During her first summer with the Appalachian Mountain Club’s Professional White Mountains Trail Crew, Collegian columnist Natalie Beittel hiked to the Lakes of the Clouds hut on Mt. Washington and here she vividly recalls it.
In pursuit of adventure, Collegian contributor Natalie Beittel learns about bad weather, rocky footing and dead weight.
Collegian columnist Natalie Beittel has no problem getting her hands dirty and pulling her own weight. Natalie reports on her experience as one of the only women working with the White Mountain Trail Crew this summer in New Hampshire.
Natalie Beittel wasn’t enjoying her classes at the University of Massachusetts. So she got on a plane and flew to New Zealand to spend the semester hiking, kayaking and canoeing on South Island.