Category: Trip Reports

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Mt Jackson/Mt Webster – 2023-03-13

Destination: Mt Jackson/Mt Webster Trails: Webster/Jackson Trail Hike Date: 2023-03-13   Conditions:Most of the way was hard packed snow. Up towards Mt Webster there were some areas that it was easy to get stuck in. Equipment:Crampons were helpful the whole time, as were hiking poles. I’m sure snowshoes would...

Budhanilkhantha,Sundarijal – 2023-02-25

Destination: Budhanilkhantha,Sundarijal Trails: By bus and by walking Hike Date: 2023-02-25   Conditions:Dry crossings rocky Equipment:A wooden stick Trail Maintenance:No Parking & Road Access:No Comments:No   Submitted by: Shekha Gurung gurungshekha@gmail.com  ...

HANCOCKS – 2023-02-21

Destination: HANCOCKS Trails: VAST Hike Date: 2023-02-21   Conditions:Hard packed snow. Nice wide trail. Steep. Butt slide at your own risk! Equipment:Microspikes all ou need Trail Maintenance:A few minor blowdowns Parking & Road Access:Parking was great. Plenty of room and no break ins! Comments:My two dogs were the only.ones...

Liberty and Flume – 2023-01-07

Destination: Liberty and Flume Trails: Liberty Springs Trail/Franconia Ridge Trail Hike Date: 2023-01-07   Conditions:Thin snow on ice going up; as the first one on the trail that morning, I used crampons, but later in the day (and descending), spikes were sufficient b/c the ice was fairly crushed up....

Mt Adam’s and Mt Madison – 2022-10-22

Destination: Mt Adam’s and Mt Madison Trails: Airline, Star Lake, Oswood, Valley Way Hike Date: 2022-10-22   Conditions:Pretty dry going up airline. Wet down Valley away with mud , slippery rocks, and lots of newly fallen leaves. Equipment:No equipment Trail Maintenance:No Parking & Road Access:None   Submitted by: Chelsea...

Whiteface and Passaconaway – 2022-10-06

Destination: Whiteface and Passaconaway Trails: Blueberry Ledge trail to Rollins Trail to Dicey’s Mill trail to East loop to Dicey’s Mill trail Hike Date: 2022-10-06   Conditions:Driest trails I’ve been on in the whites! The rock face of Whiteface reminded me of Cadillac Mountain in Acadia. Equipment:Trail runners Trail...

Carrigain – 2022-10-05

Destination: Carrigain Trails: Signal Ridge Hike Date: 2022-10-05   Conditions:Probably the hardest water crossing ever. Very few rocks to step on but I made it through dry both times. Very flat for the first two miles. I think the trail was overall easier than the Hancock’s, I don’t know...

Hancock, Middle Hancock and South Hancock – 2022-10-05

Destination: Hancock, Middle Hancock and South Hancock Trails: Hancock Notch to Cedar Brook to Hancock Loop Hike Date: 2022-10-05   Conditions:Pretty dry but the rocks or sand going up to the Hancock’s is very loose and I slipped a couple times both going up to north and going down...

Hale – 2022-10-04

Destination: Hale Trails: Hale Brook Hike Date: 2022-10-04   Conditions:Wet but not that muddy. The SCA were on their way down when I was going up so new steps were installed. Trail Maintenance:No issues. Parking & Road Access:No issues. Comments:Quick hike.   Submitted by: Matt Rabasco https://strava.app.link/JhvpYe3IRtb  ...