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Super Tuesday in the Presidential Range

Snowshoeing to Mt Jefferson on the Gulfside Trail

March is the best month to climb the higher peaks in New Hampshire’s Presidential Range when temperatures warm up and the days are longer, but it’s still full-on winter conditions above treeline. This is home of Mt Washington, the White Mountains highest peak, which is on the same ridge with …

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Climbing Mt Eisenhower in Winter Conditions

Front to rear - Eisenhower, Franklin, Monroe, Washington, Clay, Jefferson

Most winter hikers in the White Mountains check the weather a few times every day, so they can grab a good weather window to climb the more challenging above-timberline peaks and enjoy the view. With temperatures forecast in the ’30s and a calm wind, I knew this would be a …

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