A Winter Walk (March, 2018)

Finally, after three storms and several feet of snow, the sun came out. I buckled up my snowshoes and set out to accomplish three things: pack trails for future walking and access to the property; capture some unusual, late winter scenes; and share this lovely late-winter day with friends who might be unable or unwilling to navigate waste-deep snow cover.

My woodland walk started at the house, followed a trail dating back to the construction of a small dairy farm in 1854, then looped back to the house. The adventure covered less than a mile but was nearly two hours in duration.

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Home; the “1854 House”

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A Wild Apple Tree

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164 year-old farm trail with a packed snowshoe path in the center (1 of 3)

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Chickadee feeding on White Spruce seeds in a windbreak/wildlife habitat planting (1 of 2)

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Return trip down the woodland trail

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Wild apple tree in snow and morning light; mission accomplished!

Photos by NB Hunter (15March2018). © All Rights Reserved.