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Hiking The RMC 100

Mount Adams from the summit of Mount Madison

The Randolph Mountain Club (RMC) manages about 100 miles of trails in the White Mountains of New Hampshire, including the major routes to the Northern Presidentials, trails connecting the club’s four camps, scenic paths on the lower slopes, and trails in the …

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10 Great Outdoor Adventure Books For Hikers

Lenticular Clouds over Shelburne Moriah Mountain

1. Following Atticus by Tom Ryan Tom Ryan’s inspiring tale of how he and his miniature schnauzer companion, the “Little Buddha” Atticus M. Finch, attempted to scale all forty-eight of New Hampshire’s four thousand foot White Mountains twice in the dead of …

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Some Basic Bushcraft Skills for Backpackers

Silky GOMBOY 240 Pruning Saw

My ultralight backpacking friends will roll their eyes in dismay when they hear I’ve started carrying a 9.4 ounce Silky GOMBOY 240 Pruning Saw on my shoulder season and winter hikes. But I believe that the gear you carry on a hike or a backpacking trip …

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Hiking the Mountain Pond Loop Trail

Mountain Pod Loop is a popular day hike near Jackson, NH.

The Mountain Pond Loop Trail is a popular day hike located outside of Jackson, NH near the Maine/New Hampshire border. The site of a large pond, it’s popular with families as well as fisherman. Just 2.7 miles long, the trail around Mountain …

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