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Climbing Mt Liberty in Winter

Mt Liberty, White Mountains

I climbed Mt Liberty (4,459 ft), my first peak of the new year, last Sunday. I picked Liberty because I wanted to hike up a steep trail in preparation for climbing Mt Washington (6,288 ft) this weekend. I didn’t summit the big …

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Garmont Momentum Snow GTX Hiking Boot

I have been looking long and hard at lightweight alternatives to heavy mountaineering boots this winter, for lower elevation day hikes. It’s not that I dislike my plastic Scarpa Omega boots, but after hiking in trail runners all year, I’ve found that …

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Hiking My Own Hike

With the end of the year upon us, I wanted to update you all about some of the life changes I set in motion a few months ago when I took a 3 month leave of absence from work. I won't leave …

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