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Winter Hike to Mt Potash

Landslide scarred peak of Mt Passaconaway

Mt Potash (2700′) is a small kettle shaped mountain located across from the Passaconaway campground on the Kancamagus Highway with 360 degree views of Mts. Passaconaway, Whiteface, The Sleepers, The Tripyramids, The Huntingtons, Hancocks, Carrigan, Chocorua, Paugus, and Hedgehog among others. It’s on the 52-with-a View peakbagging list and with …

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A Winter Hike Up Pine Mountain

My friend Ken on the southern ledge of Pine Mountain overlooking Mt Madison, Mt Washington and Pinkham Notch

Pine Mountain is one of the best view points in the northern end of White Mountains, near Pinkham Notch, Mt Washington, and the Dolly Copp Campground. Located just outside of Gotham, NH, the peak is surrounded by the Mahoosuc Range, the Carter-Wildcat Range, the Northern Presis (Washington, Adams, and Madison), and the …

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How to Hike Vermont’s Long Trail

Bog Bridges on the Long Trail, Vermont

Finished in 1930, The Long Trail is the oldest long distance hiking trail in the United States and shares a National Scenic Trail designation along with longer trails such as the Appalachian and Pacific Crest Trails. The trail is 272 miles in length running the length of Vermont from the Vermont-Massachusetts …

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Hiking the Brook Path

Wonalancet Falls

The Brook Path is one of the most beautiful trails in the Sandwich Range and an excellent place to take a cool summer dip at one of the many swimming holes along its banks. Not to be confused with the Brook Trail which climbs Mount Chocorua, the Brook Path begins across …

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Bushwhacking Mt Bemis

Bushwhacks are like jungle gyms. Type II fun for hikers who enjoy off-trail hiking the way it used to be before people cut trails in the mountains.

Mt Bemis is a 3725′ mountain located in the White Mountain’s Crawford Notch, named for Dr Samuel Bemis, who built the stone house at its base which is now the popular Notchland B&B. Bemis was an interesting character: a denture maker turned landscape photographer, he loaned money to the Crawford Family, …

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