!

Moose!

Tuesday, August 24, 1999 Our new friends dropped us off at the trail with large hugs and full hearts. They didn’t want to send us off any more than we wanted to leave them. It felt like when you couldn’t hang up the phone on your girlfriend in high school until they...
August 17-23

August 17-23

Tuesday, August 17, 1999 We didn’t get very far in our hike yesterday, after four sweet miles we hit a small shelter of timber that sat on a cliff overlooking the Connecticut Valley. It was so beautiful we sat and just admired the beauty. We took our shoes off and...
August 10-16

August 10-16

Tuesday, August 10, 1999 “The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeing new landscapes, but in having new eyes.”Marcel Proust. Cold! Cold! Cold! The temperature dropped to the high 40’s at night and Llama and I are snuggling desperately looking for heat to stop...
August 2-9

August 2-9

Tuesday August 3 “Your travel life has the essence of a dream. It is something outside the normal, yet you are in it. It is peopled with characters you have never seen before and in all probability will never see again. It brings occasional homesickness, and...