A Family Adventure


Tyson, Emilie & Isaac

Destination Monadnock Sunapee Greenway

Short hike up Pitcher Mountain

November 27, 2015
Emilie Phillips

On an unusually warm Black Friday, we hiked to the summit of Pitcher Mountain and flew a kite by the fire tower. Isaac has grown too heavy for either Tyson or I to enjoy carrying him. So we are downsizing our hikes to short ones Isaac can walk himself. Tyson picked Pitcher Mountain which turned […]

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Sunapee to Pillsbury State Park

July 5, 2015
Emilie Phillips

We hiked a long and beautiful section of the Monadnock-Sunapee Greenway descending the ridge line from Mt Sunapee. We signed ourselves up for an adventure by starting later than we should have for such a long hike. Getting out of the house with a kid is tough. First we had to position the second car […]

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Upton Forest Trail bushwack

August 10, 2014
Emilie Phillips

So, there was this trail on my map… After hiking the previous relatively nice section of the Monadnock Sunapee Greenway, I figured we should try another. It was not until we were in the car that I studied the next few sections and realized they were predominantly road walks. Instead, we opted for an intersecting […]

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Tyson was off taking a course for his instrument rating, so I was left to manage Isaac on my own. An all day hike sounded like a fun simple way to do so. Tyson, like all New Englanders, likes to summit as many peaks as possible. I grew up in an AT trail club, so […]

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Blueberry picking at Pitcher Mountain

July 20, 2014
Emilie Phillips

It was prime blueberry season in our yard so we invited friends to go west to Andorra forest to pick blueberries. In the winter it was a 2mile ski to get back to Hubbard Hill. So we were very surprised when we arrived and the road was open all the way. There was also a […]

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Hike Pitcher Mountain

April 19, 2014
Emilie Phillips

We went to Pitcher Mountain in the southwest of New Hampshire for our first hike of the spring. Isaac had not been out hiking since the beginning of January, so I was not sure how much he would remember of the process. Not to worry, as soon as I started packing the kid carrier, he […]

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