In an attempt to learn from our previous winter ADK trips, we booked two weekends on our calendar in January to try to do the trip in acceptable weather. As things worked out, the weather was acceptable for the first weekend. Acceptable by winter ADK standards involved 40-50 MPH winds at the summit of Whiteface... Continue Reading →
Saturday afternoon the group ran into Crusher, Ashley and their friends providing trail magic. Hot apple cider, two types of cookies, Zucchini bread, Irish Soda bread, clementines and beer were all served.
“YOU CAN’T CAMP IN THE PARKING LOT!” screamed a voice from a nearby house. We had pulled into the Old Rag Parking lot outside of Shenandoah National Park (Skyline Drive was closed, as usual, during foul winter weather) seconds before and were accosted by our unknown heckler immediately after stepping out of our vehicles. Sophie,... Continue Reading →