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NH 4000 Footer Guides, Trip Reports

Mount Jackson

I decided to throw Mount Jackson in as the last final peak of a busy hiking weekend. After all, it just makes it over the 4000 foot mark at 4052 feet and stretches 2150 feet of elevation...

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NH 4000 Footer Guides, Peakbagging, Trip Reports

Mt. Cabot (plus The Bulge and The Horn)

 Mt. Cabot is the northernmost of the New Hampshire 4,000 footers. The Unknown Pond Trail meets up with the Kilkenny Ridge Trail, over the Horn and The Bulge. These are two mountains...

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NH 4000 Footer Guides

Mount Waumbek

After hiking Carter Dome on Saturday I decided to hike Waumbek. This hike is considered one of the easiest 4000-footers. It is one of the furthest NH 4000-footers from me so it was good to...

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NH 4000 Footer Guides, Trip Reports

Carter Dome

Carter Dome (4832′) lies on the eastern edge of the White Mountains immediately east of the Presidentials. It’s in good company near Middle and South Carter as well as Wildcat...

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NH 4000 Footer Guides, Solo Hiking, Trip Reports

Mount Isolation

Sunday was number 41 for me (can you believe it!? I can’t either, because I miscalculated before!) My last post was my Presidential Traverse and suddenly I’m at 41 peaks…....

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

One Day Solo Presidential Traverse

After getting between four to five hours of sleep Friday night, 4 am came way too early. I knew I had to get ready quick as I had a long day ahead of me. I started a southbound presidential...

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NH 4000 Footer Guides, Peakbagging, Trip Reports

Whiteface and Passaconaway

Passaconaway (4043′) and Whiteface (4020′) are two peaks in the Sandwich region of the White Mountain National Forest. Even though both mountains are just over the 4000 foot...

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Editorials

SOLO Wilderness First Aid Certification

When telling others about my goal to hike the 48 highest peaks in New Hampshire, I get certain reactions. Some people are genuinely interested in my endeavor and are excited to hear about...

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NH 4000 Footer Guides, Trip Reports

Mount Moriah

Mount Moriah (4049 feet) is a deceiving mountain. At 9 miles round trip and one trail up (we took the Carter-Moriah Trail up to the summit), it seemed like it would be an easier 4k hike. We...

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An Enjoyable Error: Galehead Mountain Attempt

I was lucky enough to have Patriot’s Day off (I’m a teacher in Massachusetts) and planned a hike for the day. I decided on Galehead Mountain (4024 feet). It’s typically a...

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