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New England Hiking Lists

NH Fire Tower Series- #1 Pitcher Mountain

The first fire tower to make the list is first since it is often the first mountain children and new hikers climb. Located in the small town of Stoddard NH Pitcher Mountain stands at 2,152...

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Editorials

10 Great Outdoor Podcasts

If your drive to the mountains is like mine, you have some time to kill and usually very few radio stations that come in clear along your route. Podcasts have been a great way to mix up a...

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Female Specific Articles

Hiking While Pregnant

Hiking while pregnancy, or any amount of physical activity, during pregnancy is a hot topic and one I’d like to address. There many opinions from those being shocked and concerned,...

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Gear

Best Sleeping Pads for Backpacking

Choosing a sleeping pad for your next backpacking trip can be a daunting task. This one piece of equipment is a large factor in keeping you warm at night and help you get a good...

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Editorials, Uncategorized

Franconia Ridge Loop Hike – Parking and Environmental Issues

The Franconia Ridge Loop hike in Franconia Notch is a gorgeous 8.5 mile loop that takes you over four mountains including two AMC 4000 footers.  It’s an understatement to say this is...

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Destinations, Trending

6 New England Thru Hikes in 19 Days or Less

Has completing a thru hike been on your bucket list, but don’t have the time or resources to spend six months on AT? If you’re a New Englander, there are 8 trails you can hike end-to-end that takes the average person...

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Tips and Tricks, Trending

Reduce Your Impact Series: Direct Trail Impact

This article is part 1 of a Reduce Your Impact Series. Miss the introduction?...

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