Water Crossings

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Trip Report: When is the right time to hike Mt Whiteface via McCrillis? 

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 […]

Trip Report: How many stairs are on Tecumseh?

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 […]