The sublime is found in the quietude. You, the trail, the mountain, fresh air. Hiking North Pack Monadnock had all that in spades. Perfect.
I’ve been trying to play catch-up with video footage I’ve collected on past hikes. The most recent? Mt Cabot, in March of 2019. The fun part of all of this is that I’m re-living past hikes. As I write this, the afternoon’s weather was quite warm and pleasant — the kind where you open the windows and let in some fresh air.
Mt Isolation is tough. The trail itself isn’t hard, per se, but there’s a lot of mileage, and in the warmer months, there’s a few tough water crossings. In the winter, there’s a bushwhack. And did I mention miles? But it’s an amazing summit with stellar views of Mt Washington. It’ll steal your breath away!
Goodrich Rock. Livermore, NH. 2021-04-08 (Thursday.) Via Greeley Ponds Trail and Goodrich Rock Trail. Approx 6 miles round-trip. 70 dF at the trailhead, 75 dF at the summit. Windless. Sun and clouds throughout. Trailhead: 1300. Goodrich Rock: 1500. Car: 1700. Green on Greeley to Goodrich. Last week, I decided to hang low due to an ingrown toenail that’s been giving me grief. It’s been slowly resolving itself, but not to […]