A Family Adventure


Tyson, Emilie & Isaac

Howard Point to Maple Juice Cove and back

August 20, 2020
John Phillips

With Emilie and Tyson off on their longest day, Trudy(Grandmother), John(Grandfather) and Isaac picked a shorter 5 1/2 mile route. Starting from the house on the northern edge of Howard Point we headed almost straight north, crossing out of Turkey Cove into the main channel of the St George River, and then into Maple Juice […]

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Maple Juice Cove

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August 20, 2020

Isaac, John (Grandpa), and Trudy (Grandma) paddled across the St Georges river to Maple Juice Cove. Part of 2020 Port Clyde Maine Kayaking Trip.

Madame Sherri Forest Hike

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August 31, 2019

John and Trudy’s photos from the hike. See the full trip report.

Sea Kayaking in North Carolina

June 25, 2019
John Phillips

My sister Ruth has a house in Bogue, North Carolina, and it had been far too long since we had visited her and her husband Andy. However, our ideas of “fun things to do” are pretty far from theirs. We came up with a visit schedule that worked for all of us. Each day we […]

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Isaac’s Telemark Trip to Cardigan

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December 27, 2017

Isaac has his own telemark setup including boots, skiis with binds, and skins.

Climb to Anderson Glacier

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August 29, 2017

Leaving a base camp at Camp Siberia, our first goal was to climb to Anderson Glacier

Little glacier with little ice cave

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August 30, 2017

Our second climb was on the north face of Mt LaCrosse to an unamed glacier that we spotted from Mt Anderson. We had been trying to explain to Isaac the need to check the ice pack for possible weak spots. Then we found a great example.

Anderson Pass Trail to LaCrosse Pass

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August 31, 2017

We decided to make the attempt to reach LaCrosse Pass, and did reach the pass. The rewards included views and a distant black bear.