Hike Mount CannonMount Cannon (4,100′) is well known by skiers, but it ...

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Hike Mount CabotMount Cabot (4,170′) is the highest peak in the Pilot ...

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Hike Mount Bond, Bondcliff, and West BondMount Bond (4,698′), Bondcliff (4,265′), and West Bond (4,540′) are ...

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Hike Mount AdamsMount Adams (5,774′) is located in the Presidential Range of ...

New Page: NH 4000 Footer Trip Reports in One SpotI have been working on a new NH 4000 footer ...

The first time you ever do it, people will think you’re crazy. You might even be telling yourself you are as you’re getting up at 2 in the morning just to hike. As you drive to the trailhead, coffee in hand, singing along to the radio to stay awake, you will tell yourself that you’re

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Have you ever experienced an unsettling feeling or ‘the willies’ while hiking on particular trails?  For no reason you suddenly feel unease, your pace quickens and your heart pounds a little…you look around expecting someone or something to be looking back but see nothing and keep moving assuring yourself it’s all in your head? Hiking

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If you live with even one foot in the mainstream world, you probably have one or more of these to keep you busy: a job, kids, a significant other, friendships to maintain, aging parents to care for, adorable yet needy pets, house projects, bills to pay, fill in your own never ending tasks here: __________.

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There are 48 peaks in NH on the 4000-footer List. You can earn a patch by hiking them in multiple ways: any season, in winter, or in each specific season (that’s 192 peaks!) Looking for more lists or rules? Check them out here! For directions on applying for a patch, check out the AMC’s application

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If there’s one thing hikers need, it’s a strong and stable lower body. From uphill scrambling to hopping over streambeds and navigating steep descents, hiking is a fabulous full-body workout. But there’s no denying that our hips and legs bear the brunt of the action. Yet if you want to build a strong base, squats

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I frequently wonder why I enjoy the solace and therapeutic value of a walk in the woods.  A few weeks ago,  a friend and I took her children out for a short walk up Artists Bluff in Franconia.  Mid-hike, her oldest, Julia, turned around, looked at us, and asked,  “You guys actually enjoy doing this??”

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Are you looking for information on the importance of outdoor play or an inspiring book on hiking you can read to or with your kids? Here’s a large collection of both! You’ll find works written with years of supporting research, stories of incredible families, and children’s literature that include picture book and interactive resources for

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One of my favorite things to discover as a hiker has to be locally owned and operated companies. It is amazing how we use some many items and resources to simply walk in the woods. If you’re an avid reader at Trail to Summit you know I love gear, the people who make it, and

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Over the past two years I have been looking for a way to make a difference in the hiking community. I decided to create a resource for new hikers lost in the shuffle of social media criticism, sarcasm, and baseless advice- the Trail to 4k Challenge. Through this challenge, I’ve read from women who were

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As the camera industry continues to evolve it becomes increasingly difficult to decipher the quality and features from one camera compared to another. For outdoor photography, a solid and high quality camera is a must. From there you’ll want to look carefully at features important to you as well as versatility, image quality, and weight.

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