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AT Section Hike: Atwell Rd to Glencliff, NH

I got out on another 8 mile section hike of the Appalachian Trail yesterday, picking up where we left off last weekend on Atwell Rd, and hiking to Glencliff Rd, close to the base of Mt Moosilauke, the westernmost 4,000 footer in …

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AT Section Hike: Hannover, NH to Atwell Rd.

The famous Moose Mountain Privy without walls

I always make a point to go on a backpacking trip in April, even though it’s a chancy time for an overnight trip in New England. Winter is officially over but its remains still linger. Spring is officially here on the calendar, …

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The Moat Mountains, Central New Hampshire

Climbing open ledge on the South Moat approach

I’m feeling great. I just got back from an awesome 10 mile hike in the White Mountains in New Hampshire over the South (2,749 ft) and Middle (2,805 ft) peaks on the Moat Mountains. The Moats are considered to be one of …

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Beginner Tip: Go on Practice Hikes

Martin and Jon plot a bearing in the Mondaliath

It doesn’t matter if you are a day hiker or a backpacker, it’s really important to go on a lot of practice hikes to test new gear and to understand how your body reacts to different trail conditions, before you get into …

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