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Neoprene Winter Glove Idea

Neoprene Hiking Gloves

Lightweight Winter Glove Woes I’ve been having a real problem this winter dialing in my lightweight winter gloves. I sweat a lot when climbing up peaks or breaking trail and I have a tendency to soak out lightweight polypro or gore windstopper …

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Climbing Mt Jackson and Webster in Winter

Mt Washington and the Southern Presidential Ridge from Mt Jackson

Two weeks ago, I climbed Mt Jackson and Mt Webster with a group of 9 other experienced winter hikers. This is a 6.3 mile loop hike, starting in Crawford Notch on the Webster-Jackson Trail, and then branching off to Jackson, then Mt …

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Is Solo Winter Hiking Safe?

Ambition Can Blur Decision-Making in Winter

I was reminded of the dangers of solo winter hiking while climbing Mt Avalon (3, 442 ft) in Crawford Notch. There’s a balance between ambition and self-preservation that one needs to be cognizant of if you hike in the mountains or any …

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Indian Head – Mt Pemigewasset

If you’re peakbagging the New Hampshire 52 with a View, don’t leave Mt Pemigewasset for last.  It’s not an inspiring peak to climb, even in the snow. The views of Franconia Notch are obscured and you have to cross under Interstate 93 …

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