Winner of the 2011 Skade Award from the International Skiing History Association!
What people are saying about
Trails, Tales and Skiing Legends:
"The author's talent in writing the oft-neglected biographies of Cannon's pioneer skiers and developers in such delightful detail is commended and certainly the reader's good fortune."
"A nifty little book..."
"McPhaul ... gracefully and compassionaltely ... adds much to our understanding of Cannon Mountain and the forces and people that tried to tame it."
"...a really superb, well-done book. A History of Cannon Mountain does a remarkable job of conveying the spirit, atmosphere, and joy of ... Cannon Mountain."
This is the first comprehensive history written about Cannon Mountain, one of the oldest ski areas in the
United States and a cradle of American ski history.
To learn more about the book or purchase a copy, please visit the Cannon Mountain page.
Meghan McCarthy McPhaul is an award winning author and journalist. She lives in northern New Hampshire, where she works as a freelance writer, penning magazine and newspaper articles, newsletters, press releases, and copy for Web sites and Blogs.
In April she received the Skade Award from the International Skiing History Association for her book A History of Cannon Mountain: Trails, Tales and Skiing Legends. She has also been honored by the New England Press Association for spot news coverage and feature writing.