Author: Paula G

Mounts Jackson, Pierce and Eisenhower – 2021-12-29

Destination: Mounts Jackson, Pierce and Eisenhower Trails: Crawford Path, Mizpah Cutoff, Webster Cliff Trail, Edmands Path Hike Date: 2021-12-29   Conditions:Well packed. The less frequently used Mizpah, Webster Cliff and Edmands are all broken as of today. Equipment:All four hikers wore Hillsound spikes for the hike. Parking & Road...

Mount Madison – 2021-12-27

Destination: Mount Madison Trails: Valley Way, Osgood Trail Hike Date: 2021-12-27   Conditions:Well packed trail, low winds, wonderful undercast today. Equipment:All four hikers in our group used Hillsound spikes the whole way. Trail Maintenance:None Parking & Road Access:Plenty at Appalachia and it’s plowed.   Submitted by: Paula G  ...

North/South Kinsman – 2021-12-14

Destination: North/South Kinsman Trails: Lonesome Lake Trail/Fishin Jimmy Trail Hike Date: 2021-12-14 Conditions: mostly hard packed snow and ice – some sections required going slowly and using trees/branches for support. saw ice skaters at lonesome lake and popped into lonesome lake hut on the way down for a cup...

Mt. Pemigewasset Trail – 2021-12-13

Destination: Mt. Pemigewasset Trail Trails: Indian Head Trail Hike Date: 2021-12-13 Conditions: Light packed snow, some patches of wet muddy leaves. No snow at the top. Equipment: Microspikes were a must – easy with them on. Trail Maintenance: Great blazes – very clear (just re-done?) Parking & Road Access:...

Pemi Wilderness Boundary – 2021-10-02

Destination: Pemi Wilderness Boundary Trails: East Side Trail Hike Date: 2021-10-02   Conditions:Beautiful, flat trail. Very little mud. Equipment:Basic pack and poles for the downhills. Trail Maintenance:Trail was well maintained. Parking & Road Access:Plenty of parking. Comments:No way to get across the River to make a loop hike, alas....

Lovequist Loop – 2021-09-30

Destination: Lovequist Loop Trails: Rocky Gorge Hike Date: 2021-09-30   Conditions:Sun came out after sustained rain. Trail was muddy in places, but passable and well-marked. Equipment:This was a spur-of-the-moment hike. I had on hiking shoes and carried a bottle of water, Trail Maintenance:Trail was clear and well-maintained. Parking &...

The flume – 2021-09-27

Destination: The flume Trails: Flume gorge trail Hike Date: 2021-09-27   Conditions:Conditions were good, was raining so a little wet but not muddy.   Submitted by: Hakim Noah noah101@mac.com  ...

Hancock Loop – 2021-09-25

Destination: Hancock Loop Trails: drove to the trailhead Hike Date: 2021-09-25   Conditions:Brilliant sun, 50º at the start, but rain over the past few days meant mud and some challenging brook crossings. The first color of autumn was visible near water and in some valleys. Trail was well marked...

Owl’s head – 2021-09-13

Destination: Owl’s head Trails: Lincoln woods to Black Pond bushwhack to Owl’s head path. Hike Date: 2021-09-13   Conditions:Some mud, water crossings manageable.,The slide was fun, no where near as hard as North Tripyramid. Took another trail down, look for big rock. See photo. Great weather.   Submitted by:...

Cannon – 2021-09-12

Destination: Cannon Trails: Kinsman Ridge Hike Date: 2021-09-12   Conditions:Wet and muddy because of light rain up high. No views today.   Submitted by: Margaret Casagrande  ...