Looking back on a year in which I was fortunate to enjoy many hikes and bushwhacks, with visits to a good number of slides around the White Mountains. Best wishes to all for a healthy and happy 2023, with many fine hikes!
View from the 1883 south slide on Mt. Liberty.
Cath Goodwin descends the 1995 slide in the ravine between Little Haystack and Mt. Liberty, with the Kinsmans on the horizon.
Bondcliff in its winter glory, from the summit of Mt. Lafayette.
Fir woods aglow along Old Bridle Path.
Franconia Ridge Trail just north of the summit of Mt. Liberty.
Fiery sunset in the south branch of Walker Ravine, Franconia Range.
View of Cannon Mountain from slide on Carpenter's Ridge (west ridge of Mt. Lincoln).
Ice cliff on slide in north branch of Walker Ravine, Franconia Range.
Dude with sunglasses along Kettles Path, Waterville Valley (spotted by Carol).
Cascade on Dry Brook, on bushwhack up to Middle Moat Mountain.
Birch glade on SW ridge of Mt. Liberty, legacy of a 1903 forest fire.
Rhodora display on Southwest Slide, Mt. Osceola.
Mt. Lincoln from 2017 slide in Dry Brook Ravine.
Wrist Slide on Dix Mountain, Adirondacks.
SW view from Dix Mountain, Adirondacks, including Elk Lake.
Northern view from off-trail ledge on cone of Mt. Passaconaway.
Dan Newton and Friday relax on the Downes Brook Slide, Mt. Passaconaway.
View south from Mack Brook Slide, Scar Ridge.
Mt. Passaconaway looms large from a beaver pond in the Oliverian Brook valley.
Early summer greens on the 2011 West Sleeper Slide.
Mt. Lowell from slide on flank of Signal Ridge, Mt. Carrigain.
Ice axe lost by winter climber on 2017 slide in Burt Ravine, Presidential Range.
The Jewell Trail ridge rises above the Burt Ravine Slide.
Tuckerman Ravine from Harvard Rock, Boott Spur Trail. Hillman's Highway Slide on left.
Davis Path near Boott Spur, heading towards Mt. Washington.
Slide on north ridge of Mt. Whiteface, above Downes Brook valley.
One of nine slides on the east face of Mt. Clough, looking down at a beaver pond in Tunnel Brook Notch.
Geologist Thom Davis on the largest slide in Mt. Moosilauke's Slide Ravine, during field research for mapping the surficial geology of the USGS Mt. Moosilauke quadrangle.
Looking down the mid-1980s slide in Mt. Moosilauke's Tunnel (Benton) Ravine.
View north from the North Slide of Mt. Tripyramid.
View NW near the top of Mt. Osceola's Dogleg Slide.
View into Tunnel Brook Notch from the South Peak of Mt. Moosilauke.
Foliage view of Mud Pond and Slide Ravine, Tunnel Brook Notch.
A wild, trailless ravine on the NW side of Mt. Hancock, seen from an old slide.
The Kilkenny view from the north outlook on Mt. Crescent in Randolph, seen during the 2022 White Mountain CROP Hunger Walk.
The very steep slide on Terrace Mountain in The Kilkenny.
Looking down from the brink of a huge cliff on a western spur of the Pilot Range.
Hutchins Mountain and its old slide track seen across a meadow on a western spur of the Pilot Range.
View of Mt. Moosilauke's Tunnel (Benton) Ravine from a trailless ledge.
Sugar maple stand on the south slope of Chokecherry Hill (south ridge of Mt. Moosilauke).
View of Little Tunnel Ravine from the Benton Trail, Mt. Moosilauke.
View from the northernmost of six old slides in Mt. Moosilauke's Gorge Brook Ravine.