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Hiking a Mt Flume and Mt Liberty Loop

Mt Flume

Mt Flume and Mt Liberty are the two southernmost 4000 footers on the southern end of Franconia Ridge. Sometimes called “Fliberty”, they’re frequently hiked together in a loop since they’re only separated by a 1.2 mile walk along the top of the ridge. Of the two, Liberty gets the most …

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Landslides in the White Mountains

Landslides

Slides, short for landslides, are common landscape features in the White Mountains and Adirondacks. These landslips occur when heavy rainfall weakens the soil on higher angle slopes, letting loose a slurry of water, mud, and boulders, that barrel down the hill like a derailed freight train destroying everything in its …

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