A Family Adventure

Tyson, Emilie & Isaac


Wildcat Valley Trail: the fast way

March 25, 2018
Emilie Phillips

Isaac and Matteo climbed into the historic Wildcat gondola. “We’re in jail!” Isaac announced, grinning out the window at Betsy and I. Meanwhile, I pointed up to landmarks in Tuckerman’s Ravine and the Gulf of Slides. “Tyson and I want to take Isaac to Gulf of Slides next weekend” I told Betsy. “The south snowfields […]

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The problem with trying to match a trip to a four year old’s skill level is it is always changing. Sometimes I get it right and some times I miss. This time I missed. Benoît joined us for the weekend, and he was game for anything. The Wednesday before, it just snowed a foot or […]

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Wildcat Valley Trail

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March 18, 2017

We took Benoît to ski the backside of Wildcat.

Parent’s Visit: First Weekend

February 27, 2011
Emilie Phillips

My parents came up to visit. They drove up on Mom’s birthday. Despite it being a 12 hour drive, they got to my house before I left work, so Mom started volunteering to make dinner and go grocery shopping for me. I couldn’t let that pass since it was her birthday, so I came home, […]

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the back side of Wildcat

February 5, 2008
Emilie Phillips

This past sunday we went skiing with the AMC again on a more traditional back country trip. Most of the other participants were even on tele gear rather than cross country. The trip consisted of taking a chair lift ride to the top of WildCat, and then skiing back down through the woods to the […]

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