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Climbing Mt Israel in the Sandwich Range

The entire Sandwich Range from Waterville to Chocorua seen from Mt Israel's nothern ledges

Mt Israel (2630′) is a 52-With-a-View peak that has jaw dropping views of Squam Lake and the high peaks of the Sandwich Range including Sandwich Mountain, Whiteface, Passaconaway, and Mount Chocorua. Covered with a large expense of open ledge, it’s easy to spend hours at the summit lunching in the sunlight …

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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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Iron Mountain Ledges and Mines

Mt Carrigan, seen from the South Cliffs on Iron Mountain

Veteran White Mountain peakbaggers will tell you that the best views and ass-kicking climbs often come from mountains under 4000′ in height, rather than the 4000-footers. That’s certainly the case on Iron Mountain, a 52-with-a-View peak. While there is a great all-in-one view of Mt Washington, Pinkham Notch, and Carter …

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Winter Conditions on Mt Tremont

This turned out to be a micropsike hike

Jack Frost has arrived in the White Mountains, coating all of the peaks and big hills with a blanket of ice and snow. November can be a frustrating time for hikers here, when it’s hard to decide whether to carry full winter gear or not, and when precipitation is just …

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