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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 […]

Trip Report: Walking on the Wild side on the Wildcats.

Wildcat Mountain D & A (4,062 and 4,422 feet, respectively). Jackson, NH. 2020-10-14 (Wednesday). Via Wildcat Valley X-C Ski Trail, Wildcat Ridge Trail, 19 Mile Brook Trail, Wildcat River Trail, Bog Brook Trail.. Approximately 12 miles round-trip. (NB: The 12 mile number is from Gaia GPS, and I’m fairly certain that it draws mileage from a 2-D model, not taking elevation into account. This is especially significant where Wildcat A […]