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Shoal Pond Peak Summit Register

Shoal Pond Peak Bushwhack

Where is the Wilderness? Definitely off-trail. On this bushwhack, I climbed Shoal Pond Peak (3051′), a remote mountain in the eastern Pemigewasset Wilderness that took me a day to backpack into. After a pleasant evening camped along the North Fork River, several miles downstream from famous Thoreau Falls, I climbed Shoal Pond Peak in a 3 hour […]

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Mighty Mt Lincoln on the Franconai Ridge Trail

Great Hikes: Franconia Ridge Traverse

The Franconia Ridge Traverse is one of the most magnificent hikes in New Hampshire’s White Mountains and one that I never get tired of hiking. Located in Franconia Notch, the route involves climbing four 4000 footers: Mt Flume (4328′), Mt Liberty (4459′), Mt Lincoln (5089′), and Mt Lafayette (5260′) by the Franconia Ridge Trail, which […]

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Mts Pliny, Starr King, Waumbek, South Weeks, Middle weeks, North Weeks, Cabot, Bulge, Horn

Mt Crescent in Randolph’s Crescent Range

The north outlook on Mt Crescent has one of the best views I’ve seen in the White Mountains in a long time. Located in the Randolph Community Forest, Mt Crescent and Mt Randolph are two 3000 footers in the Crescent Range just north of Rt 2 and the Northern Presidentials in New Hampshire. Crescent’s north […]

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Trey on the Nineteen Mile Brook Trail

Stopped in Our Tracks on Wildcat Mountain

Trey and I attempted to climb Wildcat A, B, C, and D on Friday but we were stopped in our tracks by chest high snow drifts and such deep powder that we were postholing up to our waist, even though we were wearing snowshoes. Forward progress became so difficult that we were forced to ask […]

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The Fool Killer Summit

The New Hampshire 3000 Footers

After finishing the Trailwrights 72 peakbagging list last month, I’ve been trying to decide what New Hampshire hikes I want to focus on next. While the Trailwright’s list is growing in popularity, there still aren’t that many people hiking it, which was one of the things that originally made it attractive to me. I’ve never […]

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