A Family Adventure


Tyson, Emilie & Isaac

Monadnock After Thanksgiving

November 29, 2019
Emilie Phillips

Hiking Mount Monadnock with my parents late fall is becoming a tradition. This time Tyson wanted to see Billings Fold — a geological phenomena and potential rock climb. It was cold but not snowy. I expected ice on the trails, so I hunted through the house looking for my micro spikes. It took me five […]

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Winter on Monadnock

December 31, 2018
Emilie Phillips

New Hampshire had feet of snow in November, but since then, warm rains melted all the snow. Alternating between the rain storms, it’s been cold but dry. New Years Eve started cold and dry, with rain forecast to blow in that night. We left the house shortly after 8AM. The sun was shining when we […]

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Snow on Mt Monadnock

November 27, 2016
Emilie Phillips

Mt Monadnock pokes it’s head above the rest of southern New Hampshire. Today, the peak had snagged a sombrero of clouds. It was a chilly Thanksgiving weekend, and we could see that in the shadow of the clouds, the top third of the mountain was white from snow or ice. This spring we summitted Mt […]

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Cold hike on Monadnock

December 30, 2014
Emilie Phillips

Even though it was December and cold, there was no snow. We headed to some less popular trails on Monadnock with my parents. We parked at the Marlboro trailhead. The trip started poorly at the trailhead. Isaac refused to go hiking because the poles Tyson had brought didn’t collapse short enough. Tyson was slowly freezing […]

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