A hike I want to do, saving it to blog.
A friend of mine who moved to California many years ago came back east for a visit recently and, since it was a beautiful summery day with low humidity we decided to climb Pitcher Mountain in Stoddard, New Hampshire. This mountain was named for the Pitcher family who settled here in the 1700s. The trail is actually a road so the fire wardens, technicians, and others can easily drive almost all the way to the top. Hiking it takes about 15 minutes with no stops.
Before long you reach the pasture where Scottish highland cattle are kept. They weren’t here this day, but there were plenty of wildflowers to admire.
Grasses were also flowering. They are beautiful when they bloom.
Nearer to the top the trail gets steeper and rockier.
Before you know it you’re at the old ranger station. There is a shed and an outhouse out in…
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