A Family Adventure


Tyson, Emilie & Isaac

WAD 2015 (Sat)

October 10, 2015
Tyson Sawyer

Saturday morning brought high ceilings with some low-ish scattered clouds, plenty of visibility, strong winds and the promise of improvements on all axes later in the day. Jen and John Meade put on an other outstanding breakfast for the very large group and then we all headed back to the airport to head for the skies. Emilie and Isaac arrived in the RV-4 as people were starting to head out for a day of fun.

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Sunapee to Pillsbury State Park

July 5, 2015
Emilie Phillips

We hiked a long and beautiful section of the Monadnock-Sunapee Greenway descending the ridge line from Mt Sunapee. We signed ourselves up for an adventure by starting later than we should have for such a long hike. Getting out of the house with a kid is tough. First we had to position the second car […]

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Upton Forest Trail bushwack

August 10, 2014
Emilie Phillips

So, there was this trail on my map… After hiking the previous relatively nice section of the Monadnock Sunapee Greenway, I figured we should try another. It was not until we were in the car that I studied the next few sections and realized they were predominantly road walks. Instead, we opted for an intersecting […]

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spins

May 4, 2012
Emilie Phillips

Spins are, depending on whom you ask, a deadly event which can occur on landing, or a fun and fairly tame aerobatic maneuver. They are not required to become a private pilot, but training is generally recommended. So, I decided, to better myself as a pilot and take the training. To those who do not […]

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The Saga of Hancock Notch

January 31, 2010
Emilie Phillips

The short version, is thus: AMC publishes a map of winter trails in the Whites that shows skiing and hiking trails. We decided to try one trail we hadn’t skied yet, and convinced a friend to join us. Unfortunately this trail was not maintained. It was a blazed bushwhack. Then the stream crossings were out, […]

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