The Jolly Drayman at The Briar Lea Inn
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"Be careful, there's no fuel, no food, no cell service out there!" The day started well, we were up early to enjoy our complimentary breakfast before we hit the road inland towards the White Mountains. The day was a series of stops at some of the most beautiful and scenic places we have ever been. We stopped at a Ranger info stop and were given the ominous advice above. The roads were winding and the views were amazing - like a series of Lord of ...
We started today with chats with our camp neighbors. They gave us some great info on roads to take and wished us well. Today we leave Vermont on our quest for Maine lobster.
The state is beautiful. The farms are sprawling and mixed with lots of lakes and rivers. I hope we continue to see more covered bridges.
Yesterday we decided that we would hike Mt Washington. Today was the day.
Mt Washington, located the White Mountains of New Hampshire, is the tallest mountain in the Northeast. It is one of America's top ten most dangerous mountains to hike. At the summit, the highest ever wind was recorded at 231mph.
So, we got the deets and gear we needed, and prepared for our hike.
We started at the Pinkham Notch Visitors Center on ...
... tomorrow. Being the go-getting, all-or-nothing kind of kids we are, we came to the conclusion we should climb Mount Washington. No big deal, right? At 6,288 feet (1,917meters) Mount Washington is only the tallest mountain in the Northeast, and ranked as one of America's most dangerous hikes. Sweet! After doing some quick research and picking the brains of a few locals, we popped into International Mountain Equipment - a local hiking and climbing shop - to get a ...
We'll, we aren't in Maine anymore. Today was all about travel. Our plan was to drive a few hours to Skowhegan, Maine, but we were there by lunch time so we just kept going. This evening we are in Gorham, New Hampshire. We are only a few miles from Mt. Washington. No, we aren't going up the mountain. I wish there was time, but we need to be in Burlington, Vermont tomorrow. The first ...