It’s short, it’s sweet, it’s not on a list… it’s a perfect vacation hike!
Monthly Archives: August 2019
2019-08-27 (Thursday.) Via the White Dot trail. Approx 3 hours out and back. My schedule, being a bit packed this week, precluded a trip to the Whites. So I got my fix more locally. And besides, it’s been a bit since I went up that old favorite. There was a trail maintenance team from The Student Conservation Association doing some work. I don’t know if I’m just forgetting how many […]
The traverse of Wildcat-Carter-Moriah is long and arduous. But its component parts are worth returning to for all the right reasons.
Owl’s Head is longer, steeper, and more strenuous than you’d imagine, but the long walk in is serene, with many gurgling brooks as your soundtrack.
Owl’s Head is far enough into the Pemigewasset Wilderness that you need to take weather changes into account. But even though you may not summit, you might just find a few pleasant surprises along the way.
On the summit, Mt Isolation feels just that. But on the way up, you can enjoy some of the most breathtaking views that more than make up for the difficulty of the hike.
A year later and I find Mt Carrigain is no less strenuous. But on a clear day, the view stretches for miles, and takes in nearly all of the four thousand footers.
Waumbek is one of the shortest four thousand footers, but also really sweet, and along with its companion Starr-King, doesn’t disappoint.