Month: August 2018


by Ken Gorrell, Weirs Times Contributing Writer America lost an irreplaceable voice last week with the passing of Aretha Franklin. If your knowledge of her music is limited to popular hits like “Respect,” “Think,” and “Chain of Fools,” I recommend reading the New York Times’ obituary of the Queen of Soul. The yin to the

Cannon Mountain’s Aerial Tramway – A Fun Ride to the Top

  by Amy Patenaude Outdoor/Ski Writer This summer Cannon Mountain celebrates 80 years of Aerial Tramway service! Cannon is the home to the first aerial tramway in North America when it first opened in 1938. I missed the party but I did attempt to take the free ride that was offered to New Hampshire residents

The Old Man Versus The Grey Lady

by Ken Gorrell, Weirs Times Contributing Writer The Old Man of the Mountains fell from high above Profile Lake fifteen years ago, but it remains the symbol of the Granite State, and always will. I can’t pinpoint the year when the Gray Lady – the New York Times – fell from journalistic grace, but I’m

Section Hiking Vermont’s Long Trail

by Amy Patenaude Outdoor/Ski Writer The Long Trail follows the spine of the Green Mountains from the Massachusetts state line to the Canadian border. End to end the Long Trail is 272 miles in length. The Long Trail and the Appalachian Trail coincide until north of Pico Peak when the AT leaves the Long Trail