Redlining

Maps for Redlining the White Mountains

Maps for Redlining the White Mountains

One of the first things you’ll discover about redlining (hiking) all 651 trails in the AMC’s White Mountains Guide is that a lot of them are not on the AMC White Mountain National Forest Map Set that the AMC sells to go with the book. Some of the trails aren’t …

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Redlining: Beware the Last 10%

Redlining the Mahoosuc Trail

There are 651 trails in the AMC’s White Mountain Guide which add up to about 1460 miles of trails and anywhere from 2200 to 2800 miles of actual hiking. People known as “redliners” aim to hike them all, a process that can take years and require thousands of miles of …

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The White Mountains Redlining Spreadsheet

Redlining Bumpersticker

Redlining has become very popular in the White Mountains Hiker Community, so here’s an overview of what it entails and how to keep track of your progress using the official Redlining Spreadsheet. What is Redlining? Redlining involves hiking every trail listed in the Appalachian Mountain Club’s White Mountain Guide within …

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Gordon Pond Snowshoe

Redlining Gordon Pond in the White Mountain National Forest

Gordon Pond is a remote pond on the Kinsman Ridge Trail, just below Mt Wolf, between Mount Moosilauke and the Eliza Brook Shelter along the Appalachian Trail. I doubt many people visit it (because it’s not en route to a 4000 footer) except maybe thru-hikers who need to catnap after …

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Redlining: A 100 Trail Challenge

July Wordle

I set out to hike 100 “new” trails in the White Mountains, this past July. It was a crazy thing to do, but fun. I had to overcome a variety of travel, health, and work issues, but I did it. People who know me, know I’m a goal-oriented guy. Goals keep …

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