Not Yet Spring

It is amazing how different the weather can be from one place to another. Spring is setting in Pinkham Notch but Washington is certainly a different story. Last week on our summit of Washington I mentioned we were covered in Rime Ice when we reached the summit.  I was just reading a blog post from the…

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Washington Summit, Crap Weather and Big Data

My cousin didn’t have to work Tuesday so we decided to make another attempt at Washington.  Our last attempt was cut short .3 miles from the summit due to weather so we were excited to give it another try (http://chrisdiannefamily.com/2013/02/18/winter-camping-trip-with-travis/).  We took off from Boston at the end of the day Monday and arrived in the…

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Hiking Mount Washington

[smugmug url="http://chriswilliams.smugmug.com/hack/feed.mg?Type=gallery&Data=28145579_mwHc3m&format=rss200" imagecount="3" start="1" num="3" thumbsize="Th" link="smugmug" captions="false" sort="true" window="false" smugmug="false" size="M"] More pictures and video 9:00PM Tuesday: My cousin Travis and I headed up to the Mount Washington valley for three nights of hiking. We were not sure what we would as the current weather conditions were pretty bad. For the last two days or so…

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Monadnock Winter Hike

In the middle of February my cousin Travis and I are headed up to Franconia notch for a two night three day winter hike on Lafayette and Haystack.  Needless to say I need to get a little more in shape before heading out.  I also figured I better spend some time with my pack before…

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