The Bradley Pond trail is a deep trench through deep snow.
From Couchsachraga March
Cliffside seeps generate impressive icefalls along the Panther herd path; each is about 10 feet tall.
View from Panther Peak to Santinoni (at left) and Couchsachraga (prominent bump to right of center).
View of the ridgeline from Panther Peak to Couchsachraga, the prominent bump to right of center.
Couchsachraga, viewed from the spot where I turned around. Still a long way to go!
Couchsachraga, viewed from the ridge descending from Panther. Long way to go!
Often, the local snowshoe hares gave me hints about the best path to follow.
Route-finding along the ridge descending from Panther to Couchsachraga - can you see where I should go next?
The herd path crosses Panther Brook, on the steep slope of Panther mountain. Deep snow creates steep banks.
Crossing a small beaver pond above Bradley Pond.
A view of the Adirondacks from Santinoni Brook.
Skiing up Santoni Brook was easier than skiing on the trail.
Waterfall in Lyme Town Forest.
From Winter scenes
Whipple Brook in Lyme.
A short clip to give a sense of the terrain as we near the summit of North Twin. The snow is deep!
From North Twin - February
Ice formations along Little River, lower North Twin trail.
The summit of North Twin, with a deep snowpack.
The Presidential Range, from North Twin.
The summit of North Twin, with a sign toward South Twin - note the sign is at ankle level in this snowpack!
View of South Twin from North Twin.
Franconia Range, viewed from North Twin.
A crossing of the Little River, on the North Twin trail.
Coyote Way, with coyote tracks.
From Bald Top February
View of Francs and Moosilauke from Bald Top Mountain.
Lake Morey from the Bald Top trail.
At the 10th Mountain Division overlook, Al Merrill Loop, Mount Moosilauke.
From Moosilauke January 29
A break of sunshine on the Al Merrill Loop, Moosilauke.
Ice flows on Lambert Ridge, Smarts Mountain, Lyme.
Beautiful frost crystals on the branches over a waterfall, at the Greens in Lyme.
Sandpipers forage at sunrise on New Years Day - Kiawah Island.
From Kiawah winter
Six bucks on Kiawah Island.
A buck beside the road on Kiawah Island.
Pelicans at the west tip of Kiawah Island.
Birds at the west tip of Kiawah Island.
Milky Way over Kiawah Island.
From Kiawah night sky
Orion rises over Kiawah Island
Crescent moon setting over Kiawah Island.