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Greeley Ponds Snowshoe Adventure

Upper Greeley Pond (frozen) in Mad River Notch

While I haven’t completely given up on hiking 4,000 footers since finishing the White Mountain 4000 footers (in winter) last year, the main reason I hike the higher peaks is social, to hang out with my friends who are working on their …

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Dick Proenneke Builds a Log Cabin in Alaska

Dick Proenneke's cabin on Twin Lakes

If you’ve never seen Dick Proenneke’s movie Alone in the Wilderness, you need to watch these two videos. It’s the story of a mechanic turned naturalist, who retired at age 50, and went to Alaska to live alone in the wilderness for …

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