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Winter Hike to Mt Potash

Landslide scarred peak of Mt Passaconaway

Mt Potash (2700′) is a small kettle shaped mountain located across from the Passaconaway campground on the Kancamagus Highway with 360 degree views of Mts. Passaconaway, Whiteface, The Sleepers, The Tripyramids, The Huntingtons, Hancocks, Carrigan, Chocorua, Paugus, and Hedgehog among others. It’s …

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The Digital Map Conundrum

USGS Randolph Trails - 2015

Have you ever noticed how incomplete and out of date digital maps are when it comes to hiking trails? At least on the free USGS maps you can download on the web and that come bundled with GPS devices or Smartphone navigation …

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Vapor Barrier Clothing and Sleeping Bag Liners

Western Mountaineering HotSac Vaper Barrier Liner

If you’ve done any backpacking, you should be familiar with the practice of layering your clothing: you take layers of clothing off when you get too hot and start to sweat and you put them back on again when you start to …

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