Trip Reports

Sleeping in Shelters on the Long Trail

Boyce Shelter, The Long Trail

When I started my end-to-end hike of the Long Trail, I planned to avoid sleeping in shelters. This is an attitude shared by a lot of other backpackers, especially those who hike the Appalachian Trail, where shelters are often infested by mice …

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Twisted on Mt Hight

Carter Dome and Mt Washington from Mt Hight

Mt Hight (4675′) has the best views of any peak in the Carter Moriah Range of the White Mountains. Located a short distance from the summit of Carter Dome, you can see the summit of Mt Washington and the Northern Presidentials to the …

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Cold River Camp in Evans Notch

South Baldface Summit

Cold River Camp is a rustic, family style camp run by the Appalachian Mountain Club in the Evans Notch on the border between New Hampshire and Maine. It’s unique among the AMC lodging facilities because it’s managed entirely by volunteers, although there is paid …

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