Windows to the Wild

Host Will Lange hikes, paddles and explores New England, meeting people who share his love of the outdoors, in the 12th season of this award-winning series.

Mon, Jul 4 7:00 P.M. Flags On NH's 48     NHPBS

Every 9/11, groups of hikers climb NH's 4,000-foot mountains to place a flag on each of the 48 summits as a tribute to those who lost their lives.

Tue, Jul 5 7:00 P.M. Seek The Peak     NHPBS

Hikers seeking spectacular scenery and to raise money for the Mt.

Wed, Jul 6 7:00 P.M. Sectional Hiker     NHPBS

Redline guide Ken Hodges hikes with Debby "Bear Repellent" Roberts, a 71 year-old sectional hiker along the Appalachian Trail.

Wed, Jul 6 7:30 P.M. A Trek Through Scotland     NHPBS

Host Willem Lange explores the history, culture and natural beauty of Scotland.

Thu, Jul 7 7:00 P.M. Adirondack Hut Boy     NHPBS

Host Will Lange hikes back to the Johns Brook Lodge deep in the Adirondack Mountains where he worked as a hut boy 60 years ago.

Sat, Jul 9 4:30 P.M. Wood Island Lifesaving Station     NH EXPLORE

The Lifesaving Station at Wood Island, Maine was used for sea rescue prior to the Coast Guard.

Sat, Jul 9 11:00 P.M. A Trek Through Scotland     NHPBS

Host Willem Lange explores the history, culture and natural beauty of Scotland.

Sun, Jul 10 5:30 P.M. A Trek Through Scotland     NH EXPLORE

Host Willem Lange explores the history, culture and natural beauty of Scotland.

Mon, Jul 11 7:00 P.M. Thoreau at Walden Pond     NHPBS

Willem Lange visits Walden Pond where he discovers what life was really like for Thoreau.

Tue, Jul 12 7:00 P.M. Barry Burbank Takes A Hike     NHPBS

Longtime Boston meteorologist Barry Burbank heads up Frankenstein Cliff Trail with his son Trevor.

Wed, Jul 13 7:00 P.M. Finding Your Way     NHPBS

Harvard physics professor John Huth shows why learning the art of ancient navigation can save your life.

Wed, Jul 13 7:30 P.M. Memories of Hurricane Island     NHPBS

Take a trip back in time with Windows to the Wild host Willem Lange and his wife Ida as they return to Hurricane Island, where they lived and instructed students in character development through self- discovery, while raising their own children.

Thu, Jul 14 7:00 P.M. Rico The Hiking Cat     NHPBS

When Michael Beaumier decided to hike the 2,200 mile Appalachian Trail, he knew he would need a hiking buddy.

Sat, Jul 16 4:30 P.M. Summits In Solidarity     NH EXPLORE

Notch Hostel owner Serena Ryan loves hiking. She is also co-founder of Summits in Solidarity, a hiking initiative for racial justice.

Sat, Jul 16 11:00 P.M. Memories of Hurricane Island     NHPBS

Take a trip back in time with Windows to the Wild host Willem Lange and his wife Ida as they return to Hurricane Island, where they lived and instructed students in character development through self- discovery, while raising their own children.

Sun, Jul 17 5:30 P.M. Memories of Hurricane Island     NH EXPLORE

Take a trip back in time with Windows to the Wild host Willem Lange and his wife Ida as they return to Hurricane Island, where they lived and instructed students in character development through self- discovery, while raising their own children.

Mon, Jul 18 7:00 P.M. The Mountain Wanderer     NHPBS

Lincoln, NH bookseller Steve Smith takes host Willem Lange on an adventure.

Tue, Jul 19 7:00 P.M. Kayaking with Outdoor Afro     NHPBS

Host Willem Lange kayaks NH's seacoast with members of Outdoor Afro and learns about maritime history often overlooked.

Wed, Jul 20 7:00 P.M. Forest Therapy with Dogs     NHPBS

Host Willem Lange takes a walk in the forests of Shirley, Massachusetts with Forest Therapy Guide Nadine Mazzola and their dogs.

Wed, Jul 20 7:30 P.M. Trekking Norway     NHPBS

Fjords, Viking ships and the Lofoten Islands. Perhaps we're not in Kansas anymore.

Thu, Jul 21 7:00 P.M. Memorial Hike     NHPBS

Hikers Rachael Caron and her husband Christopher Purinton were set to complete all of NH's four thousand foot peaks when tragedy stopped them short.

Sat, Jul 23 4:30 P.M. Paddling The Saco     NH EXPLORE

Conway photographer Joe Klementovich uses a paddleboard to explore 130 miles of the Saco River.

Sat, Jul 23 11:00 P.M. Trekking Norway     NHPBS

Fjords, Viking ships and the Lofoten Islands. Perhaps we're not in Kansas anymore.

Sun, Jul 24 5:30 P.M. Trekking Norway     NH EXPLORE

Fjords, Viking ships and the Lofoten Islands. Perhaps we're not in Kansas anymore.

Mon, Jul 25 7:00 P.M. High Places     NHPBS

Rock climbing guides Jon and Laura Sykes take Willem Lange to the Notches where they show viewers how to enjoy New Hampshire's landscape from the face of Echo Crag.

Tue, Jul 26 7:00 P.M. Hidden Treasures     NHPBS

Jason Berard is the Stewardship Director at the Upper Valley Land Trust.

Wed, Jul 27 7:00 P.M. Seek The Peak     NHPBS

Hikers seeking spectacular scenery and to raise money for the Mt.

Wed, Jul 27 7:30 P.M. Puffins of Newfoundland     NHPBS

Atlantic Puffins breed in colonies on rocky islands and are excellent swimmers.

Thu, Jul 28 7:00 P.M. Wood Island Lifesaving Station     NHPBS

The Lifesaving Station at Wood Island, Maine was used for sea rescue prior to the Coast Guard.

Fri, Jul 29 7:00 P.M. Summits In Solidarity     NHPBS

Notch Hostel owner Serena Ryan loves hiking. She is also co-founder of Summits in Solidarity, a hiking initiative for racial justice.

Sat, Jul 30 4:30 P.M. Sectional Hiker     NH EXPLORE

Redline guide Ken Hodges hikes with Debby "Bear Repellent" Roberts, a 71 year-old sectional hiker along the Appalachian Trail.

Sat, Jul 30 11:00 P.M. Puffins of Newfoundland     NHPBS

Atlantic Puffins breed in colonies on rocky islands and are excellent swimmers.

Sun, Jul 31 11:00 A.M. Summits In Solidarity     NHPBS

Notch Hostel owner Serena Ryan loves hiking. She is also co-founder of Summits in Solidarity, a hiking initiative for racial justice.

Sun, Jul 31 5:30 P.M. Puffins of Newfoundland     NH EXPLORE

Atlantic Puffins breed in colonies on rocky islands and are excellent swimmers.

Mon, Aug 1 7:00 P.M. Paddling The Saco     NHPBS

Conway photographer Joe Klementovich uses a paddleboard to explore 130 miles of the Saco River.

Tue, Aug 2 7:00 P.M. Sectional Hiker     NHPBS

Redline guide Ken Hodges hikes with Debby "Bear Repellent" Roberts, a 71 year-old sectional hiker along the Appalachian Trail.

Wed, Aug 3 7:00 P.M. School at Sea     NHPBS

Students attend school aboard a schooner. They help sail the vessel out of Martha?s Vineyard and learn about outdoor education and conservation.

Wed, Aug 3 7:30 P.M. Exploring Wild Iceland     NHPBS

Host Will Lange travels to the land of volcanoes, Vikings, waterfalls and hot water geysers.

Thu, Aug 4 7:00 P.M. Community Outing     NHPBS

Littleton, New Hampshire volunteers work together to reopen a popular community gathering place known as the Mt.

Fri, Aug 5 7:00 P.M. Outdoor Classroom     NHPBS

Susie Spikol is a naturalist at the Harris Center for Conservation Education in Hancock, New Hampshire.

Sat, Aug 6 11:30 A.M. Exploring Wild Iceland     NHPBS

Host Will Lange travels to the land of volcanoes, Vikings, waterfalls and hot water geysers.

Sat, Aug 6 5:30 P.M. Exploring Wild Iceland     NH EXPLORE

Host Will Lange travels to the land of volcanoes, Vikings, waterfalls and hot water geysers.

Sat, Aug 6 11:00 P.M. Exploring Wild Iceland     NHPBS

Host Will Lange travels to the land of volcanoes, Vikings, waterfalls and hot water geysers.

Sun, Aug 7 11:00 A.M. Wood Island Lifesaving Station     NHPBS

The Lifesaving Station at Wood Island, Maine was used for sea rescue prior to the Coast Guard.

Mon, Aug 8 7:00 P.M. One Thousand Hours Outside     NHPBS

New Hampshire resident Susan Dromey Heeter is competitive.

Tue, Aug 9 7:00 P.M. Rowing The Erie Canal     NHPBS

Competitive rower Erik Frid takes a break from competition to row 300 miles of the Erie Canal.

Wed, Aug 10 7:00 P.M. Hiking with David     NHPBS

David Krueger is a Language Specialist/Interpreter is often seen standing by New Hampshire Governor Chirs Sununu's side, providing sign language for the deaf community.

Wed, Aug 10 7:30 P.M. A Trek Through Scotland     NHPBS

Host Willem Lange explores the history, culture and natural beauty of Scotland.

Thu, Aug 11 12:30 A.M. A Trek Through Scotland     NHPBS

Host Willem Lange explores the history, culture and natural beauty of Scotland.

Thu, Aug 11 7:00 P.M. Flags On NH's 48     NHPBS

Every 9/11, groups of hikers climb NH's 4,000-foot mountains to place a flag on each of the 48 summits as a tribute to those who lost their lives.

Fri, Aug 12 7:00 P.M. Seek The Peak     NHPBS

Hikers seeking spectacular scenery and to raise money for the Mt.

Mon, Aug 15 7:00 P.M. Adirondack Hut Boy     NHPBS

Host Will Lange hikes back to the Johns Brook Lodge deep in the Adirondack Mountains where he worked as a hut boy 60 years ago.

Tue, Aug 16 7:00 P.M. Thoreau at Walden Pond     NHPBS

Willem Lange visits Walden Pond where he discovers what life was really like for Thoreau.


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