A Family Adventure


Tyson, Emilie & Isaac

Mt Garfield

July 24, 2021
Emilie Phillips

There are definite advantages to having a house up in the Whites. We easily got to the trailhead by 7:30AM. I picked Mt Garfield purely because it was the closest significant mountain. The other family we hiked with was a bit more sensible and vetted the trail to make sure it was kid appropriate. That […]

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Mt Agassiz

July 18, 2021
Emilie Phillips

Isaac and I and some friends hiked the short 2 mile trail up Mt Agassiz this Saturday. That’s not much “adventure” by the standards of this blog. The rest of the weekend went to our other projects. Tyson has the front end of the Bearhawk in pieces. He is trying to make the oil cooler […]

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Morning at Echo Crag

July 11, 2021
Emilie Phillips

Isaac and I got together with Sarah, Mike, and their kids for a morning of climbing at Echo Crag in Franconia Notch. I have barely averaged one climbing trip a year for the last many years, so I set my expectations low. Echo Crag has lots of easy climbs (and lots of hard climbs), so […]

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Portsmouth Harbor Historic Buildings

July 5, 2021
Emilie Phillips

Last time we kayaked Portsmouth Harbor, we landed at park beaches and MITA islands. This time I found rest stops at a bunch of public parks with historic buildings. Wentworth-Coolidge Mansion This is a NH state park. The primary attraction is the mansion. There is also a walking path and some park benches for viewing […]

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We like sea kayaking in big waves, landing our airplanes off-airport, skiing in the wilderness, and more. Check back next week to hear about our family’s latest adventure.

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