February 16, 2012 | Vol. 42 No. 7

Hiking Buddies

Annie Boyce and Windsor the dog pause on the north summit of Mount Ripinsky on Feb. 7. Boyce, Paul Swift and Windsor hiked up the north summit on a clear day. The couple said the snow-measure board at the tree-line topped out at 14 feet, comparable to the record-breaking winter of 2006-07.

Paul Swift photo.
Annie Boyce and Windsor the dog pause on the north summit of Mount Ripinsky on Feb. 7. Boyce, Paul Swift and Windsor hiked up the north summit on a clear day. The couple said the snow-measure board at the tree-line topped out at 14 feet, comparable to the record-breaking winter of 2006-07.