Posts Tagged: forest



Camping Ethics, White Mountains

Poor "Leave No Trace" habits on the the side a Sawyer River Trail in the White Mountains, New Hampshire USA.
Sawyer River Trail – White Mountains, NH
 

Leave No Trace, Camping EthicsThe Leave No Trace program is a very effective program that uses simple principles and common sense to promote back-country camping ethics. Creating awareness for camping ethics is an important part of the program. Feel free to share this blog post with your friends.

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Devils Kitchen Gorge, White Mountains

Devils Kitchen Gorge along Bumpus Brook in Randolph, New Hampshire USA during the autumn months.
Devils Kitchen Gorge – White Mountains, New Hampshire 
 

Devils Kitchen Gorge, New Hampshire – Devils Kitchen is a small interesting gorge along Bumpus Brook in Randolph, New Hampshire. There are many cascades along the brook to photograph, so plan on being in the area for a few hours. Coosauk Falls in one of the more interesting waterfalls in the area. It seems like I find a new vantage point every visit. Devils Kitchen can be easily reached using the Howker Ridge Trail.

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Shoal Pond, Pemigewasset Wilderness

Pemigewasset Wilderness - Mount Carrigain from Shoal Pond during the summer months in Lincoln, New Hampshire. This is a remote pond in the Pemigewasset Wilderness
Mount Carrigain from Shoal Pond – White Mountains, New Hampshire
 

Shoal Pond, Pemigewasset Wilderness – Shoal Pond is a secluded 5-acre pond in the Pemigewasset Wilderness in the New Hampshire White Mountains. The average depth is one foot with a max depth of three feet (source, NH Fish & Game). The definition of “Shoal” is an area of shallow water, so this is likely why the pond was given this name.

This serene pond located along the Shoal Pond Trail, off the Appalachian Trail, is one of the unique features of this 45,000-acre designated wilderness. The reflection of the forest and Mount Carrigain in the pond early in the morning is excellent! And it is a great place to view wildlife and / or camp near for a few days.

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Autumn Foliage – New Hampshire

Pondicherry Wildlife Refuge - Reflection of autumn foliage in Cherry Pond in Jefferson, New Hampshire USA during the autumn months.
Pondicherry Wildlife Refuge – Jefferson, New Hampshire USA
 

Quick Update September 25, 2011:
Colors are starting to show in the Northern half of New Hampshire and the White Mountain region. Neither area is at peak yet, but the colors look good. Nice color can be found in the area of Pondicherry Wildlife Refuge in Jefferson, New Hampshire. The above image is from earlier this week.

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