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The Pleasures of Peakbagging

Bondcliff, White Mountains

I became a peakbagger sort of by accident, but I am a full fledged convert and climb a lot of mountains year-round on day hikes and backpacking trips. It all started when I hiked the New Hampshire section of the Appalachian Trail. That 160 mile stretch of trail runs over dozens …

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The Benefits of Peakbagging

Peakbagging Friends on Northwest Hancock Mountain

A lot of hikers look down at peakbagging as a motivation to get out and hike. I certainly viewed it with suspicion until I learned more about it. I got my first glimpse into the joys of peakbagging when I was hiking two National Scenic Trails – the Long Trail …

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