Fire on Pleasant View Ridge (W6 CT-058) 6 Sept 2016

Well, this was an interesting adventure! Dan NA6MG and I had planned to activate Pallett Benchmark which is the high point of Pleasant View Ridge. In the drive up in the dark, I saw something strange way up on the mountain: a bright orange light. Was it the moon, was it a rocket launch from…

East Twin Peaks, a Long Hike (W6 CT-064) 31 August 2016

I thought that Twin would be a good hike to continue to get back in shape. Dan NA6MG had been wanting to do it too, so we decided to do it together. I told him I would start at 0530 by headlamp, and that he might want to start a little after me since he…