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A Peak Ahead: Reversing Roles In The Mountains, Christine Woodside 2021 Dartmouth College

A Peak Ahead: Reversing Roles In The Mountains, Christine Woodside

Appalachia

No abstract provided.


Books And Media, 2021 Dartmouth College

Books And Media

Appalachia

Reviews of: Blazing Ahead: Benton MacKaye, Myron Avery, and the Rivalry That Built the Appalachian Trail by Jeffrey H. Ryan. AMC’s Mountain Skills Manual: The Essential Hiking and Backpacking Guide by Christian Bisson and Jamie Hannon. AMC’s Best Day Hikes in the Catskills and Hudson Valley by Peter W. Kick. AMC’s Best Day Hikes Near Washington, D.C. by Beth Homicz and Annie Eddy. Go Take a Hike! Hiking tips and Outings for Seniors in Western Maine and the White Mountains by Allen Crabtree. Henry David Thoreau: A Life by Laura Dassow Walls. Thoreau and the Language ...


News And Notes, 2021 Dartmouth College

News And Notes

Appalachia

Rahawa Haile, Appalachian Trail hiker and first generation African-American citizen, interviewed by James Edward Mills. A trail staffer recounts building an Appalachian Mountain Club shelter at Speck Pond. An appreciation of White Mountain National Forest Supervisor Tom Wagner.


Research, 2021 Dartmouth College

Research

Appalachia

Studies of the damage road salt does to waterways, by Judy Benson. Grizzy bears rebound, by Lisa Densmore Ballard.


Letters, 2021 Dartmouth College

Letters

Appalachia

A Massachusetts reader identifies Appalachia’s Summer/Fall 2017 cover shot as a 1930 photo of her family around a campfire. Another reader sends in an imagined story about the mystery cover photo. Dr. Charlotte Ryan writes that she identified strongly with the tragedy of Geraldine Largay, subject of a piece in Winter/Spring 2017, who died on the Appalachian Trail.


Alpina, 2021 Dartmouth College

Alpina

Appalachia

Teams fail to climb K2 in winter 2017. American climber Conrad Anker suffers a heart attack on Lunag-Ri. Everest’s spring 2017 season brings 373 permitted climbers, including two women who make records: Uto Ibrahimi becomes the first woman from Albania to summit, and Tsang Yin Hung of Hong Kong sets a female speed record. Ueli Steck dies in a fall on Nuptse. In Memoriam: Royal Robbins, by Michael Wejchert. And more.


Accidents, 2021 Dartmouth College

Accidents

Appalachia

Incidents include: a 26-year-old experienced hiker dies on Bondcliff on Christmas Eve; a new hiker struggles with his gear and calls for rescue; a man loses his way on icy Mount Lafayette. An excerpt from Accidents Editor Sandy Stott’s book Critical Hours: Search and Rescue in the White Mountains.


Backwaters: A Writing Mentor Surfaces, Jeff DeBellis 2021 Dartmouth College

Backwaters: A Writing Mentor Surfaces, Jeff Debellis

Appalachia

trail crew, trail work, fishing, poetry, craft of writing, writer's notebook, reunion


See One, Do One, Teach One: The Path Branches A Lot, Elissa Ely 2021 Dartmouth College

See One, Do One, Teach One: The Path Branches A Lot, Elissa Ely

Appalachia

Navigating up the branching trails of Prairie Mountain in Alberta.


Supporting A Mountain As It Changes: People, Climate, And The Absence Of Trees, Caroline Ailanthus 2021 Dartmouth College

Supporting A Mountain As It Changes: People, Climate, And The Absence Of Trees, Caroline Ailanthus

Appalachia

A science writer shows how Monadnock’s landscape tells the story of climate change and calamity.


I'Ll Have The Usual: Mount Monadnock Always Delivers, Marty Carlock 2021 Dartmouth College

I'Ll Have The Usual: Mount Monadnock Always Delivers, Marty Carlock

Appalachia

A woman who knows Mount Monadnock as well as her own shoes celebrates the familiar.


The First Women On Katahdin: Was It A Race Or Merely An Exciting Phase?, William Geller 2021 Dartmouth College

The First Women On Katahdin: Was It A Race Or Merely An Exciting Phase?, William Geller

Appalachia

No abstract provided.


Weakness In Numbers: How A Hiking Partner Can Be Dangerous, Ty Gagne 2021 Dartmouth College

Weakness In Numbers: How A Hiking Partner Can Be Dangerous, Ty Gagne

Appalachia

group dynamics, risk management, group hike, winter hiking, White Mountains, Franconia Ridge, team psychology, team behavior


Climbers Who Volunteer: Everest Climber And White Mountains Fixture Rick Wilcox Reflects, Erik Eisele, Joe Klementovich 2021 Dartmouth College

Climbers Who Volunteer: Everest Climber And White Mountains Fixture Rick Wilcox Reflects, Erik Eisele, Joe Klementovich

Appalachia

Everest climber and White Mountain fixture Rick Wilcox reflects on his commitment to search-and-rescue in this tribute by Erik Eisele.


Tragedy At Skyline—September 17, 1967: One Who Was There Investigates, David Govatski 2021 Dartmouth College

Tragedy At Skyline—September 17, 1967: One Who Was There Investigates, David Govatski

Appalachia

Fifty years after the worst accident in the history of New Hampshire’s White Mountains, David Govatski, who was there, went looking for the reason it happened.


Mount Washington's Quirky Record Holder: A Writer Follows The Intensity Of Alton Weagle, Dan Szczesny 2021 Dartmouth College

Mount Washington's Quirky Record Holder: A Writer Follows The Intensity Of Alton Weagle, Dan Szczesny

Appalachia

Dan Szczesny chronicles the intensity of Alton Weagle, who invented many strange ways to break records on New Hampshire’s Mount Washington, like pushing a wheelbarrow of sugar up the auto road.


The Long Way Home: Straight Up, Christine Woodside 2021 Dartmouth College

The Long Way Home: Straight Up, Christine Woodside

Appalachia

Hikers fail to save a man’s life on the Tuckerman Ravine Trail.


Appalachia Winter/Spring 2018: Complete Issue, 2021 Dartmouth College

Appalachia Winter/Spring 2018: Complete Issue

Appalachia

Winter/Spring 2018 - Volume LXIX, Number 1 - Issue #245. Mount Washington: Summit of Extremes: Alton Weagle, the Record Maker; Revisiting a Tragic Accident


A Peak Ahead: Going Far Away To Find Something, Christine Woodside 2021 Dartmouth College

A Peak Ahead: Going Far Away To Find Something, Christine Woodside

Appalachia

No abstract provided.


Books And Media, 2021 Dartmouth College

Books And Media

Appalachia

“Life in the Big Meh,” in which Sandy Stott reviews John Branch’s long, illustrated piece about Everest in the December 19, 2017 issue of the New York Times. White Mountain Guide by Steven D. Smith. Mount Washington: Narratives and Perspectives by Mike Dickerman (editor). Death in the White Mountains by Julie Boardman. Critical Hours by Sandy Stott. In Wild Trust by Jeff Fair. Adventures of a Deaf-Mute and Other Short Pieces by William B. Swett. Where You’ll Find Me by Ty Gagne.


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