A Family Adventure


Tyson, Emilie & Isaac

Backpack the Dosewallips to Anderson Glacier, Olympic Peninsula

August 27, 2017
Emilie Phillips
updated August 16, 2018

In August 2017, we backpacked seven days into the mountains of the Olympic Peninsula. Here’s the story of how we took our 4 year old up five thousand feet to see glaciers, bears, and alpine meadows. This trip succeeded largely because of advanced planning. I’ll write a future post with the details. I’d also like […]

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Over Hill, Under Hill, and Around Pawtuckaway

July 29, 2018
Emilie Phillips
updated August 15, 2018

We had an Isaac free day. I wanted to hike as far as we could. Tyson wanted to have fun exploring. And we couldn’t stray far from south-eastern New Hampshire because we had to pick Isaac back up. The only place in south-eastern New Hampshire is Pawtuckaway (map). We’ve been rock climbing there. We’ve been […]

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Isaac Climbs Marlow

July 21, 2018
Tyson Sawyer
updated August 1, 2018

Isaac wanted to go rock climbing. He had been to Rumney once, but that could hardly count. He had been gym climbing a couple of times. Two years ago, his grandparents introduced him to outdoor climbing during two days in WV. Looking for a few easy climbs and no crowds, we chose the crag in […]

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Blue Job Mountain

July 15, 2018
Emilie Phillips
updated July 25, 2018

We attended our second NH AMC family hike at Blue Job Mountain in Strafford. Isaac insisted we sign up for this trip immediately after our first hike with the group. A friend of ours from skiing, Kaitrin, was leading the Blue Job hike. Many of the kids we’d met last time showed up. Kaitrin took […]

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