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Bushwhacking Big Coolidge

Big Coolidge from Lincoln, NH

I bushwhacked another New Hampshire 3000 footer on Saturday named Big Coolidge. It’s located just outside of Lincoln, NH, on the other side of the Kancamagus Highway from Loon Mountain Ski Resort. The summit is visible from downtown Lincoln, although you wouldn’t know there was a town on the other …

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Bushwhacking Vose Spur

Trey at the bottom of the Talus Field

Vose Spur (3774′) is a sub-peak of Mt Carrigan, located in Carrigan Notch at the southern end of the Pemigewasset Wilderness. Densely wooded and trail-less, it is a bushwhack peak on the New England Hundred Highest peakbagging list. I bushwhacked Vose Spur last weekend with my friends Pam, Trey, Matt, …

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Eagle Cliff Bushwhack

Eagle Cliff in Franconia Notch

Eagle Cliff in a 3,420′ peak in Franconia Notch, one of the most beautiful mountain passes in the White Mountains. Although it’s not a 4,000 footer, it commands tremendous views of the surrounding high peaks including Mt Lafayette and Mount Cannon. But it’s not a popular peak to climb because …

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Mt Nancy Bushwhack

Norcross Pond

Yesterday was one on those perfect winter days in the White Mountains when it all came together – good friends, clear blue sky, gorgeous views, and a great climb. Our destination was Mt Nancy (3926′), a New England Hundred Highest Peak, which is climbed via a very steep and un-maintained …

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