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.

Lake of Cloids hut – 2019-09-01

Destination: Lake of Cloids hut Trails: Northbound Hike Date: 2019-09-01   Conditions:The hike from the notch was very pleasant. I recall doing a 45 minute yoga/relaxation session oba grassy knoll at one of the summits. Trail Maintenance:The trail was in excellent condition.   Submitted by: Steven McGuinness Stevenmcguinness@cox.net https://www.trailjournals.com/LightWalker  

Mt.Moosilauke – 2019-06-30

Destination: Mt.Moosilauke Trails: Beaver Brook Trail (off rte. 112) Hike Date: 2019-06-30   Conditions: Trail from parking lot to summit was wet and muddy. No blowdown but plenty of deep and long mud puddles. Equipment: Rain gear and puffy Parking & Road Access: No issues with parking Comments: Grateful for The shelter. Both on the … Continue reading Mt.Moosilauke – 2019-06-30

North Kinsman, South Kinsman, Cannon Balls, Cannon – 2019-06-29

Destination: North Kinsman, South Kinsman, Cannon Balls, Cannon Trails: Lonesome Lake Trail, Fishin Jimmy Trail, Kinsman Ridge Trail, Hi-Cannon Hike Date: 2019-06-29   Conditions: Wet trail conditions. Where there was ledge (there’s a lot of it), it was wet. Some of it coming down N. Kinsman and across the Cannon Balls was quite greasy. Caution. … Continue reading North Kinsman, South Kinsman, Cannon Balls, Cannon – 2019-06-29

Mount Isolation

On the morning of May 31st, I reached the summit of Mount Isolation, my 480th White Mountain 4,000-footer since last August, bringing me to 83% of the GRID at the same time. After a slow start to the month, Mount Isolation was the final peak in a week long, 115 mile push to continue my … Continue reading Mount Isolation

Mt. Lafayette, Mt. Lincoln, Little Haystack Mountain – 05-31-2019

Destination: Mt. Lafayette, Mt. Lincoln, Little Haystack Mountain.   Trails: Falling Waters Trail, Franconia Ridge Trail, Old Bridal Path.   Hike Date: 05-31-2019   Conditions: Overall trails were in pretty good condition. A fair bit of mud and running water at points, especially in the last 2 miles of Bridle Path approaching the parking lot. … Continue reading Mt. Lafayette, Mt. Lincoln, Little Haystack Mountain – 05-31-2019

Garfield – 2019-05-26

Destination: Garfield Trails: Garfield Trail Hike Date: 2019-05-26   Conditions: Took the Garfield Trail from the trailhead. Typical mud season hike….lots of mud and running water. About the last 1/4 mile from the summit there was snow/monorail. Used microspikes which helped greatly. There were some icy patches as well. On the way down went to … Continue reading Garfield – 2019-05-26