ANOMOLIES

The average historical snowfall on Mt. Washington for the months of October (17.6in) and November (37.8in) sit well below this season's current totals; unofficially 100+ inches from late October through mid-November. Interestingly, this precipitation outlier was accompanied by equally as strange low wind speeds (based on data gathered from unscientific but incredibly fun “fieldwork”). Additionally, [...]

“Guys like you…..”

Laying on the wooden bench I watched as dust drifted down between the cracks of the decaying ceiling tiles.  Finally some rest. On the table above my head there was leftover pizza, a beer, and the waning minutes of the Rangers game emanated from my phone. Gibbs and Frizz would be here soon. I had [...]

A Gateway Into the Mountains

Employing parking lot camping skills was not a conscious act of toughness, rather an unforeseen reality stemming form poor planning and traffic. The initial plan had been to skin up to the Harvard Cabin that evening but time and fatigue squashed that goal. Fortunately, sleep is typically easy to find in a -20 sleeping bag, [...]