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Iron Mountain Ledges and Mines

Mt Carrigan, seen from the South Cliffs on Iron Mountain

Veteran White Mountain peakbaggers will tell you that the best views and ass-kicking climbs often come from mountains under 4000′ in height, rather than the 4000-footers. That’s certainly the case on Iron Mountain, a 52-with-a-View peak. While there is a great all-in-one …

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What is a 4 Season Tent?

Tarptent Scarp 1 in Winter

  “What is the difference between a four-season tent and a three-season tent?” It’s a good question because the distinction is blurry. Moreover the phrase “four-season tent” is a misnomer since it refers to winter tents, which you might not use the …

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Tips and Tricks: How to Pack a Food Bag

One of the secrets of successful backpacking is learning how to become extremely organized and to stay organized throughout your trip. That might sound obvious but it’s actually a skill that requires a lot of practice and the development of a set …

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