I am extremely excited to share with you a brand new site for hikers who use lists to help them go places they wouldn’t have explored otherwise. According to founders Colin and Max, PeakBucket is a “data tracking and visualization website for peakbaggers”. So what does this mean? If you’re used to hand written spreadsheets,

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Table Rock, a vista point located in Maine’s Grafton Notch State Park and part of the Appalachian Trail has some extraordinary views. So extraordinary, it’s been carved into a trail sign! For many New Englanders, the drive may be a little too far to justify a short 2 1/2 mile roundtrip hike. It does happen

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I recently moved back to New Hampshire after a four year stint in Massachusetts (don’t judge me!) and have been doing a lot of projects. By far, the most fun has been painting a mural! I have almost no artistic skills so I enlisted my sister to help me out. After completing this project, anyone

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Those who hike in New Hampshire’s White Mountain National Forest fall in love with this rugged and often underestimated destination. It is a place for finding your limits, pushing them, and getting inside your own head while exploring the beauty of the state. It is also a destination for friends and family to enjoy the

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I’ve been on a 4000 Footer kick for a while, but after four rounds, I’ve let up a bit. I’ve been slowly working on the Terrifying 25 list which is a ton of fun! The goal is to hike 25 trails that are deemed to be “terrifying”. These trails typically include caves to crawl through,

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April 25th, 2015 was a great night for the New England hiking community to get together. Every year the 4000-footer club recognizes hikers who have completed one of their recognized lists. This is my third year attending and my third list completed! I was very excited to have finally finished the New Hampshire 4000-footers in

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  I had the opportunity to spend four days hiking in Moab, Utah with some amazing athletes on a Gossamer Gear trip last week! I will be posting details and photos of our hikes later this week, but wanted to share a podcast I took part in. The Trail Show is a radio podcast that

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When I began my quest to hike the 48 4000-footers in New Hampshire back in 2011, I thought I’d be finishing round one around this time. Boy, was I wrong! Here’s a look back at 2014- what a year it was!   I began the year bagging some NH 4Ks for my winter list. One

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In August 2013 I hiked Mount Katahdin and created the video below: Mount Katahdin from allison on Vimeo. What I didn’t include was a clip of a couple hiking with a baby in tow on the Knife Edge. I didn’t want that to be the focus of the video or look like something I think

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