Trip Reports

Friends of Mount Guyot

Mount Guyot in Summer

There are many White Mountain hikers who love Mt Guyot (pronounced ‘G’ as in God, ‘ee-oh’, with the accent on the first syllable), named after Albert Guyot, who is credited with drawing the first map of the White Mountains. Guyot is a …

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Scouting the Twinway

Twinway above Zealand Hut

I went on a one night solo backpacking trip recently to scout out some possible campsites for an Appalachian Mountain Club trip I’m leading on the first day of winter, weather permitting. We’ll be doing a 23 mile winter traverse of the …

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Bushwhacking Peak Above the Nubble

Peak Above the Nubble

Peak Above the Nubble is a very odd name but it describes the topography of this 3813′ mountain rather well. The 3813′ Peak towers over a curious looking sub-peak called the Nubble. That’s its local name at least. On maps, The Nubble …

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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 …

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Blue Hills Double Cross Hike

St Moritz Pond, Blue Hills Reservation

There are two good places to train for strenuous hikes in the Boston Area: The Blue Hills and The Middlesex Fells, both within a 20 minute drive of downtown Boston. Although I’ve lived in the Boston area for over 20 years, I don’t …

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