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Hiking an Attitash Trail Traverse

Paul surveys the Sandwich Range from a Table Mountain ledge

The Attitash Trail runs west to east over Table Mountain and Big Attitash (Mtn) before dropping down to Diana’s Baths outside of North Conway. It’s a pretty trail to hike in autumn when the leaves have fallen and you can see views of peaks and waterfalls that are normally hidden …

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Backpacking a Hancock Notch Lollipop

Dramatic landslide debris in Hancock Notch

When people visit the White Mountains, the two geographic features they remember the most are the mountains and the notches, which are giant mountains passes that link different regions of the area together. When you drive down the narrow two lane roads that snake through Franconia Notch, Crawford Notch, and …

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Bushwhacking Howe Peak

Summit of neighboring Shelburne Moirah Mountain seen from Howe Peak

Howe Peak (2966′) is a New Hampshire 200 Highest Mountain in the Wild River Wilderness, near Shelburne Moriah Mountain. It’s a trail-less peak, so the only way to get to the summit is to use your navigation wits and brawn to bushwhack to the top. More brawn was needed on …

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