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Gear, Gear Articles, Tips and Tricks

Hiking Packing List: The Essentials and Beyond

The Essentials: (for safety, survival and basic comfort) 1. Navigation Map compass GPS (optional) 2. Sun protection Sunscreen chapstick hat/bandana 3. Insulation Jacket, vest, pants,...

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NH 4000 Footer Guides, Peakbagging, Trip Reports

Hancocks

Last Sunday (12/4/11) I took on another solo hike in the White Mountains. This time I would journey up the three peaks of Mount Hancock. Two of the three peaks count as official...

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NH 4000 Footer Guides, Solo Hiking, Trip Reports

Mount Carrigain

Driving to the White Mountains through Conway, NH Mount Carrigain is known to have some of the most breathtaking views in the White Mountains. It is tied with Mount Washington for having...

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Made In Iceland Documentary

The Icelandic landscape is vast, varied and ruggedly beautiful with geysers and hot springs, huge icecaps and glaciers, fjords and waterfalls. The dramatic scenery was shaped by volcanic...

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Gear, Gear Reviews

Gear Review: CamelBak Helena

In 2009 I bought the Camelbak Helena for a hiking trip in Israel. Unlike most CamelBak hydration bladder packs, it is large enough to fit all your gear for a day hike. This model is 1300...

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NH 4000 Footer Guides, Trip Reports

Mount Moosilauke

Moosilauke Ravine Lodge  Moosilauke has been a mountain I’ve waited quite some time to hike. I had planned on hiking it in May, and because of the forecast, I kept putting it...

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NH 4000 Footer Guides, Peakbagging, Solo Hiking, Trip Reports

North and South Kinsman

  I spent a very rainy Saturday bagging numbers 9 and 10 on my list: the Kinsmans. I started on the Mt. Kinsman Trail (which was pretty difficult to find) which led to the Kinsman Ridge...

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Editorials, Solo Hiking

Solo Hiking

Whether you don’t have a companion to hike with or are looking for a little solitude, solo hiking can be rewarding and safe, but only if you are prepared. I personally love solo hiking....

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NH 4000 Footer Guides, Peakbagging, Solo Hiking, Trip Reports

Willey, Field, and Tom

had spent the past few days at the Crawford Notch Campground with my family. The Whites got a TON of damage! Six waterfront sites are  no longer because the Saco River had been carved out...

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NH 4000 Footer Guides, Peakbagging, Solo Hiking, Trip Reports

Tripyramids

  I arrived at the Livermore Road Trailhead at 7:00 am, ready for the slides! It was drizzling, but it always seems to rain when I hike! I was the only one in the lot, but I figured I...

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