A Family Adventure


Tyson, Emilie & Isaac

Destination Mount Watatic MA

A kite in a tree

April 3, 2016
Emilie Phillips

I had written off this weekend as an indoor weekend. All week, the weather forecast had predicted cold and rain for the weekend. Saturday we got a bunch of chores done. By Sunday morning, the forecast had changed to merely cloudy, windy and cool. As usual, we didn’t get ready early enough to go somewhere […]

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Christmas Eve Hike

December 25, 2015
Emilie Phillips

The pouring rain Wednesday night tapered off into a dreary, exceptionally warm Christmas Eve. We finished our errands in the morning, ate an early lunch, and then headed over to Mt Watatic to enjoy the rest of the day. This was my parents’ first hike with Isaac walking all the way. They got used to […]

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Isaac’s Second Self-powered Summit

December 6, 2015
Tyson Sawyer

Isaac declared he wanted to go for a hike up “that mountain” pointing out the window on the drive back from Christmas tree shopping. Well, I couldn’t identify which mountain he was pointing at, but if he wanted to go hiking, we could do that. I texted ahead to Emilie and requested that she get […]

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First spring hike, Watatic

April 19, 2015
Emilie Phillips

We took a short hike up Mt Watatic with another local family. In two short weeks all the snow melted and spring arrived. Our original plan for the weekend was to ski LINK Oakes Gulf on Mt Washington. This was the third weekend in a row that weather scuttled our plans — chance of snow, […]

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Skiing Watatic and RV annual done

February 18, 2013
Emilie Phillips

I have not posted much recently since there are few gaps between working, sleeping, and having my hands full. I have even lowered my standards for cooking. Partially pre-made food is now allowed into the house.   We finally finished the RV annual, so I was hoping to go out and fly it Saturday in […]

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Ski Watatic

February 10, 2013
Emilie Phillips

The snow in our area had melted in January and the beginning of February, but the last two weekends storms have brought snow to southern NH. Given our busy schedules and the available snow, we skied locally both weekends. Last weekend, we went to Watatic. This small mountain has an abandoned ski area on the […]

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Small peak at the southern end of the Wapack Range. Good for a short day hike and some views. For more information, see the Wapack Range description.

Photo Albums

Dec 6

Watatic

Apr 19

Watatic