A Family Adventure


Tyson, Emilie & Isaac

Straightback Mountain

March 22, 2020
Emilie Phillips

We needed to get out of the house and yard after being stuck together for a week. Already, we were hearing stories of popular hiking spots being overwhelmed. New Hampshire hadn’t yet restricted people’s activities, so we met up with Tyson’s brother and family, trying our best to stay 6+ feet apart. We picked the […]

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The turkeys ate all our blueberries in our yard, so we headed up to the Belknap range to pick blueberries. Four years ago when we hiked Mt Major, we had seen lots of blueberries there. We hiked the precipice loop path. We only saw one other person on Precipice Path. The treadway looked like it […]

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Mt Major — a new hiking destination

July 25, 2015
Emilie Phillips

This weekend, we struck out north to hike Mount Major. It is a new destination for us, and a reasonable compromise since it is south of the Whites but still a real mountain. The AMC Southern NH hiking guide described several trails up Mt Major including the Belknap Ridge Trail which continues all the way […]

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Mt Major

Photo Album

July 25, 2015

Loop hike in the Belknap Range south of Lake Winnipesaukee.