Category: 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.

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  ...

Mt. Moosilauke – 2021-08-27

Destination: Mt. Moosilauke Trails: Appalachian Trail Northbound Hike Date: 2021-08-27   Conditions:Started the day from NH Route 25 with an easy river crossing. Mix of hiking trail and road walk to the bottom of the climb (Glencliff Trail Parking). The ascent began gradually then shifted to rockier and more...

Mount Moosilauke – 2021-08-24

Destination: Mount Moosilauke Trails: AT Hike Date: 2021-08-24   Conditions:Slightly wet from recent rain as a result of tropical storm Henri. Mostly cloudy. Equipment:Trekking poles,daypack Trail Maintenance:Only one small blowdown on trail,otherwise in good condition. Parking & Road Access:No issues Comments:Only a few mosquitos at lower elevation near water...

Mt Washington – 2021-08-20

Destination: Mt Washington Trails: Tuckerman Ravine & Lion Head Hike Date: 2021-08-20   Conditions:Difficult rock scrambling on Lion Head. No recommended to head back down. Do the Tuckerman Ravine down instead. Very rocky…take your time.   Submitted by: Jose Santos  ...

Eliza Brook Shelter to Flume Gourge Parking Lot – 2021-08-16

Destination: Eliza Brook Shelter to Flume Gourge Parking Lot Trails: Appalachian Trail Moosilacke to Franconia Notch Hike Date: 2021-08-16   Conditions:Dry with small springs. Occasional wet rocks but safe conditions over all. Equipment:Trekking poles useful most of the time. Hiking with 30lb pack. Trail Maintenance:All seemed ok   Submitted...