Trip Reports

Rock Cairns in the White Mountains

Thunderstorm Junction, White Mountains

When you hike above-treeline in the White Mountains of New Hampshire, you quickly learn to look for the rock cairns that mark the trail. Blazing is scare because there are no trees to paint blazes on and they wouldn’t do anyone any …

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Howgills: Cautley Spout and The Calf

Cautley Crags

When I was visiting Alan and Heather Rhodes of in the Lake District last month, they drove me over to a nearby region called the Howgills for another magnificant hike called Cautley Spout and Calf. The Howgills are a small range …

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Eagle Cliff Bushwhack

Eagle Cliff in Franconia Notch

Eagle Cliff in a 3,420′ peak in Franconia Notch, one of the most beautiful mountain passes in the White Mountains. Although it’s not a 4,000 footer, it commands tremendous views of the surrounding high peaks including Mt Lafayette and Mount Cannon. But …

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