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Monadnock, November 2006


Lousy weather for hiking, but I needed to stretch my legs, so I headed up Mt Monadnock.
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you should see an image here This is the halfway point of the White Dot Trail, which is one of the spots I picked for my Monadnock Time Series.
you should see an image here There used to be a sign marking the halfway point. This is all that was left.
you should see an image here Some bonsaiesque trees near the summit.
you should see an image here More scrubby spruce.
you should see an image here The pine tree near the summit - I picked this curvy tree as a recognizable spot for my Monadnock Time Series
you should see an image here A water erosion gully in solid granite. Since this spot was forested about a hundred years ago, that's some pretty quick work.
you should see an image here This split rock is another spot I focus on for my Monadnock Time Series.
you should see an image here Same rock again.
you should see an image here Another spot I've photographed before: the "index rock" by the summit.
you should see an image here Here it is again.
you should see an image here This shot comes closest to matching this winter shot which I like a lot.
you should see an image here This was a good year for mountain ash: even the tiniest saplings were heavy with fruit.
you should see an image here A pond, also, you guessed it, featured in my Monadnock Time Series.
you should see an image here Another shot of that pond.
you should see an image here This rock at the top of the White Arrow Trail looks a bit like a bear if it's foggy enough.
you should see an image here Close-up on some mountain-ash.
you should see an image here A paper birch.
you should see an image here Some funky fungus.
you should see an image here Close-up on the fungus.
you should see an image here Waterfall over the dam in the town reservoir.

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