Trip Reports

Frostnip on Mt Moriah

Guthook, Hikerbox, and Pam

It took less than a minute for my fingertips to freeze, but I could tell I had a problem right away from the pain. We’d stopped to put on goggles and facemasks when we encountered strong easterly winds and blowing snow on Mt …

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Section Hiking the Bay Circuit Trail

Bay Circuit Trail Logo

I didn’t plan to start section hiking the Bay Circuit Trail this winter, a 230-mile trail that loops around the Boston metropolitan area. But the prospect of hiking a long-distance trail that’s close to my home has proven irresistible and I’ve returned …

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Thanksgiving on the Kinsmans

Lonesome Lake and the Northeast CannonBall

As we neared treeline on North Kinsman, Mr Bunny paused to admire the rime ice that coated the stubby spruce trees near the mountain summit. It had taken on a curious orange glow instead of crystalline white, diffusing the glare of the waning …

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Hiking North and South Doublehead

North Doublehead Cabin

North and South Doublehead are two picturesque mountains located just outside Jackson, New Hampshire, on the eastern edge of the White Mountain National Forest. They’re moderate peaks to climb with special interest to skiers, because one of the trails on North Doublehead is a backcountry …

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