A Few of My Favorite (White Mountains) Things

They are often referred to as earworms -- those songs that get stuck in your head and just won’t leave. As I enjoy my stay at the White Mountains Hostel, I find myself humming the familiar (to me) earworm, “My

By |January 19th, 2018|Uncategorized|

You Can Propose, but the Weather Disposes!

While our original plan was to climb a lot of steep ice this year, the weather would apparently prefer that we enjoy some time on skis.  With regular storms and sub-freezing temps in between to keep the powder dumps fresh,

By |January 9th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Alex and Matthew’s White Mountains Adventure, Post 1

Alex and I are living full-time in a converted Ford Transit and following our noses to mountains, climbing, and friends. Right now, we're watching winter get established and gearing up for all the cold-weather fun that the White Mountains have

By |December 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|

Spring Waterfall Hikes!

Sabbaday Falls Spring Waterfall Hikes! This past weekend Tim and Samara went hiking to four different wonderful waterfalls!  The first day we set out on the Kancamagus Highway (route 112) and hiked up to Sabbaday Falls.  This is

Bird Watching in the White Mountains

The whole White Mountains area is an awe-inspiring location to go bird watching (or practice Ornithology if you're an avid birder!) You will see many birds by just going outside but it does help the experience to have a pair

By |April 6th, 2016|Birding, Hostel, Spring, Spring Activities, Uncategorized, White Mountains|
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November is the Shopping Month

A great time to shop for holidays or getting that gear your missing! Settlers Green Outlet Get a start on the holiday shopping while the sales are running at the Settlers Green Outlets.  There are events at Settlers

By |November 11th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Fall Foliage Hiking!

This is Fall Foliage Hiking at it's best! I just took a hike on the Boulder Loop trail right off of Passaconway Rd only 10 minutes from the White Mountains Hostel.  The weather is perfect for hiking, the air is

By |October 22nd, 2015|Uncategorized|

A Change in the Seasons

Here in New England we are truly fortunate to have four defined seasons. I have lived in places that are pretty much the same all year round and it's nice for a while but I found myself longing for the

By |September 5th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Blueberry Picking

  Blueberry Season   Samara's homemade blueberry pie Fresh New England Blueberries are one of the most delicious treats of August. There are low bush blueberries all around the White Mountains. It's not uncommon to see a car

By |August 20th, 2015|Summer, Uncategorized|

Gone Fishin’

Gone Fishin' The White Mountains have a plethora of fantastic fishing holes. Whether you're casting a fly rod or a spinning rod you will have plenty of places to spend the day gone fishin' here. Both the Saco

By |August 12th, 2015|Uncategorized|
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