Winter on Big Slide Mountain

Sunday, January 21st The weekend of third timers!  My original plan was to hike part of the Dix Range for my winter round, but my #bumhip was not cooperating.  So Plan B it was:  Braids, Buttsleds and Big Slide Mountain.  This trip was my 3rd time climbing Biggie.  Much like my experience with LWJ, my …

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Big Slide Mountain via Slide Mt. Brook

We weren't planning to climb any mountains on our "hike out" day from the Johns Brook Lodge.  But the weather was lovely and Mallory hadn't hiked Big Slide so... After breakfast and packing up our gear, we hit the trail at 8:35 a.m.  There was the debate about whether to hike Big Slide with all …

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Big Slide and The Brothers: Call on Courage

"Stop talking about your mountains....start climbing them"- Alexis Grant   Isn't this so true?  When we continue to speak about our mountains, it actually makes them bigger..the challenge, the problem, whatever it is you are facing.  Instead, we need to face those fears head on...just start climbing and stop talking!   While my climb to …

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