returning to the car, we drove to North Conway and stopped at a few shops,
including Eastern Mountain Sports,
Mountain Equipment, and Zeb's General
Store which had a large stuffed moose standing out front. We joked that it was
me, who had turned into a moose from too much hiking.
the way back to the campground, we saw a real moose slowly crossing the
Kancamagus Highway just west of Conway. A number of cars had stopped to
watch it, but we were too slow getting our camera out, so we didn't get a
picture. We kept the camera handy the rest of the way back, but as
expected, we didn't see
The next day at the
campsite, I helped Holly built a snow trench in a plowed-up mound of snow
as work toward an outdoor survival Girl Scout badge. The snow was
extremely icy and hard, so digging was a real chore. We settled on using a
tarp for the roof because we didnít want to cut down any branches, and
there werenít many fallen ones around.
we took down camp and headed home, stopping first at McDonald's in Lincoln
to pick up something to eat.
and moose outside Zeb's General Store in North Conway. We stopped at
several shops in town before heading back to the campground.