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Shapleigh Bunk House in Crawford Notch

Shapleigh Bunk House in Crawford Notch

Shapleigh Bunk House is a 16 bed building at the AMC Highland Center in Crawford Notch where hikers can stay and still make full use of the Highland Center’s facilities, including its showers, dining hall, library, and gear room. I stayed there …

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Mount Moosilauke in Winter

Mount Moosilauke

I celebrated First-Hike yesterday by climbing Mount Moosilauke (4,802 ft), the westernmost 4,000 footer in the White Mountains. This was a 3,300 foot climb from the trail head up the Glenncliff Trail, which I haven’t been on since 2007 when I climbed …

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Mount Jackson

Mount Jackson, White Mountains

A bunch of us hiked up Mount Jackson this week, taking advantage of a narrow weather window before a big freeze and high winds hit the region. Wind speeds were predicted to reach sustained 100 mile an hour winds later in the …

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Mount Hale and South Hale Bushwhack

Mount Hale and South Hale Bushwhack

The first day of winter (yesterday) is a big deal in the White Mountains because it means that peakbaggers can finally start counting winter climbs against their Winter 4,000 footer lists. This peak list is much more difficult to complete that the …

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