A Family Adventure


Tyson, Emilie & Isaac

Greeley Ponds from the South

January 17, 2022
Emilie Phillips

Greeley Ponds from the south was Tyson’s and my very first ski trip with the NH AMC way back in 2008. We signed up because it was obviously easy. We met Scott and Bill. Tyson got his very first Telemark lesson. Scott and Bill invited us back for the next weekend and the weekend after, […]

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Ski flying at Plymouth

January 8, 2022
Emilie Phillips

Saturday, there was a cookout on a lake in New York. That morning, though, Tyson had just one more adjustment to make on the Bearhawk skis. The left hand ski has always switched smoothly from ski mode to wheel mode. The right hand one never quite aligns right. To fix it, Tyson made a custom […]

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Heat Pump performance during the cold snap

January 11, 2022
Emilie Phillips

This summer we installed a heat pump in our hangar. It is a Chiltrix CX34 air to water heat pump. Yesterday we had our first chance to stress test it’s performance. Outside, the temperature dropped to single digits. Heat pumps have troubles heating when the outside temperature is significantly lower than the indoor temperature. So […]

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Mount Pemigewasset

December 27, 2021
Emilie Phillips

The hardest part about hiking this mountain is spelling its name. My parents came up for the holidays. There was fluffy snow, but not nearly enough to ski. The conditions seemed appropriate for a short hike near my vacation house. We had a little bit of trouble finding the trailhead. Only half of the Flume […]

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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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