A Family Adventure


Tyson, Emilie & Isaac

Destination Crescent Ridge

Last Tracks at Crescent Ridge

March 27, 2021
Emilie Phillips

We claimed last tracks on Crescent Ridge for the season. When we first planned the last NH AMC family trip for end of March at Crescent Ridge, that sounded like a reasonable idea. After all, it worked in 2018 and 2019. Well, the snow this year just hasn’t been up to snuff. We had three […]

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Crescent Ridge for MLK Day

January 18, 2021
Emilie Phillips

Isaac changed his mind and says he likes skiing uphill better than downhill. And that the second lap is better than the first. Given the snow conditions, I thought any lap was better than none. It rained and poured at our house, but the Mt Washington Auto Road temperature profile said it mostly stayed below […]

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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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Ski Vacation in the Whites

February 21, 2019
Emilie Phillips

My parents rented a cottage in Lincoln for school vacation week. We joined them for four ski tours. Isaac wanted cross country skiing at Jackson every day, but the rest of us wanted more variety. Greeley Ponds Wednesday, just Isaac went up with my parents while Tyson and I worked. They skied in from the […]

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Crescent Ridge

February 17, 2019
Emilie Phillips

Tyson introduced Isaac and I to the glades on Crescent Ridge, maintained by the Granite Alliance. For an adult, one lap makes an easy day. We saw other folks doing four laps. Isaac and I kept track of everything we had seen or heard on the way up. View of the northern presidentials (Mt Adams […]

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Crescent Ridge Glades

March 31, 2018
Tyson Sawyer

At our original destination of Oakes Gulf, the forecast was calling for 50+ mph winds and temperatures staying below freezing. Time to make lemonade! At Brian’s suggestion, the group decided to divert to Crescent Ridge in Randolph, NH. With lower elevations and a SE aspect that put the sun to work on the crusty surface, […]

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