Snowshoe in the Rain

Last weekend we headed out to Beaver Brook Ski Area (picnic area) which is also a trailhead here in Bethlehem, New Hampshire. This winter ski and snowshoe wayside is one of the few winter-specific outdoor recreation areas in the White Mountain National Forest. It is easily found off Route 3. The weather has been on…

Ski, Snowshoe, and Sled

On the eve of a big snowstorm (we’re expecting 16″-20″ of snow tomorrow!) we finally got around to blogging about our fun time at the Nansen Ski Club’s Warming Hut Grand Opening.   The Nansen Ski Club is America’s oldest ski club.  Yup, you heard that right.  The oldest and longest running ski club is…

Notch Way Walk

On the weekend before last,  we headed over to the Notch-Way Cross Country Ski Trail in Franconia, NH.  The northern trailhead is just off Route 141, while the southern trailhead can be found at Cannon Mountain.  With such a warm winter and little snowfall, we knew that we would be able to walk along the…

Valentine’s Ski

The temps might be cold, but if you bundle up, keep active, and stay in the woods, you can stay very comfortable.  For this adventure, Andrew and I went to explore the newest cross-country ski center in the White Mountains of New Hampshire: Ski Hearth Farm in Sugar Hill.  We learned about this place from an…

Five Fields of Fun

For several months now, Andrew has been raving about the scallops at Dimillo’s on the Water in Portland, ME with a promise that he’d take Lindsay there someday.  Yesterday was the day, our Saturday was wide open with no other responsibilities, so we grabbed our skis and jumped in the truck.  From Northern New Hampshire, we…