Tag Archives: M-M Trail

08.21.2011 More Mount Norwottuck (and it won’t be the last)

The view of Mount Norwottuck from Mount Pollux is becoming an obsession.  It’s easy to get to (5 minutes from my house), requires little hiking and has an interesting profile as well as many foreground views to choose from although … Continue reading

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07.05.2011 The Holyoke Mountain Range from Mount Pollux

Yesterday morning I set out for Lawrence Swamp hoping to photograph Grass Pink orchids.  On the way I saw the Holyoke Range dressed in subtle yet colorful fog and changed my path for Mount Pollux.   I decided that, rather than … Continue reading

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06.05.2011 Hop Brook Cascades and Waterfall at Holland Glen part two

Following up from my previous post: A very short walk from the crossing is a cascade that in the Spring seems like it might be the Waterfall. Please click the image for a larger view. Just to the right is … Continue reading

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06.05.2011 Hop Brook Cascades and Waterfall at Holland Glen part one

I’m dividing this into two parts so I don’t put you to sleep. As I mentioned before, I like to revisit many spots here in Western Massachusetts.  Actually, I hardly go anywhere else.   This is part of the Metacomet-Monadnock trail, … Continue reading

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04.14.2011 Hop Brook Cascade

Hop Brook is a pretty common name for brooks in New England.  This particular Hop Brook is located in Belchertown, Massachusetts and is one of my favorite spots.  A frosty winter shot can be found here.  The M-M Trail runs … Continue reading

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02.08.2011 Frosted Icicles and Cascade at Hop Brook

I have a tendency, either from love of place or laziness, to visit the same spots fairly often.  Hop Brook in Holland Glen, part of the M-M Trail running through Belchertown, Massachusetts, is one of those places.  Although the geology … Continue reading

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