December 4th was the day to tag Mt. Madison along with its neighbor, Mt. Adams, while I was there. It was a decent day with temperatures in the teens. The forecast called for foggy summits during the morning, with clearing skies as the day went on.
My wife and I brought two suitcases with us when traveling to Oregon in late July of 2015. One contained our clothing for a wedding ceremony and subsequent week of vacation. The other contained my mountaineering equipment for an ascent
I took a short trip Mt. Monroe the day after Christmas to burn off some energy. Monroe is a 5,372 foot peak that sits next to Mt. Washington in New Hampshire’s Presidential range. The day was unseasonably warm, in the