In a Fog on Goodnow Mountain

Fog. It was the theme of that weekend this past January. The old weather superstition goes, "Summer fog for fair, winter fog for rain." The air certainly proved that! "Dense and obscure, fog hampers our ability to see clearly.  It dulls the senses and inhibits our perception."  In any case, I headed to Goodnow Mountain, …

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Hurricane Mountain: Third Time’s a Charm

Fire towers.  It is where my mountain journey began. As I plan the next few winter hikes, this day came to mind.  Originally, I was supposed to climb the Dix Range on this particular weekend.  However, my friend hurt her hand and did not make the trip. So I figured it would be the perfect …

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Owl’s Head Mountain: Continuing the Climb

After I left the campsite at Cranberry Lake, I was unsure of what to do next.  I was a rookie climber, a beginner hiker.  All I knew was that I loved the mountains.   So on I drove, making the turn towards Long Lake.  Beauty was rising in the mountains that day for sure.  I …

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Climbing Towards Courage: ADK-The Beginning

So this journey I've begun involves overcoming Fear.  This past summer, I reached the point where I had to know just how far I could push myself past fear.  My soul had fallen in love with the mountains in the Adirondacks the month before. So...it seemed like returning there would be the ideal setting to …

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