White Mountains

Hiking Mt Monroe and Mt Washington in April

Hiking Mt Monroe and Mt Washington in April

Mt Monroe is the fourth highest four thousand footer in the White Mountain National Forest, while Mt Washington is the tallest, #1.  They’re often hiked on the same day because they’re adjacent to one another in the middle of the Presidential Range …

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Hiking Mts Madison and Adams in April

Hiking Madison and Adams in April

Mt Madison (5367′) and Mt Adams (5774′) are two mountains in the Northern Presidential Range of the White Mountains. Madison is the fifth tallest 4000 footer in the Whites, while Adams is the second tallest, after Mt Washington, which is #1. Climbing …

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Hiking Mt Washington in March

Hiking Mt Washington in March

The second half of March is usually a good time to climb Mt Washington because the weather tends to moderate as winter turns to spring. You still need to watch the weather forecast carefully and avoid high winds, frigid temperatures, and storms, …

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Hiking Mt Isolation in February

Hiking Mt isolation in February

Mt Isolation is one of the most remote White Mountain 4000 footers and makes for a long day in winter conditions. The best winter route starts from the Rocky Branch Trailhead off Rt 16 south of Pinkham Notch but still requires several …

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Hiking Liberty and Flume in February

Hiking Liberty and Flume in February

Mt Liberty and Mt Flume are two 4000 footers at the south end of Franconia Ridge in New Hampshire’s White Mountains.  They’re usually climbed on the same day because their summits are only about a mile apart and connected by a ridge. …

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