Cabot’s summit is viewless, but if you look around, there’s plenty to see. But what about Unknown Pond, in the fog?
NE Hundred Highest
No photo of Nancy Cascades will ever do it justice. So you just have to go out there and see for yourself!
Baxter State Park is a place where the pictures take themselves, and they tell their own story. Here’s mine.
Sometimes it’s better to examine a mountain from a different summit. And sometimes the details are better defined with a broad brush. Katahdin fit that bill.
If all you did at Baxter was short day hikes, you could keep busy for weeks. Katahdin was a draw, for sure, but it was the lesser peaks that kept us there.
No electricity, no running water. What do you really need? Maybe that’s exactly it.
And then, there were none! North and South Kinsman Mountain (4,293 and 4,658 feet, respectively), Cannon Mountain (4,100 feet). Franconia, NH. With a crossing over the Cannonballs. 60 dF at trailhead, approx 70 dF at summits. Cloudy to start, giving way to mostly sunny skies and 20-30 miles visibility. Very windy at Cannon summit — approximately 25-30 MPH. Via Lonesome Lake, Fishin’ Jimmy, Kinsman Ridge, and Hi-Cannon trails. Trailhead: 0745. […]