Hike Mount CannonMount Cannon (4,100′) is well known by skiers, but it ...

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Hike Mount CabotMount Cabot (4,170′) is the highest peak in the Pilot ...

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Hike Mount Bond, Bondcliff, and West BondMount Bond (4,698′), Bondcliff (4,265′), and West Bond (4,540′) are ...

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Hike Mount AdamsMount Adams (5,774′) is located in the Presidential Range of ...

New Page: NH 4000 Footer Trip Reports in One SpotI have been working on a new NH 4000 footer ...

There are 48 peaks in NH on the 4000-footer List. You can earn a patch by hiking them in multiple ways: any season, in winter, or in each specific season (that’s 192 peaks!) Looking for more lists or rules? Check them out here! For directions on applying for a patch, check out the AMC’s application

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If there’s one thing hikers need, it’s a strong and stable lower body. From uphill scrambling to hopping over streambeds and navigating steep descents, hiking is a fabulous full-body workout. But there’s no denying that our hips and legs bear the brunt of the action. Yet if you want to build a strong base, squats

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I frequently wonder why I enjoy the solace and therapeutic value of a walk in the woods.  A few weeks ago,  a friend and I took her children out for a short walk up Artists Bluff in Franconia.  Mid-hike, her oldest, Julia, turned around, looked at us, and asked,  “You guys actually enjoy doing this??”

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Are you looking for information on the importance of outdoor play or an inspiring book on hiking you can read to or with your kids? Here’s a large collection of both! You’ll find works written with years of supporting research, stories of incredible families, and children’s literature that include picture book and interactive resources for

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One of my favorite things to discover as a hiker has to be locally owned and operated companies. It is amazing how we use some many items and resources to simply walk in the woods. If you’re an avid reader at Trail to Summit you know I love gear, the people who make it, and

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Over the past two years I have been looking for a way to make a difference in the hiking community. I decided to create a resource for new hikers lost in the shuffle of social media criticism, sarcasm, and baseless advice- the Trail to 4k Challenge. Through this challenge, I’ve read from women who were

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As the camera industry continues to evolve it becomes increasingly difficult to decipher the quality and features from one camera compared to another. For outdoor photography, a solid and high quality camera is a must. From there you’ll want to look carefully at features important to you as well as versatility, image quality, and weight.

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After 4 rounds of New Hampshire’s 4000 Footers (plus many repeats of certain peaks) you think I’d be done with them. Last year I adopted Ruckus and we’ve been working on the list together! We worked up to the 4Ks with some easier hikes and waited until she was almost a year old and prepared

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If you are new to the world of hiking, you want to be sure you have the appropriate gear to stay safe and comfortable on the trail. You don’t want to spend tons of money on gear you may never or seldom use if you’re not an avid hiker. You’ll also want to avoid the

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Hello Trail to Summit readers! I just wanted to let you all know (if you’re not following me on social media) that I am alive and well and just taking a break from the blogging world. The past few months have been very hectic and exciting for me so I’ve had to put my site on

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