4000 Footers

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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Climbing East Osceola in February

Climbing East osceola in February

My frequent hiking partner and I haven’t done much hiking together this winter, but we finally hooked up last weekend and bagged another winter 4,000 footer named East Osceola. While we’ve both climbed this peak before, we’ve never climbed it from the …

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Climbing Mt Pierce In Winter

Mt Pierce in Winter

Mts Jefferson, Eisenhower, Washington from Mt Pierce After my Avalanche Class last weekend, I stayed in the White Mountains for an extra day to get a little more exercise and bag Mt Pierce (4,320 ft), another 4,000 footer that I've climbed before, …

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South Peak, Mt Moosilauke

My winter hiking partner and I drove back up to Mt Moosilauke this weekend for a go at the South Peak (4,523 ft), which is also on the Trailwright’s 72 peakbagging list. The weather was a lot more winter-like on this hike …

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Mount Passaconaway

The weather was perfect today for my ascent of Mount Passaconaway (4,043 ft) in the Sandwich Range of the White Mountains, with morning temperatures in the low 40’s, climbing to the low 70’s by late afternoon, under mostly sunny skies. This was …

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