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Climbing Mt Israel in the Sandwich Range

The entire Sandwich Range from Waterville to Chocorua seen from Mt Israel's nothern ledges

Mt Israel (2630′) is a 52-With-a-View peak that has jaw dropping views of Squam Lake and the high peaks of the Sandwich Range including Sandwich Mountain, Whiteface, Passaconaway, and Mount Chocorua.¬†Covered with a large expense of open ledge, it’s easy to spend hours at the summit lunching in the sunlight …

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Climbing Mt Cube and North Cube

View from North Cube

Few White Mountain hikers realize that there are sections of the White Mountain National Forest far to the west of Mt Moosilauke, as far west as Hannover, New Hampshire on the border with Vermont. Mt Cube is one of these western sections along with Smarts Mountain and Moose Mountain, both …

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The Pleasure Paths of Randolph

The Nepalese Bridge in Randolph, NH

Randolph is a small town in New Hampshire’s White Mountains, on the north side of the Presidential Range. Home of the Randolph Mountain Club, the early residents of Randolph were renowned trail builders, responsible for the construction of the White Mountain’s earliest and toughest hiking trails. One of my hiking …

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