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Pleasant Mountain - Ledges Trail

June 24, 2019 - Going up! Then you get to the ledges: Blueberries to come: Looking to the southwest: It was the longest da...
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White November

November 14, 2017 - Last night: This morning: Moose Pond, West Bridgton, Maine
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Bald Peak revisited

May 08, 2017 - This is becoming a favorite trail for us. The water level in the stream has gone down in three weeks and the snow is all...
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Pleasant Mtn. Bald Peak Trail

April 19, 2017 - Another spring and another opportunity to hike Bald Peak Trail up Pleasant Mountain. Compare it to last year here. This...
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Pleasant Mtn. Southwest Ridge trail

April 03, 2017 - Last Wednesday we revisited Southwest Ridge Trail on Pleasant Mountain. There was still snow.
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Mountain blueberries

August 09, 2016 - In 2014, the blueberries were about peak at this location on August 15. This year they were past prime on August 5. (See...
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Pleasant Mountain ledges

April 29, 2016 - Here is our last trail up Pleasant Mountain: Ledges trail. There was still leftover from all the snow we received...
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Vagaries of spring

April 29, 2016 - April 26. Skiing anyone?
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Pleasant Mtn. from the West

April 19, 2016 - This is the next in my series on the trails up Pleasant Mountain. Only one more trail to go. This time we actually to...
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Pleasant Mtn. early spring

April 13, 2016 - Southwest Ridge Trail on Pleasant Mountain is new to me. This is an interesting time of year to hike since there are no...
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Pleasant Mtn. winter's end

March 21, 2016 - Last year I posted about a hike up Pleasant Mountain taken at the end of March. To contrast this winter with last, here...
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Winter ending

March 14, 2016 - A new snow like this was rare this winter -- winter was less wintry. Maple syrup season starting in February. Photo w...
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Crocker Hill

February 17, 2016 - Crocker Hill is a short hike in Paris, Maine. Remnants of old mining work is visible along the trail, but the mine shaft...
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Winter sunsets

February 16, 2016 - Sometimes you have to look behind you. This image does not quite achieve the brilliance of the dark blue. Highland La...
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Early spring hike

April 07, 2015 - The last day of March a co-worker joined me for an evening hike up Pleasant Mountain. I thought we may need snowshoes, b...
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Snowshoeing

February 09, 2015 - Can you tell if it will be a good day for snowshoeing by the sunrise? A Norway pine -- so-called because it was fir...
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Hackmatack swamp

February 02, 2015 - Winter's snows make it much easier to visit the hackmatack (or tamarack or larch trees) swamp out back. The wind was blo...
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Stalking the Wild Blueberry

August 19, 2014 - September 6, 1901 Having an invitation by W.S. Fox to join a picnic party to go to Mt. Pleasant [Pleasant Mountain in W...
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