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Planning an Appalachian Trail Section Hike

Appalachian Trail Thru-Hiker's Companion

When planning an Appalachian Trail section hike, the first thing I do is to consult a ragged 2006 copy of the AT Thru-Hikers’ Companion that I use to keep track of all of the miles I’ve hiked. I provides a mile by …

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The Trailwrights 72

If you found hiking the White Mountain 4000 footer peakbagging list easy, try hiking the TrailWrights 72, which is a lot harder. The chief difference between the lists is that you can only count one peak per day on the Trailwrights list. …

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Glacial Erratics

Glacial Erratric

Have you ever been hiking in the forest and come upon a house size boulder? Where do these things come from? How did they get there? Last week I learned that these boulders are called Glacial Erratics. The one in the picture …

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Mount Passaconaway

The weather was perfect today for my ascent of Mount Passaconaway (4,043 ft) in the Sandwich Range of the White Mountains, with morning temperatures in the low 40’s, climbing to the low 70’s by late afternoon, under mostly sunny skies. This was …

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