Tag: The Notch Hostel

Winter Hiking in the Whites: What to Wear

It’s 7 a.m., the thermometer outside reads negative one, and the trees are swaying with ominous winds. While other vacationers to New Hampshire’s White Mountains are tapping the snooze button, hikers are hitting the trails, braving deep snow, frozen river crossings, and subzero wind chills. Some may think us...

White Mountains Circuit

The White Mountains Circuit classic route encompasses 130 miles of cycling over three days. It is suitable for road bikes; gravel enthusiasts can also enjoy additional back roads and The Presidential Rail Trail that parallels Route 2. Not ready to tackle the entire circuit in one go? Start by...

Top 5 breakfast joints near the Notch

Written by Notch staff member Stephanie Robinson, based on her personal experience living and breakfast dining in Lincoln, NH. After having spent most of my childhood summers in Lincoln, I’ve eaten at just about every restaurant in the area. Breakfast is my favorite meal of the day (after all, it’s...

The Birth of a White Mountains Hostel

Rarely does a day go by that we are not asked, “What made you want to start a hostel?”  While the answer contains some common threads, it varies from one telling to the next. This personal blog post is about the genesis of the Notch Hostel – the newest...