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NH 4000 Footer Guides, Solo Hiking, Trip Reports

The Start of Spring: Trail Breaking on Isolation

I was just on Isolation this January, but I needed to go back. I am working on hiking the NH 4ks in each season and needed a little revenge. Last time I missed the bushwhack and had to try...

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

Carter Dome and the ‘Cats (Winter)

The weather for our hike consisted of 35-45 mph winds and temperatures around 5 degrees. With windchill we were feeling about -30. Most of our hike would be below treeline so some of the...

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NH 4000 Footer Guides, Trip Reports, Winter Hiking

Mount Pierce (Winter)

The plan was to hike Mount Pierce (4311′) and its neighbor Mt Eisenhower (4780′), two mountains in the Southern Presidential range. I was leading this hike, with my group...

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NH 4000 Footer Guides, Trip Reports, Winter Hiking

No Shortcuts: Mt Isolation (Winter)

I am hoping to finish my winter 4000-footer list this season and of course left many of the more difficult hikes for last! After many weekends of frigid weather, I finally got a chance to...

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NH 4000 Footer Guides, Peakbagging, Trip Reports

Bonds (and Zealand!) Full Moon Hike

Once you have hiked all the 4000-footers in New England, it doesn’t mean there is nothing left to explore. Lately I’ve been really into full moon hikes. I attempted to see the...

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Editorials, NH 4000 Footer Guides, Peakbagging

Looking Back on a Journey: Hiking New England’s 4000-Footers

Two years ago I decided I wanted to hike all the 4000 footers in New Hampshire. This list is comprised of 48 very unique peaks with something different to offer. I realized that after each...

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NH 4000 Footer Guides

Mt Tecumseh in Four Seasons

Once you have hiked the NH 4000 footers you may decide to begin the New England 4000 footers. After you complete that list, you have a few options. I’ve decided to try my hand at...

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NH 4000 Footer Guides, Trip Reports

Mt. Abraham (VT) NE 67 Finish!

Last August I stood atop Mt Liberty as my final 4000-foot mountain in New Hampshire. This year has been all about Maine and Vermont. My new quest was to hike all the 4000 foot peaks in New...

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NH 4000 Footer Guides, Peakbagging, Trip Reports

Katahdin (Hamlin and Baxter Peaks)

Mount Katahdin is home to Baxter peak, the Northern terminus for Appalachain thru hikers. Standing at 5,267 feet it is Maine’s tallest peak. Although it is not as tall as NH’s...

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NH 4000 Footer Guides, Trip Reports

Mount Abraham

During the week of July 4th, I had made the trek to Maine, beginning my quest to hike Maine 4000-footers. We successfully hiked seven of the eight peaks we planned, despite the rain. We...

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