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The RPH Shelter on the New York Appalachian Trail

RPH Shelter, New York Appalachian Trail

While every shelter on the Appalachian Trail has its own unique character, the RPH Shelter in New York State is unlike anything you’ll encounter up and down the trail. This is truly a Hiker Hilton with takeout delivery,  lounge furniture, picnic tables, …

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Howker Ridge Trail – Lowe’s Path Loop

Climbing Mt Madison via the Howker Ridge Trail

Mt Madison Route Summary Hike: Mt Madison, Mt Adams, Adams 4, Crag Camp (overnight) Location: Northern Presidentials, White Mountains Route: Appalachia Trail Head, Sylvan Way, Howker Ridge Trail, Osgood Path, Madison Hut, Star Lake Trail, Lowe’s Path, Gray Knob/Crag Camp Trail, Quay …

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Hiking Franconia Ridge

Mt Lincoln and the Franconia Ridge Trail

Franconia Ridge is one of the top alpine traverses in the White Mountains, so when I learned we’d get a clear day last Saturday, I decided to hike it again to take in the views and climb two 5,000 footers, Mt Lafayette …

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