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CONWAY — After last week's February vacation week layoff, Week 6 of this year’s 50th anniversary Cranmore Mountain Meisters started off Wednesday with temperatures around 40 degrees and sunny.

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Having grown up in a family of educators, my life was filled with stories about children. I was taught that the future is the children. My parents, a school administrator and a first-grade teacher, would share stories of triumph and despair with the children in which they interacted. It was …

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In New England, climbing Mount Washington in the winter has become a well-known and respected objective, prompting thousands to try — either on a guided climb or on their own.

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Cross-country ski trails come and go, often disrupted by development, logging or landowner changes. The Wildcat Valley Trail (once 17.8K in 1981) used to go uninterrupted from the top of the mountain all the way down to Jackson Village. Now there are big gaps in the trail and road walking involved.

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This is a revisit of a local winter hike I did a few years ago. The 9.5-mile Moat Traverse is one of North Conway’s classic hikes. I have always done this traverse north to south, and, on a cloudy and mild day, I continued that tradition, starting at the Diana’s Bath parking lot on West Side…

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When it was announced that Eastern Slope Ski Club’s (ESSC) Junior Ski Program wouldn’t be happening this year because of COVID-19 concerns, I was sad. When we moved to the Mount Washington Valley in the 1990s, our kids participated in the downhill program at Attitash and the cross-country pr…

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Writing this weekly column and operating the North Country Angler, we get asked quite a few questions. From time to time, we will empty our mailbag (email, text, instant or in person) and share our answers with you. On with the mailbag.

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Its unusual these days to see only two cars in the Champney Falls Trail parking lot, located 10.5 miles west of Conway on the Kancamagus Highway, on a day that is half decent for hiking.