Category: Trip Reports

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Franconia Ridge – 2022-09-25

Destination: Franconia Ridge Trails: Falling waters, franconia Ridge, Greenleaf, Old Bridal Hike Date: 2022-09-25   Conditions:Falling waters trail was in great condition, water crossing was a little high. There were a few blazes that were hidden by overgrowth. The Ridge was dry and very little wind. Greenleaf was in...

Sandwhich mountain – 2022-09-24

Destination: Sandwhich mountain Trails: Started on Jennings loop- Sandwhich summit trail- yellow blazes Hike Date: 2022-09-24   Conditions:A bit slippery at parts on the wet rocks and roots. Windy at the summit Equipment:Hiking boots and layers Trail Maintenance:—- Parking & Road Access:Easy trail access from the lot! Comments:I didn’t...

Lonesome Lake – 2022-09-23

Destination: Lonesome Lake Trails: Turnip Hike Date: 2022-09-23   Conditions:Gradual and relatively puddle free considering a week of several rainy days. Bog boards at the lake are in good shape. 35 degrees at the lake with no view of Franconia Ridge and the winds were picking up as we...

Moosilauke – 2022-09-21

Destination: Moosilauke Trails: Turnip Hike Date: 2022-09-21   Conditions:A gradual hike up the Gorge Brook and back on the loop on the AT and Snapper. After a day of rain, it was not bad at all, just a few puddles. What a gorgeous gift to be above the clouds...

Welch Dickey – 2022-09-20

Destination: Welch Dickey Trails: Turnip Hike Date: 2022-09-20   Conditions:Well it was wet and slippery. Butt sliding was the safest decent on occasion. No views of Sandwich although we were assured it was there.   Submitted by: Carol Currotto carolcurrotto@gmail.com  ...

North & South Kinsman – 2022-09-04

Destination: North & South Kinsman Trails: Mt. Kinsman Trail Hike Date: 2022-09-04   Conditions:Dry until about halfway up where the ground started to get a little muddy but with plenty of beautiful moss and mushrooms to enjoy. Very well marked. The ledge off of North Kinsman made a great...

Flume Gorge – 2022-08-17

Destination: Flume Gorge Trails: Flume Loop Hike Date: 2022-08-17   Conditions:well maintained Equipment:None Trail Maintenance:None Parking & Road Access:None Comments:Absolutely gorgeous and a great warm up for longer hikes   Submitted by: Ivy sarahivymayer@gmail.com  ...

Flume Gorge – 2022-08-17

Destination: Flume Gorge Trails: Fume Gorge Hike Date: 2022-08-17   Conditions:Trails well maintained. Beginning is paved then winding dirt paths. Lots of stairs and wooden elevated walkways. Equipment:No extra equipment necessary. Trail Maintenance:N/A Parking & Road Access:Parking is multiple large paved lots. Well maintained. No trash or pot holes....

Whiteface & Passaconaway – 2022-07-29

Destination: Whiteface & Passaconaway Trails: Blueberry to Dicey’s Ml Hike Date: 2022-07-29   Conditions:Dry, well marked mostly dirt paths with some fun scrambles   Submitted by: Sarah sbrgray@gmail.com  ...

Mt. LaFayette, Mt. Lincoln, Little Haystack Mountain – 2022-07-23

Destination: Mt. LaFayette, Mt. Lincoln, Little Haystack Mountain Trails: Appalachian Trail Hike Date: 2022-07-23   Conditions:Trail was dry with a few sections of very slight muddiness due to rain a few days prior. Plentiful flowing water sources in addition to those marked on Far Out — likely due to...