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 ...

  When I began my quest of hiking the NH 4000-footers, I didn’t plan on hiking in winter. I thought I’d end in October and pick back up in late April. This winter has been very mild so I did some hiking in November which turned into hiking in December and now it’s February. With

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Cannon Mountain is one of the most notable mountains in the northeastern United States. For almost 200 years it was best known as the site of the “Old Man of the Mountain”, a series of rock ledges that resembled a jagged profile of a man’s face. This formation became the state symbol of New Hampshire,

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Recently I became the organizer of a hiking Meetup group and led my first hike with the group on January 14th: Mount Tecumseh. I rode up with Nancy, a member of the group, to the Waterville Valley ski area. We met up with another member, Joe and at 10:30 we began hiking. Joe and I

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  Dressing for the Trail Dressing appropriately for a hike is important for comfort on the trail and, in some cases, necessary to staying alive. Below are guidelines for trail clothing. Please note that this is only a guide and the weather/season/your body will dictate the type and amount of clothing you bring. Layer 1:

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The Essentials: (for safety, survival and basic comfort) 1. Navigation Map compass GPS (optional) 2. Sun protection Sunscreen chapstick hat/bandana 3. Insulation Jacket, vest, pants, gloves, hat (see Clothing) 4. Illumination flashlight/headlamp extra batteries 5. First-aid supplies First aid kit toilet kit (leave no trace) whistle 6. Fire matches/lighter waterproof container magnesium fire starter/birch bark

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Last Sunday (12/4/11) I took on another solo hike in the White Mountains. This time I would journey up the three peaks of Mount Hancock. Two of the three peaks count as official 4000-footers. Trail damage from Hurricane Irene Parking is very easy to find as opposed to many of the hikes I have done.

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Driving to the White Mountains through Conway, NH Mount Carrigain is known to have some of the most breathtaking views in the White Mountains. It is tied with Mount Washington for having the most NH 4000-footer summit views. On a clear day you can see up to 43 of the 48 4000-footers. I got lucky.

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The Icelandic landscape is vast, varied and ruggedly beautiful with geysers and hot springs, huge icecaps and glaciers, fjords and waterfalls. The dramatic scenery was shaped by volcanic eruptions and carved out by glaciers. Much of the island is uninhabited and unspoiled. I was fortunate to have spent twenty-six hours in Iceland during a layover

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In 2009 I bought the Camelbak Helena for a hiking trip in Israel. Unlike most CamelBak hydration bladder packs, it is large enough to fit all your gear for a day hike. This model is 1300 cubic inches. I’ve owned this pack for a couple of years so I’ve been able to see how it

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Moosilauke Ravine Lodge  Moosilauke has been a mountain I’ve waited quite some time to hike. I had planned on hiking it in May, and because of the forecast, I kept putting it off. Moosilauke translates to ‘bald place’ which describes its summit. I was waiting for perfect whether with perfect views, but I knew I

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