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.

Mount Moosilauke – 2019-10-21

Destination: Mount Moosilauke Trails: Gorge Brook Trail, Carriage Road, Snapper Trail Hike Date: 2019-10-21   Conditions:Running water, muddy, wet leaves, roots & rocks. Light snow near the peak. Perfectly clear and little to no wind (5 mph & lots of sun) 1 rock hop stream crossing easy. Trail Maintenance:Big...

Pemi Loop – 2019-10-20

Destination: Pemi Loop Trails: Lincoln Woods Trail, Bondcliff Trail, Twinway, Garfield Ridge Trail, Franconia Ridge Trail, Osseo Trail back to Lincoln Woods Trail Hike Date: 2019-10-20   Conditions:The trail was slightly muddy and covered with wet leaves in the lower elevations mainly at the start and end of the...

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. Hanock (North & – 2019-09-07

Destination: Mt. Hanock (North & Trails: Hancock Notch, Cedar Brook, Hancock Loop Hike Date: 2019-09-07   Conditions:Water was pretty low, stream crossings were nothing to worry about. Trail was very dry despite drizzle in the morning, just a few avoidable mud spots. Steep parts on the loop were completely...

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...

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...

Crag Camp, Mount Adams, Madison Hut – 2019-06-23

Destination: Crag Camp, Mount Adams, Madison Hut Trails: Amphibrach Trail, Spur Trail, Gulfside Trail, Valley Way Hike Date: 2019-06-23   Conditions:All trails were in great condition. There were a couple of stream crossings heading up to Crag Camp along the Amphibrach Trail, but none were problematic. No snow anywhere,...

Black Mtn. Benton NH – 2019-06-01

Destination: Black Mtn. Benton NH Trails: Chippewa Trail Hike Date: 2019-06-01   Conditions: Chippewa Trail is in fine shape. The timber harvests did not effect the trail much, just head straight thru the small cleaning. Equipment: Bug spray. Black flies and mosquitoes were a bit of a pain Trail...

Bald Mountain, Artist’s Bluff – 05-30-2019

Destination: Bald Mountain, Artist’s Bluff.   Trails: Artist’s Bluff/Bald Mountain Loop Trail.   Hike Date: 05-30-2019   Conditions: Trail conditions were great. Mostly dry, except for a bit of mud on the last portion of the Artist’s Bluff Trail portion of the loop, parallel to NH 18.   Equipment:...