Things to know


East vs. West-Fall Colors

Contoocook River in New Hamphire (left) vs. the Enchantments. Both are awfully pretty.When it comes to fall colors, the Northeast is considered the country’s Holy Grail. I just returned from those far-off fore... Read More...

Heatwave Escapes

Photo: Swimming in the Enchantments. Even on a blistering day, that will cool you off. Heatwave Escapes by Andy Dappen It’s sizzling out there. And the forecast doesn’t show much relief for the week ahead.... Read More...

I Need a Nature Prescription

I Need a Nature Prescription by Sarah Shaffer For those of us who have a passion for being outdoors, we value what nature gives us. For me that is a sense of calm, solace, happiness, adventure, joy, and ... Read More...

Quick Sticks

Most of the essential tools and supplies: iron, copper-bristled base brush, ski clamp, plastic scraper, wax, and file (for sharpening the scraper and ski edges). Note: Old irons like the one in this picture a... Read More...

Edible Gold

by WenOut Staff Sherri Schneider, sent us a short missive concerning the Shangri-La of ‘shrooms’  sprouting from the slopes of close by hills and from the loams of local dales. She wrote: “Hey….with all thi... Read More...

Battle Scars

            Hours after abdominal reconstructive surgery, all doped up on pain pills, I took a "selfie." Battle Scars by Sarah ShafferAbout 1.5 years ago I had fairly extensive surgery. Following the bir... Read More...

To Build a Fire

by Andy Dappen Nightfall was dropping like a curtain over the snowy ridge we were skiing. Tom Janisch and I were peering over a short drop we could jump but could probably not re-climb. Beyond this impedimen... Read More...

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