A Family Adventure


Tyson, Emilie & Isaac

Mount Lafayette and Skookumchuck Trail

November 13, 2021
Emilie Phillips

What with the new vacation house in Bethlehem, we are trying nearby lesser known hiking trails. Mount Lincoln and Lafayette are extremely popular for good reason. However, there is another way up to the top of Mount Lafayette — the Skookumchuck Trail. I was worried the trail would stay under the trees with no views […]

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Miller-Quinn and Diamond Peaks

November 11, 2021
Emilie Phillips

Tyson has a list of hikes near airstrips. Miller-Quinn airstrip and Diamond Peaks had been near the top for a long while, but we kept not finding an appropriate day because it’s so far north, and the hike is a bit short on my scale. Flight Miller-Quinn is a semi-maintained grass strip in Second College […]

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The Rocks, Bethlehem NH

October 31, 2021
Emilie Phillips

It rained the weekend we spent in the Whites. At first the forecast promised the rain would stop Sunday early morning, then Sunday mid morning. Finally it quit at lunch time. We downsized from a big hike to a small hike, to a walk. We picked The Rocks conservation area for our walk. It’s an […]

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Paving Jaffrey

October 23, 2021
Emilie Phillips

Silver Ranch airport got paved for the first time since 1961. Tyson checked out the progress on October 13th. They tore up the runway and regraded it a little flatter. (Not more level, just a more consistent gradient.) The pavement had just barely cured on the 23rd when Tyson flew over to get first tracks […]

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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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