Weekly Photo Challenge: Solitude

  Stairs Mountain. It’s been several years since I spent my first night alone in the wilderness. This is where I slept, high atop the cliff face of Stairs Mountain, deep in New Hampshire’s White Mountain National Forest. Peace, quite, solitude, with awe inspiring views in almost any direction. The last thing I saw before… Read More

A Room With A View Revisited

  One evening last fall I had the pleasure of staying in a most spectacular and spacious room. A room like no other. Its walls beautifully decorated in shades of evergreen and autumn gold, with well placed splashes of crimson. The finishing touch, a border of distant mountains under a nearly cloudless blue sky. The… Read More

Weekly Photo Challenge: Infinite

The mountains seemed to go on and on… From my bedroom window. Over the weekend I went on my first solo wilderness overnight in New Hampshire’s White Mountains. This spectacular view from the top of Stairs Mountain, the reward for a long hike carrying a fully loaded pack, awaited me as I reached my camp… Read More