Trip Reports

Mt Jefferson and the Castle Trail

Mt Jefferson and the Castellated Ridge

Last Sunday I climbed Mt Jefferson using the Castle Trail. Jefferson is the third largest peak in the Northern Presidential Range of the White Mountains with an elevation of 5,712 ft. A mammoth mountain surrounded by deep glacial ravines there are a …

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Mount Norwottuck and the Horse Caves

Horse Caves

On Saturday, I headed out for a hike in Western Massachusetts in Mount Holyoke Range State Park, just south of Amherst College. A number of major trails systems run through the area including the 114 mile Metacomet-Monadnock Trail (M&M) which is now …

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Climbing Mt Monroe in Winter

Mt Washington in Clear Winter Weather

I bagged Mt Monroe (5,372 ft), on the final day of winter this past Sunday, on a glorious day in the White Mountains. The weather in New Hampshire has been crap for the past 6 weeks, with high winds and precipitation, so …

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Remembering a Great Journey

Map of Scotland

I am an emotional dishrag. I gave a talk this week, at the Appalachian Mountain Club in Boston, about my hike across Scotland last year in the TGO Challenge. The talk went great. I had an audience of 60 people and they …

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