All posts tagged as Mt Greylock MA

08 Oct

Northeast Trip Highpoints #1-7 Complete, Only Katahdin Remains

In State Highpoints by Robert Danger Byrd / October 8, 2014 / 0 Comments

It has been a whirlwind trip with lots of hotels and driving, but highpoints number 1-7 of our Northeast 8 State Highpoints in 17 Days Trip are in the bag leaving only Katahdin, the highest mountain in Maine and a physically demanding climb.

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02 Oct

Mt Greylock, MA – Highpoint #4 of 8 Complete

In State Highpoints by Robert Danger Byrd / October 2, 2014 / 0 Comments

Yesterday Susan and I knocked out The Massachusetts highpoint which was a drive up. We woke up to rainy weather, but found it a bit cooler which was nice.

 A Beautiful Drive
On our way to Mt. Greylock we drove through the idealized countryside of the Berkshires which is dotted with farms, cottages and old barns which left me wondering where the real homes are. I suspect these are cardboard facades put up for the tourists and the real homes are hiding behind them. No matter the case, this is a beautiful part of America.

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26 Sep

8 State Highpoints in 17 Days

In State Highpoints by Robert Danger Byrd / September 26, 2014 / 1 Comment

Susan and leave for the Northeastern part of America tomorrow and we plan to nail 8 state highpoints in 17 days while taking in the fall colors this area is famous for. Most of the highpoints in this part of the country are fairly easy, but it is a very ambitious travel schedule. I’m actually surprised that Susan agreed to it at all as she generally prefers a more leisurely pace, while I like to get things done. At any rate, we’ve been married 21 years and hopefully still will be when we get back.  

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