A Family Adventure

Tyson, Emilie & Isaac

I wasn’t going to let our new roof space go to waste. We installed a new array of solar panels. These panels will be offsetting the heating load of the hangar. This winter (2020-2021) we heated it with a baseboard heater and two space heaters. I am working on getting an air to water heat […]

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Last Tracks at Crescent Ridge

March 27, 2021
Emilie Phillips

We claimed last tracks on Crescent Ridge for the season. When we first planned the last NH AMC family trip for end of March at Crescent Ridge, that sounded like a reasonable idea. After all, it worked in 2018 and 2019. Well, the snow this year just hasn’t been up to snuff. We had three […]

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Isaac on Hillman’s Highway

March 21, 2021
Emilie Phillips

Isaac skied Hillman’s Highway from top to bottom this weekend. This gully is just outside of Tuckerman Ravine. It is a 1,300 foot drop with 30-40° slope. Isaac knows the Tuckerman Ravine trail from Pinkham Notch to Hermit Lake. He is starting to recognize landmarks. “Is that the Sherburne right over there Dad? Let’s go […]

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Skiing Hillman’s Highway

April 15, 2017
Tyson Sawyer

[draft written in 2017] For Mt. Washington spring skiing, Hillman’s Highway is a classic. A classic that I had not yet checked off my bucket list, but this looked to be the perfect day to do so. The sun had warmed things early, the sky was blue. Just the conditions that my spring AMC trips […]

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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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