Search:

Type: Posts; User: FisherCat

Page 1 of 13 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.14 seconds.

  1. Replies
    4
    Views
    1,708

    Yes indeed, the lower sections have some great...

    Yes indeed, the lower sections have some great color. About the time you start the switchbacks it goes to mostly boreal with little color, but then when you get to the "downlook" you get such a nice...
  2. Replies
    4
    Views
    1,708

    Thanks Kevin! As a matter of fact we are all...

    Thanks Kevin! As a matter of fact we are all preppin for our last trail work trip of the season to Osseo real soon. Can't wait to get the axe swingin again. I hear there are about 3-4 blowdowns to...
  3. Anybody for a Trail Worker's story?...anyone?.....

    As so many of you know, trail work is my passion. Each year I write an essay/story about trail work, sometimes for essay contests, but more often just as an appeal to let people know the task before...
  4. Replies
    10
    Views
    4,415

    And while trails may seem more crowded, that all...

    And while trails may seem more crowded, that all depends on what trails you use and when you are on them. If you hike around Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, weekends, etc., etc., yes indeed...
  5. Replies
    3
    Views
    1,237

    5 Days, 5 Pics

    Hopefully, no one misses my usual sentimental, philosophical TR. Because this one is neither of the two. This was a week all about labor, grunting, sweat, scrapes, bruises, blazing, bars, blood,...
  6. Replies
    12
    Views
    4,091

    Ryan mentions some great campgrounds around the...

    Ryan mentions some great campgrounds around the Valley and he is correct. There is always Dolly Copp on Rt 16 and Moose Brook State Park (although they have had some recent toilet issues in years,...
  7. Replies
    12
    Views
    4,091

    The only time camping is allowed above treeline...

    The only time camping is allowed above treeline is winter, and even then there are guidelines.

    Here is an encapsulated review of camping guidelines, follow the links for more info:
    ...
  8. Replies
    2
    Views
    3,374

    No problem Ryan, thx for the heads-up and I will...

    No problem Ryan, thx for the heads-up and I will check it again after the holiday!
  9. Replies
    2
    Views
    3,374

    2012 STP Internal Server Error

    Hey - I wanted to support one of the hikers, but when I try to do so I get an "Internal Server Error" page and am unable to do so. So....somebody help, is this a problem on my end or the Obs site?...
  10. Replies
    5
    Views
    1,359

    I have passed over them in between showers so...

    I have passed over them in between showers so they were a bit slick. There is some initial challenge (you will see a spot on the ledges where only a small birch seems like a grab-hold - it isn't, so...
  11. Part 2 In the end, most of the families of...

    Part 2

    In the end, most of the families of rescuers were fortunate. For many, friends and family members were strewn wide and far across the rescue net and were not in the area, save for one....
  12. Taken Before His Time....30 Years and Counting...

    It is no secret that northern NH, "above the Notches", is one of the best places to raise one's children. At once they have a sense of self and of community. It is with this ultimate background in...
  13. Hiking in the Face of History: A Historical Trek to Garfield

    I will outright admit I am one of the ones who had not posted many TR's here lately. As a matter of fact, my postings on several sites has gone down because: 1. I only hike 3 seasons because of the...
  14. Replies
    13
    Views
    4,584

    Trish, Thank you for including that final...

    Trish,

    Thank you for including that final thought. My father is one of the many individuals who was a member of the multiple S&R teams out searching for your husband. I will never forget how...
  15. Replies
    4
    Views
    1,284

    Kevin is right. No matter how you slice it, the...

    Kevin is right. No matter how you slice it, the trail you take or the mileage involved from the northern approaches requires an elevation gain of around 4500 feet. Valley Way, as Kevin admonishes,...
  16. Replies
    26
    Views
    10,135

    Kathy, I had for years used a Fuji FinePix, which...

    Kathy, I had for years used a Fuji FinePix, which I was very happy with. Despite that, I still found its size a bit cumbersome. This year I began using a Canon PowerShot SD 1300is and am extremely...
  17. Thread: Fall 2011

    by FisherCat
    Replies
    21
    Views
    9,587

    Just another update, the color is definitely...

    Just another update, the color is definitely popping along almost the entire length of Rt 3 from Twin Mt right through to Lancaster. If you are headed to the true North Country - Northumberland,...
  18. Thread: Fall 2011

    by FisherCat
    Replies
    21
    Views
    9,587

    For anybody up, or coming up midweek, this has...

    For anybody up, or coming up midweek, this has been the most inconsistent color I can ever recollect. I expect this to change rapidly with the expected frost on the way. So far, from what we have...
  19. Replies
    29
    Views
    7,135

    Nope just been very busy this summer. I check in...

    Nope just been very busy this summer. I check in daily, just have not had a lot to say. Busy organizing fundraiser for youth ski racing and an alum meet for us old veteran team members. winter cannot...
  20. Replies
    5
    Views
    1,609

    I always enjoy the Tripyramids, they are one of...

    I always enjoy the Tripyramids, they are one of my favorite 4000footers. The last time we were there it was just prior to a T-storm moving in after a dry spell and the smell of fir was overwhelming....
  21. Thread: Fall Foliage

    by FisherCat
    Replies
    10
    Views
    4,240

    We usually find that many believe Columbus Day...

    We usually find that many believe Columbus Day weekend is good for fall foliage in the Whites. However, north of the Notches that is usually just a little too late. Columbus Day wknd is good for the...
  22. Replies
    11
    Views
    1,816

    Hey Chris! Was that in either June or October and...

    Hey Chris! Was that in either June or October and it was raining heavily for some time? We met a class similiar to that on one of our Trail Work trips. We stopped and talked to one of the adults for...
  23. Replies
    11
    Views
    1,816

    Mark- Had a day like that with Carrigain several...

    Mark- Had a day like that with Carrigain several years ago. With Carrigain all you hear about is the view, the view, the view. There was no view, ALL DAY, totally socked in, but it was indeed a great...
  24. Replies
    11
    Views
    1,816

    Nice TR Mark! It was like walking our trail. We...

    Nice TR Mark! It was like walking our trail. We are the Adopters for the Osseo Trail and will be heading back for our first Trail Work trip of the year very soon. Normally we go the first weekend and...
  25. Replies
    8
    Views
    2,513

    Wow, holy bull! (sounded more appropriate then...

    Wow, holy bull! (sounded more appropriate then holy cow) look at those shoulders. Brings new definition to the word BULK.
Results 1 to 25 of 311
Page 1 of 13 1 2 3 4