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

South and Middle Carter in Winter

  On March 17th, I completed my final winter hike for the 2012 season. It was an adventure! On our hike, we went up Nineteen Mile Brook and Carter Dome trails to Zeta Pass, then North...

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

Hiking Lincoln and Lafayette in Winter

  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...

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NH 4000 Footer Guides, Trip Reports, Winter Hiking

Hiking Cannon Mountain in Winter

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...

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NH 4000 Footer Guides, Trip Reports, Winter Hiking

Hiking Mount Tecumseh in Winter

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...

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Gear Articles

Hiking Clothing Guide

  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...

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Gear, Gear Articles, Tips and Tricks

Hiking Packing List: The Essentials and Beyond

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,...

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NH 4000 Footer Guides, Peakbagging, Trip Reports

Hancocks

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...

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NH 4000 Footer Guides, Solo Hiking, Trip Reports

Mount Carrigain

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...

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Made In Iceland Documentary

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...

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Gear, Gear Reviews

Gear Review: CamelBak Helena

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...

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