Boat Float

A few weeks ago we headed out to Lake Tarleton in Piermont and Warren, New Hampshire (PDF Map).  Just getting there was an adventure because recent torrential rains had washed out several roads in the region.  When we turned onto Route 25C, a road block caused us to try some back roads to get around, but…

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:…