A hike up Cannon. Can a butterfly’s wings defeat a crazy steep trail? What about two?
Sometimes, the trail manifests in curious ways. I’d had a great time last winter, but what about that witch I heard about?
Cannon doesn’t let up until you’re at the summit. There’s a difference between knowing, and being in the thick of it.
Cannon is, at times, less than predictable. But it can still show you a good time.
Cannon Mountain gives no quarter on the way up or down, regardless of the route taken. But for your struggles, you’re rewarded mightily.
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. […]