Posts Tagged: summer images

August – New Hampshire White Mountains

August at Cook's Pasture along Diamond Ledge Road in Sandwich, New Hampshire during the summer months.
Cook's Pasture – Sandwich, New Hampshire

Five images from the month of August – This year August has been hot, hazy, and humid. We are currently still dealing with humid days here in the New Hampshire White Mountains, but forecasts are predicting some relief towards the end of the week. At this point, I am looking forward to the cool nights, and hopefully cool days, of October.

Here in the White Mountains locals have been talking about how busy the summer season has been this year. I can’t remember the last time I have seen so many people on the hiking trails, visiting the local attractions, and just out driving around enjoying life. And what stands out most is the number of people I have come across this summer who are just getting into hiking. Some are pursuing mountains on a hiking list (peak bagging) while others are just exploring the trails, either way, I think it is awesome people are exploring the trail system.

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Scenes of July, White Mountains

Colonel Lewis B. Smith site in Sandwich Notch in Sandwich, New Hampshire.
Abandoned Farmstead – Sandwich, New Hampshire

Scenes of July, White Mountains – Boy the month of July has flown by, and I can’t believe we are flipping the calendar to August. The New Hampshire White Mountains has a been a mob scene this month. The great weather has brought many visitors to the White Mountains region looking for relaxation and enjoyment.

Much of my time in July has been spent photographing and scouting in the New Hampshire towns of Campton, Sandwich, and Waterville Valley. I am getting ready to start a new project, and have had to do more scouting than usual for this one. It has been a few years since I last visited Sandwich, and I forgot how beautiful the landscape is. These towns are rich with history, and I recommend visiting them if you have the opportunity.

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