Search and rescue missions in the White Mountains are on the rise—and with it costly fines. The author dives into how rescue finances work, and if it’s still a reasonable model for New Hampshire.
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Calculate Mountain Elevation Like a Pro
Learn how experts measure the height of a mountain, plus some simple math to try it yourself.
Monitoring the Bicknell’s Thrush in the Maine Woods
Note: This article originally appeared on outdoors.org. Most birds start singing just before sunrise, and in June, that means 4 a.m. Dave Cowan had already cleaned up his campsite and was close to the summit of Maine’s Baker Mountain when he heard a flute-like “shreee.” “It was a Bicknell’s thrush,” Cowan, a longtime volunteer for theContinue reading “Monitoring the Bicknell’s Thrush in the Maine Woods”
Trail Days Turns a Tiny Appalachian Trail Town into One Big, Sweaty Party
Join author Kelleigh Welch as she attends the 2019 Trail Days festival in Damascus, VA.