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Peak bagging the 4000 plus footers of the White Mountains from Whispering Brook Vacation, Vacation Rental Log Home in the Franconia area.

Mount Washington Bicycle Hillclimb – August 16, 2014

This bike race lives up to its reputation and brought me close to tears as I crossed the finish line. My original intent was simply to ride my bike to the top and not consider it a race but somewhere … Continue reading

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White Mountain National Forest – Redline – Middle Sister, August 8, 2014

This short 7.5 mile hike took Dexter, Siva and me along the beautiful Champney Falls to the less-visited Middle Sister peak with a nice view of the busy Mount Chocorua. The all-new trails to me were Champney Falls Trail, Champney … Continue reading

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Top Notch Triathlon – August 2, 2014

I was committed to racing easier this year and I really DID go easier since my main goal this summer is the Mount Washington Hill Climb race. The Top Notch Triathlon was training for biking up the Rock Pile so … Continue reading

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White Mountain National Forest Redline – Lafayette – July 12, 2014

I finished the 48 peak list this winter and now a new goal: Redlining the Trails of the WMNF. And a worthwhile goal because I will now be on the trails less traveled. Today I hiked up the Skookumchuck Trail … Continue reading

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Tuckerman Ravine Sled Fest – April 6, 2014

Sledding! Yet another sport to add to the list making New Hampshire’s White Mountains the place to be in winter! Today was the 5th annual SledFest for the meetup Random Group of Hikers and it was a blast. We hiked … Continue reading

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Cannon Mountain – April 4, 2014

This was my fifth time up Cannon Mountain but the first on “official” trails. The other four were part of the last leg of the Top Notch Triathlon where competitors climb up the ski trails generally not allowed for hiking. … Continue reading

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Mount Washington Observatory – March 26-April 2, 2014

DAY 1 on the Rock Pile, March 26 Peak Wind: 104 mph; Average Temperature: -4F; Wind Chill: -45F Big Wind. That’s what I wanted and that’s what I got this afternoon and evening. The building roared inside. I think about … Continue reading

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