Sometimes I need to stop what I’m doing, and go do other things for a bit. Which as of late, has worked wonders.
Silvan solace. Equinox. Vernal veracity.
Whiteface Mountain (4,020 feet). Sandwich, NH. 2022-06-07 (Tuesday.) Via Flat Mountain Pond, McCrillis, and Rollins trails. 12 miles round-trip. (Includes a “quick” jaunt down Kate Sleeper trail to Downes Brook trail as an add-on.) Approx 3,200 feet elevation gain, not including the 600-odd feet on Kate Sleeper. Temps were warm, in the mid-70s. Winds were noticeable in the trees at about halfway up, a refreshing light breeze on the exposed […]
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.
Sometimes you endure pain and steep terrain for not a lot of expansive views. But sometimes you find something more fulfilling in those moments.
Sometimes you look up and see clouds. You hike up, and see something more.
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!
The southern end of the Wapack trail has much of the easier hiking. But that doesn’t mean all the fun is to the north…