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Dead Men in Winter

One very important skill you need in winter is how to stake out a tent or shelter when the ground is frozen or covered with snow. You can do this with skis, ice axes, and hiking poles, but people also use a …

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Eastman Mountain and the Bald Knob Trail

Eastman Mountain is a NH200 Highest Peak located next to South Baldface Mountain in Evans Notch

Eastman Mountain is a cone-shaped peak in Evans Notch located next to South Baldface Mountain but receives much less traffic than its more glamorous neighbor. It’s a worth destination however with good views of nearby Sable and Chandler Mountains and distant Cathedral Ledge …

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A Taste for Bushwhacking by Steve Smith

Moriah Brook Birches

As I remember it, my first bushwhack in the New England woods was a fiasco. I was working at the Mt. Snow ski resort in southern Vermont during the snowless winter of 1979-1980, and I had plenty of time to hike because …

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