Posts Tagged: Tropical Storm Irene



August History, White Mountains

Mount Moosilauke New Hampshire
August History, White Mountains - When it comes to White Mountains history, some interesting events happened during August. Landslides in 1885 changed the landscape of the Tripyramids, fire destroyed Woodstock Lumber Company’s huge mill complex in 1913, and a grand resort (Profile House) burned down in 1923. But this is just the beginning. Included here are a few more interesting events...[Continue reading] ...

Trail Construction, White Mountains

Mount Tecumseh Trail - Waterville Valley, New Hampshire
Trail Construction, White Mountains - In 2011, Tropical Storm Irene caused massive destruction along the East coast of the United States. The White Mountain National Forest was officially closed during the storm. Many trails in the White Mountains were damaged. And this series of photos shows how one trail that suffered storm damaged has changed since Tropical Storm Irene....[Continue reading] ...

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] ...

Lincoln Woods Trail Temporary Closure

Lincoln Woods Trail - White Mountains, New Hampshire
Lincoln Woods Trail, New Hampshire - Tropical Storm Irene Damaged July 2013, Lincoln Woods Trail Temporary Closure - The Lincoln Woods Trail in Lincoln, New Hampshire will be temporary closed in mid-August 2013 for six to eight weeks while Forest Service repairs damage from Tropical Storm Irene. You can read the White Mountains National Forest announcement here ...

Hurricane Sandy vs Tropical Storm Irene

East Branch of the Pemigewasset River in Lincoln, New Hampshire USA
Hurricane Sandy vs Tropical Storm Irene - I was able to photograph the East Branch of the Pemigewasset River in Lincoln, New Hampshire from the same location during Hurricane Sandy and Tropical Storm Irene. Water levels during Hurricane Sandy did not compare to the raging rapids encountered during Tropical Storm Irene....[Continue reading] ...

Hancock Mountains Landslide, 2011

Landslide Hancock Mountain Range - White Mountains, NH
Hancock Mountains Landslide, 2011 - The landslide above, seen from along the East Branch of the Pemigewasset River, in August 2011, is on the side of the Hancock Mountain Range in the Pemigewasset Wilderness, New Hampshire. This was an old landslide that was in the process of being natural regenerated. And sometime between August 27-29, 2011, during Tropical Storm Irene, heavy rains caused it to slide again. The new landslide path looks to follow the track of the old one....[Continue ...

Tropical Storm Irene, Before & After

Tropical Storm Irene - White Mountain National Forest, New Hampshire
Tropical Storm Irene, White Mountains - From 6PM Saturday, August 27, 2011 through midnight Monday, August 29, 2011 the White Mountain National Forest was closed because of Tropical Storm Irene. This tropical storm caused massive damage along the East Coast of the United States and the White Mountain National Forest was officially closed during the storm. The above photo of the East Branch of the Pemigewasset River, near the Lincoln Woods Trail, shows how the river looked just days after ...

Tropical Storm Irene, White Mountains

Tropical Storm Irene - Lincoln Woods Trail, New Hampshire
August 2011, Tropical Storm Irene - From 6PM Saturday August 27, 2011 through midnight Monday August 29, 2011 the White Mountain National Forest was closed because of Tropical Storm Irene. This tropical storm caused massive damage along the East Coast of the United States and the White Mountain National Forest was officially closed during the storm....[Continue reading] ...