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Tyson, Emilie & Isaac

Destination Pitcher Mountain and Hubbard Hill NH

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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Hubbard Hill

January 24, 2015
Emilie Phillips

Tyson and I led an AMC trip to the blueberry fields on Hubbard Hill. Two weeks prior we had skied there and found sufficient snow for the well maintained road. Then the weekend prior it rained, melting a lot of the snow near our house and turning everything from our house to the Lakes Region […]

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Blueberry Hill with Family

January 11, 2015
Emilie Phillips

On the way to Vermont the previous day, we checked out the snow conditions in Stoddard NH. They weren’t any better than Vermont, but the road out to the blueberry fields on Hubbard hill is well maintained and skiable without much snow. There’s nothing outstanding about the trip. It’s an easy ski and not too […]

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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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Should have skied

December 30, 2013
Emilie Phillips

After yesterdays rain storm, we expected the snow to be miserable and went hiking instead of skiing. My parents and I went to a small mountain, Pitcher Mountain, on the Monadnock-Sunapee Greenway in south western NH. Everything looked according to plan until ten miles out from the trail head. Then we started worrying that the […]

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Pitcher Mountain is a popular small mountain in south western NH with a fire tower. Hubbard Hill, to the north of Pitcher Mountain in the Andorra Forest, has blueberry picking in the summer, and easy cross country ski access in the winter. See Pitcher Mountain Guide for more information.

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