Category Archives: Peak Bagging the White Mountains, New Hampshire

Hiking the White Mountain National Forest and surrounding area

Black Mountain – 52WAV

November 30, 2019; 4 miles. A short hike on a frigid, single digit temperature day. I chose this as an out-of-the-way yet close to Landaff hike because of the busy Thanksgiving weekend foot traffic anywhere else in the Whites. I … Continue reading

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Moosilauke via Glencliff Trail and Carriage Road

November 24, 2019; 7.6 miles. Wintry hike to Moosilauke South Peak then Mount Moosilauke with Conor and Margie. The day brought falling wet snow turning to windy cold snow at the peak then rain as we headed back. As usual, … Continue reading

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Madison Gulf, Parapet and Osgood Trails

September 28, 2019; 13 miles. I was fortunate to hike with 7 other meetup hikers; many were hard core working toward finishing the New England Ultra 8 (a new list to me!) I stayed with the group to the Madison … Continue reading

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Lion Head and Tuckerman Ravine Trails

September 27, 2019; 7.5 miles. My goal was to hike Huntington Ravine but with rain the previous night and dire warnings about hiking this trail solo I decided to change plans. My bunk mate, Carrie, and I talked into the … Continue reading

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Square Ledge and George’s Gorge Trails

September 26, 2019; 3.3 miles. I took an easy day knowing rain was coming, high winds at the summits and a hard day tomorrow. I chose a couple local short trails – not to be confused with easy because even … Continue reading

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Glen Boulder, Boot Spur Trail

September 25, 2019; 7.5 miles, 3500′ elevation gain. This spontaneous hike was a bit more than I meant to do but lovely with fall colors along the trails. I rode my motorcycle to Pinkham Notch for a 4 night stay … Continue reading

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King Ravine, Subway, Great Gully, Lowe’s Path Trails

August 24, 2019; 8.5 miles.  This was an exceedingly slow hike with two guys, Ted and Alex (Random Group), who were terrifically out of condition and not ready for the strenuous nature of these trails.  The duration was close to … Continue reading

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WM Randolf – Ice Gulch

October 14, 2018; 7.5 miles with Random group. Cook Path, Ice Gulch Path and Peboamauk Fall Loop.  This is a technically challenging hike.  Each step up the Ice Gulch is a bouldering problem to be solved. Trails maintained by the … Continue reading

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WMNF – Six Husbands; Caps Ridge

October 13, 2018; 9.3 miles with Random group.   Great Gulf Trail (4.4 mi), Buttress Trail (0.5 mi), Six Husband Trail (1.8 mi), Loop Trail (0.1 mi), Caps Ridge Trail (2.5 mi).  Mount Jefferson.

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WMNF – Nancy Pond

September 29, 2018; 10 miles incomplete redline on Nancy Pond Trail with meetup.

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