A Family Adventure


Tyson, Emilie & Isaac

First time at Russell Crag

May 21, 2022
Emilie Phillips

Isaac and I went rock climbing this weekend with the Sallade family. They live up north in the White Mountains and are active in the climbing community. Sarah took us to Russell Crag, a newly developed set of cliffs on Tripoli Road. The fact that it is newly developed gave me some pause. On the […]

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Past history

Emilie Phillips

We didn’t do anything blog worthy this past weekend. However, I have a backlog of notes about old trips. So for this week, I wrote up last hike on our 2019 trip to Utah and Idaho: Indian Creek and Grays Peak

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Indian Creek and Grays Peak

June 18, 2019
Emilie Phillips

This is the 11th day of our flying tour to Utah and Idaho. Between the guidebooks we borrowed from the Johnson Creek caretakers and advice from other pilots, we had plenty of possible hiking destinations. Most were too short, a mile or less, or too long, a three plus day backpacking trip. The only feasible […]

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Apple Orchard Falls

April 28, 2022
Emilie Phillips

We saw an amazing diversity of things on our hike down to Apple Orchard Falls. I saw all the spring ephemerals I used to look for every spring on the Blue Ridge. My mom knew the most plants, but each of us contributed. And we saw a few interesting non-vegetative things. The flowers Trillium Dutchman’s […]

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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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