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Hillsound Cypress 6 Instep-Style Crampon

Hillsound Cypress 6 Crampon

The Hillsound Cypress 6 Crampon is an easy to use instep-style crampon good for walking on flat or rolling terrain covered with packed snow and ice. While considerably beefier and more aggressive than Kahtoolha Microspikes, the Cypress 6 lacks the front points …

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The New Hampshire 3000 Footers and the NH 200 Highest

The Fool Killer Summit

Hiking the New Hampshire 3,000 footers is a quite challenging peakbagging list and there is a very small but tight-knit community of hikers who have completed or are working on it. It also requires a lot of off-trail navigation (bushwhacking) which is something …

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A Winter Hike to Mount Garfield

Breaking Above Treeline on Mount Garfield (4500')

The temperature was in the single digits when I woke on Saturday morning just before dawn. I’d decided to spend the weekend sleeping outside in my tent and -25 degree sleeping bag, while my friends slept all snug and warm inside of …

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