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Climbing South Doublehead

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It is a mistake to short change the peaks under 4,000 feet in New Hampshire’s White Mountains. Many of them are as hard to hike as any high peak and can be just as steep, rough, and dangerous, especially in winter, as their larger counterparts. I found that out last …

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New Hampshire 52 with A View

Cardigan and Firescrew Mountains

The New Hampshire 52 with a View list is maintained by the Over the Hill Hikers group. The peaks listed are quite spread out from east to west and north to south, providing you ample reasons to take far flung road trips when you need a break from the grind. While they …

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The Trailwrights 72

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Peakbagging has turned out to be a lot more fun than I thought. It gives focus to a day hike when I can’t fit a multi-day backpacking trip into my schedule, but still want to get out for an invigorating hike. Honestly, hiking the White Mountain 4000 footers has not …

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Mt Monadnock – Southwest New Hampshire

On Sunday, I finally got to climb Mt Monadnock (3,165) in New Hampshire or Grand Monadnock, as it is also known. This mountain is the second most climbed peak in the world with 125,000 visitors a year, second only to Mt. Fuji with 200,000. For that reason, I've always avoided …

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