The Tallest Mountain: Mt. Mansfield and the Long Trail

Mt. Mansfield, VT: June, 2021 Continued from: The Greenest Mountains: Burlington and a Big Red Bus Not far south of Jeffersonville the Green Mountains launch upward so steeply and dwarf in ruggedness anything in the east outside of New Hampshire. As they loomed ahead, a flashing sign read ‘Route impassible for trucks’ followed about a half-mileContinue reading “The Tallest Mountain: Mt. Mansfield and the Long Trail”

By Land and By Lake: Hiking and Kayaking the North Woods

Burntside Lake, MN: September, 2016 By Lake (Then): I much prefer kayaking to canoeing.  The latter requires far less teamwork and you can get by as long as you have at least a foggy idea of what you are doing.  Canoeing on the other hand, will test even the most ironclad of relationships.  No matterContinue reading “By Land and By Lake: Hiking and Kayaking the North Woods”