Sunny and warm. Low. Short and sweet. Fruits to be savored, not pondered. All under a deep azure sky that felt limitless. Bliss.
You have to take what the mountains give you. But sometimes you find that it’s exactly what you need. The trail provides.
How often do you start an easy hike, cross a road, and then climb the mountain? Makes a trip memorable, that’s for sure.
Wrapping up my Belknap Range Hiker patch on a cloudy day… not much to see far away, but up close there was lots. Flora and fauna, oh my!
Short and sweet, no sweat, but Swett. The Belknap Range is synonymous with fun, for sure. And views aplenty!
Sometimes you need a break. And when you return, you find more than you ever imagined possible.
Mt Tecumseh (3,997 feet). Thornton, NH. 2021-10-27 (Wednesday.) Via Tecumseh Trail. 5 miles round-trip. 52 dF at the base, winds were mediated by dense tree cover, but making noise at the treetops. Cloudy, with occasional, weak attempts by the sun to break through. The AMC White Mountain Guide says 2 hours 20 to the summit. I took a pretty leisurely walk in getting there, so consider that if you’re comparing […]
Sometimes, the trail manifests in curious ways. I’d had a great time last winter, but what about that witch I heard about?
East Pond and it’s little sibling are two hidden gems.
The fun part of posting any kind of media about my hikes, is that I have a fantastic vehicle to go back and recall the day.
Mt Watatic is the southern terminus of the Wapack trail. Great views abound, on a family friendly hike.
Sometimes hiking in the rain is more fun than you’d ever expect. If it cools down an oppressively hot day, so much the better!