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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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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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NH 4000 Footer Guides, Peakbagging, Trip Reports

Bigelow Range (Avery and West Peak)

The ridges of the Bigelow range are what many alpine plants consider home.The alpine habitat is approximately 171 acres! In the 1960’s and 70’s developers had grand plans of...

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NH 4000 Footer Guides, Peakbagging, Trip Reports

Sugarloaf and Spaulding (Maine)

  Day three in Maine began at 4:45 am. The four of us (Theresa, Ann, Karen, and I) would be meeting Robin at Caribou Valley Road to begin our 14 mile hike over Abraham, Spaulding, and...

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NH 4000 Footer Guides, Peakbagging, Trip Reports

Saddleback and The Horn (Maine)

  Day two of our long weekend in Maine started with a look at the forecast. According to NOAA there was 100% chance of rain starting late morning for the rest of the day. Also...

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