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.

Mt. Webster – 2021-08-18

Destination: Mt. Webster Trails: Webster-Jackson Hike Date: 2021-08-18   Conditions:Mt. Webster trail is extremely difficult and slippery, even on dry days. The rock formations one has to traverse become difficult for new hikers or families. Going up the trail is hard enough, but going down it is extremely dangerous....

Mt. Jackson – 2021-08-18

Destination: Mt. Jackson Trails: Webster-Jackson Hike Date: 2021-08-18   Conditions:Starts off nice with wooded area, then you get boulders , and finally you’ve got race faces you need to walk on all fours. It becomes dangerous with a bit of humidity.   Submitted by: Jose Santos  ...

South and East Osceola – 2021-08-17

Destination: South and East Osceola Trails: Osceola Hike Date: 2021-08-17   Conditions:Rocky and lots of boulders to scrimmage through.   Submitted by: Jose Santos  ...

Moosilauke – 2021-08-16

Destination: Moosilauke Trails: Appalachian Trail Hike Date: 2021-08-16   Conditions:Great! Beautiful weather,no excess wetness or mud. A couple downed trees but nothing derailing. Equipment:Trekking poles! Necessary Trail Maintenance:Blowdowns on the northern face   Submitted by: Ashley Earick earickar@gmail.com  ...

Moosilauke – 2021-08-14

Destination: Moosilauke Trails: Old Yeller Hike Date: 2021-08-14   Conditions:Slightly wet/slippery rocks Equipment:Put away the trekking poles Trail Maintenance:None Parking & Road Access:None   Submitted by: Bethany rookus dkbrook@umich.edu  ...

Mount Moosilauke – 2021-08-14

Destination: Mount Moosilauke Trails: Linger Hike Date: 2021-08-14   Conditions:Muddy,wet,slippery,rainy,and foggy.   Submitted by: Zachary Staudenmaier  ...

The Kinsmans – 2021-08-10

Destination: The Kinsmans Trails: Hitch Hike Date: 2021-08-10   Conditions:Muddy, but not dangerously slick Equipment:Trekking poles Trail Maintenance:There’s a bridge out, but plenty of rocks to hop across. Comments:It’s a great trail with a beautiful view!   Submitted by: Zac Lawton zachary.lawton@zoho.com  ...

Kinsman (Kinsman Notch to Franconia Notch$ – 2021-08-10

Destination: Kinsman (Kinsman Notch to Franconia Notch$ Trails: AT northbound Hike Date: 2021-08-10   Conditions:Damp and sometimes muddy and slick on the ascent. Gray and cooler. Partly cloudy at the summit but sunnier on the descent. Dryer conditions into Franconia Notch. Trail Maintenance:A few downed trees on the ascent...

Moosilauc – 2021-08-09

Destination: Moosilauc Trails: Hitch Hike Date: 2021-08-09   Conditions:Wet, muddy, foggy, smoky Equipment:Trekking poles Comments:The trail going down the north side was slippery to the point of being dangerous. If at all possible, I recommend doing this section in a southbound direction.   Submitted by: Zac zachary.lawton@zoho.com  ...

Flume and Liberty – 2021-08-03

Destination: Flume and Liberty Trails: Flume Slide to Franconia Ridge Trail to Liberty Springs Hike Date: 2021-08-03   Conditions:Flume slide was fairly dry, still wet in spots so tread carefully. Ridge trail conditions were great, muddy in between summits. Equipment:10 essentials for summer. Trail Maintenance:No Comments:No bugs! Crowded on...