Old Speck Mountain, September 2011
A weekend of hiking in a remote spot during some unsettled weather. (Crashing thunderstorms with hail and torrential rain are not conducive to photography and are not shown here.)
Photos of me are by Smaranda.
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Road closed due to flooding.
green, green forest
moss and fog
foggy morning on Speck Pond.
Clouds lifting on the way up Old Speck.
Dew on the lens...
Lingonberry (Vaccinium vitis-idaea)
A.T. survey mark
college group pose
Partial view toward Baldpate
Smaranda on Old Speck
"ground pine" (Lycopodium clavatum)
Moss and lichens on lean-to roof
Ramen, breakfast of champions
Improvised serving bowl
Mahoosuc Notch from Mahoosuc Arm
Climbing on Mahoosuc Arm
(Storm close behind)
Unexpected view to Old Speck
Speck Pond and Old Speck
Once we've retreated to camp, the sky clears
Clouds return to Speck Pond.
LBMs: Little Brownish Mushrooms
False Solomon's-Seal, Maianthemum racemosum
Cucumber-root, Medeola virginiana
A spillway in Berlin, NH.
Mt Forest detail