A Family Adventure


Tyson, Emilie & Isaac

First Bar

October 31, 2020
Tyson Sawyer

In some areas of the country, gravel bars are large and open. In New England, gravel bars are generally small, surrounded by trees and often covered in large stones. Since installing Alaskan Bushwheels for our trip to UT and ID last spring, I had been looking for the right chance to try some of the […]

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CubCrafters STOL Competition

May 30, 2020
Tyson Sawyer

Even with a knife, a gun fight can be fun. This weekend was the first of 4 STOL competitions planned by Mark Kenneston, the northeast representative for CubCrafters. CubCrafters makes some of the lightest and highest performing Cub style aircraft available. We joined up with our neighbor in his Cessna L-19 “Bird Dog” for the […]

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Hay Field RV-4

November 16, 2019
Tyson Sawyer

I’ve flown into the hay field across from the Stuart & John’s restaurant a number of times with the Bearhawk, which is designed for backcountry/back-yard work. I wanted to try with the RV-4, an airplane that can cruise at 160+ mph. Landing in the hay field is a bit like landing on a mini-golf course. […]

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Glade Skiing off the Kancamagus

April 6, 2019
Tyson Sawyer

Another case of lemonade from lemons. Thor and I had planned an AMC-NH group trip on Saturday to ski Monroe Brook off the west side of Mount Monroe. Unfortunately, the forecast was calling for anywhere between 2 and 12 inches of snow on top of an icy surface with winds in the 50-70 mph range […]

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Crescent Ridge

March 30, 2019
Tyson Sawyer

A wise man once said: On Sat, Feb 16, 2019 at 6:06 PM Nik Fiore wrote: > but you don’t know if you don’t go. The forecast was calling for a 50% +/- chance of mixed precipitation all day. Erik and I and 6 other dedicated souls were planning to ski the Granite Backcountry Alliance […]

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Crescent Ridge

Photo Album

March 30, 2019

NH Chapter of AMC trip to Crescent Ridge glade