Posts Tagged: safety



A Wilderness Bridge vs. an Alpine Zone Hotel

Tropical Storm Irene - New Hampshire, Thoreau Falls Trail
A Wilderness Bridge vs. an Alpine Zone Hotel - Talk throughout the White Mountains and New England has been about a proposal made by the Cog Railway to “possibly” build a hotel and restaurant on the side of Mount Washington. The proposal itself has created disbelief among many. And I have to admit that I am still shocked that a group would even consider damaging the fragile alpine...[Continue reading] ...

Winter Hiking Safety and Photography

Winter Hiking Safety and Photography
Mt Pierce at dawn - White Mountains, NH Winter Hiking Safety and Photography - One winter, before sunrise, I was setup near the summit of Mt Pierce in the New Hampshire White Mountains photographing the moon. It was a perfect morning to be on the ridge with the temperature around 10 degrees. As I was doing this, I watched a hiker come up out of the brush on the east / southeastern side of Mt Pierce. He was completely off ...

Black Bears, White Mountains

Black Bear -Ursus americanus- during the summer months in the White Mountains, New Hampshire USA
Black Bears, White Mountains - Bluff charges and tent ransacking are the topic of discussion these days here in the New Hampshire's White Mountains. There have been reports of bears causing trouble for hikers and campers throughout the White Mountain National Forest.....[Continue reading] ...