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The Sunrise Ascent – the Climb Goes On!

The teams were trained and prepared. The equipment was primed and ready. The snacks were available in copious quantities. Oh, but the weather! Event Day August 6 marked the eighth Sunrise Ascent of Mount Washington, an event I’ve previously written about. For the event’s climb up the Mount Washington Auto Road, teams of adaptive athletes and volunteers […]

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Rainy Day Activities in the North Country

It’s no secret that we here in the North Country love adventures outdoors, but it’s also no secret that the weather can foil those pursuits. When Mother Nature doesn’t cooperate with plans for hikes and watersports, there’s still plenty to enjoy about the North Country. Visit these local spots the next time the weather turns […]

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Copper Cannon Cleanup

As my bank won’t accept volunteer blogging in lieu of mortgage payments, my workdays find me in Franconia at Garnet Hill (GH). The company has a special relationship with nearby Copper Cannon Camp in Bethlehem. In addition to hosting some of Garnet Hill’s outstanding staff parties throughout the year, the camp is also the site […]

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Finding History in Franconia

Franconia is known for its mountains, but the small village just north of the namesake notch holds a storied history. From its roots as a ski town to the home of a famous poet, Franconia’s past is captured in area museums and landmarks today. This spring if you head to the North Country for hiking and […]

The Loading Dock

Make Something Weird Happen: Collaborative Art at The Loading Dock

The Loading Dock in Littleton is a multi-disciplinary art space host to musicians, painters, spoken word, and more. Jason Tors spearheads the operation as curator, booking agent, and artist, among many other hats. He shared what it is that makes this space special, and a little weird. The Prelude Tors’ founding of The Loading Dock […]