Long Pond

The other day we decided to head out for a canoe ride on Long Pond in Benton, NH.  Long Pond is within the White Mountain National Forest and as its’ name describes it is a very long, narrow, and somewhat shallow pond.  This was Alden and Lindsay’s first visit to Long Pond, but Andrew had…

First Boat Ride

A few weeks ago we decided to take our canoe out for its’ first float of the season.  It was also Alden’s first ride in a boat on water, (he has been sitting and playing in our boats in the yard for a while now).  We loaded up two vehicles.  We will have to figure…

Cool Pond for a Hot Day

On Sunday we woke up in a sluggish mood and we almost stayed home to do house chores, but Lindsay really wanted to get out on the water.  We did a little research and found the perfect little pond to get out on the water on such a beautiful and scorchingly hot day: Horseshoe Pond.  We…

Paddling Unknown Brook

Today we went on a short canoe trip on a brook that we’ve both had our eyes on for a while.  It is off the Androscoggin River near the Dummer/Cambridge, NH townline.  Andrew drives RT 16 almost daily and the mystery brook always intrigued him.  Lindsay had kayaked down the Andro last year (read about it here:…