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Thirteen Falls Backpacking Loop Attempt

From the Garfield summit. The Garfield Trail cotinues past the summit and climbs up the north should of Mt Lafayette on the Franconia Ridge

Late autumn/early winter conditions are notoriously tricky to forecast in New Hampshire’s White Mountains and you need to be willing to modify or abort your trip plans when conditions on the ground don’t meet your expectations. I found myself in that situation …

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Hiking a Mt Flume and Mt Liberty Loop

Mt Flume

Mt Flume and Mt Liberty are the two southernmost 4000 footers on the southern end of Franconia Ridge. Sometimes called “Fliberty”, they’re frequently hiked together in a loop since they’re only separated by a 1.2-mile walk along the top of the ridge. …

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Bikepacking 10 Essentials

Bikepacking 10 Essentials

Bikepacking is gaining popularity with more and more backpackers because a bike can take you farther and faster into backcountry areas that are inaccessible on foot. Bikepacking also lets you use all of your existing backpacking gear and get even more value …

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