Chrismas Colors starting early.
The Dining Room in Gray Knob Cabin.
The rocking chair and book with boots drying in the morning sunbeams.
Gray Knob Kitchen
Gray Knob Cabin seen from above, on Gray Knob.
Sunset from the View Rock along Gray Knob Trail between Gray Knob Cabin and Crag Camp Cabin.
A lonely little stand of Mountain Ash, blushing red among the green Balsam Fir on Gray Knob Trail.
Taken while working as the Caretaker for Gray Knob Cabin for the Randolph Mountain Club (RMC) on the north slope of the Presidential Range in the White Mountains of New Hampshire.
Faded Bunchberry (Cornis canadensis) wrapping around some gnarled faded wood.
Gulfside Trail along Sam Adams.
Mt. Jefferson as seen from Gulfside Trail (AT) behind Sam Adams (on right).
Back down from Adams to the huge carin at Thunderstorm Junction.
From the Adams summit, Mt. Madison, Star Lake, Randolph, Gorham, Berlin and the recently climbed King Ravine tucked in way down to the left (out of view).
The final pitch to the summit of Mt. Adams
Cresting over the northern ridge, just below the Mt. Adams summit, Mt. Washington (left w/ towers), Mt. Clay (center) and Mt. Jefferson (far right) come into view.
Nice light on a sea of stunted fir with rock islands and the dark Great Gulf Wilderness in the background.
Star Lake, Mt. Madison and a jutt of rock protruding from Mt. Adams as I climb.
Some last surviving Bunchberry (red) and Clintonia (blue).
The colorful tapestry of flora along Star Lake Trail heading up Mt. Adams.
Star Lake below Mt. Madison.
The windows will get boarded up to withstand the brutal conditions above tree line in the winter.
The Madison Spring Hut crew is shutting things down. All the guests are gone and they're cleaning everything and doing inventory to put it all away for the winter.
Now, looking along the top of Knife Edge. King Ravine to the left.