Sunday, December 10, 2006

06-12-09 Melrose Parks + Conservation Land

Pine Banks Park kettle pond, as seen from volcanic remnant

View of skyline, from near Knox Memorial Trail

Mt Hood Park pond

Mt Hood Park observation tower, on Saugus - Melrose line

East Manor (formerly Weylu's) on Rte 1, from Mt Hood tower

Boston skyline + Great Blue Hill, from Mt Hood tower

Monday, December 4, 2006

06-11-25 Middlesex Fells

The Cascade, after heavy Thanksgiving Day rain

Easy climb to top of Cascade via rediscovered 1930's stairway

Leaving eastern ledge (overlooking Melrose)

Middle mill pond, Spot Pond Brook

View of Boston skyline from southern ledge

06-11-23 Arnold Arboretum

View near Visitor Center

The rain held off on Thanksgiving day until just before the hike.

Bussey Brook, beneath Hemlock Hill

Bussey Brook, slightly upstream