Trip Reports

If you’re looking for a hike near the Notch Hostel see #RecommendedHikes in our blog. Not all hikes posted in our Trip Reports section are suitable for everyone.

Madison, Adams, Jefferson, Washington, Monroe, Eisenhower, Pierce, Flume., Liberty, Lincoln, Lafayette, Garfield, South Twin, Bond, Bondcliff – 2021-01-15

Destination: Madison, Adams, Jefferson, Washington, Monroe, Eisenhower, Pierce, Flume., Liberty, Lincoln, Lafayette, Garfield, South Twin, Bond, Bondcliff Trails: Valley Way, Gulfside, Crawford Path, Lincoln Woods, Osseo, Franconia Ridge, Garfield Ridge, Gale River, Twinway, Bondcliff Trail. Hike Date: 2021-01-15   Conditions:Icy, hard packed snow, icy, choppy, deep, drifts. Equipment:Trail runners and micro spikes. Trail Maintenance:No trail … Continue reading Madison, Adams, Jefferson, Washington, Monroe, Eisenhower, Pierce, Flume., Liberty, Lincoln, Lafayette, Garfield, South Twin, Bond, Bondcliff – 2021-01-15

Lonesome Lake – 2020-11-01

Destination: Lonesome Lake Trails: LonesomeLake, Dodge Cut Off, Hi Cannon Hike Date: 2020-11-01   Conditions:Ice and snow around the loop at Lonesome Lake, light coating on end of Lonesome Lake trail. Few icy spots on Lonesome Lake trail headed up. Hi Cannon switchbacks seemed a little eroded.   Submitted by: Lindsey Meyers Bertone lmeyersbertone@gmail.com  

Table Mountain – 2020-10-31

Destination: Table Mountain Trails: Attitash Trail Hike Date: 2020-10-31   Conditions:Light frost and coating of snow at the base, some ice on the rocky scrambles and frozen scree towards the summit. Equipment:Had spikes with us but didn’t need them, poles were helpful though. Parking & Road Access:Bear Notch Road was open   Submitted by: Lindsey … Continue reading Table Mountain – 2020-10-31

Mt. Pemigewasset – 2020-10-04

Destination: Mt. Pemigewasset Trails: Indian Head Trail Hike Date: 2020-10-04   Conditions:Dry, some slippery spots with leaves, but otherwise fast easy hike up and down   Submitted by: Lindsey Meyers Bertone lmeyersbertone@gmail.com  

North & Middle Sugarloaf – 2020-10-03

Destination: North & Middle Sugarloaf Trails: Sugarloaf Trail Hike Date: 2020-10-03   Conditions:Wet & slippery with leaves from recent rain   Submitted by: Lindsey Meyers Bertone lmeyersbertone@gmail.com  

Mt. Moosilauke – 2020-10-18

Destination: Mt. Moosilauke Trails: Appalachian trail (southbound) Hike Date: 2020-10-18   Conditions:Lots of snow on the trail and high winds at the summit. Going up from beaver brook is rough and would be even more difficult coming down. Snow disappeared around 2000 feet nearing hwy 25. If there weren’t footprints of other hikers to follow … Continue reading Mt. Moosilauke – 2020-10-18

Mt Haystack, Mt Lincoln, Mt Lafayette – 2020-10-06

Destination: Mt Haystack, Mt Lincoln, Mt Lafayette Trails: Falling Water, Old Bridle Hike Date: 2020-10-06   Conditions:Wet rocks going up Falling Waters Some muddy spots going down Old Bridle, rocky pretty much all the way down   Submitted by: Amanda Kendrick auburn1979@hotmail.com  

Mt. Nancy – 2020-09-26

Destination: Mt. Nancy Trails: Nancy Pond Trail, Mt. Nancy Herd Path Hike Date: 2020-09-26   Conditions:Trail was in great shape. Almost no mud. The herd path up Nancy is very steep, but the path was always obvious and easy to follow. Parking & Road Access:About 6 cars when I arrived, and 10 when I returned. … Continue reading Mt. Nancy – 2020-09-26

Moriah carters traverse – 2020-09-06

Destination: Moriah carters traverse Trails: stony brook to carter moriah to carter dome to nineteen mile brook Hike Date: 2020-09-06   Conditions:dry, gorgeous day!   Submitted by: Emily E Guay traineremilyg@gmail.com  

Liberty Springs to Kinsman Notch – 2020-09-03

Destination: Liberty Springs to Kinsman Notch Trails: Rocky, Bonanza Hike Date: 2020-09-03   Conditions:Very muddy, especially after kinsman. Otherwise good, safe. Equipment:Light day pack with only essentials, and trekking poles Trail Maintenance:Two blow downs   Submitted by: Daniel Tenbusch tenbuschdaniel@gmail.com