This is from the hike I did in January, where the views were short, but hey, that’s how things go sometimes. It was a good outing nonetheless, proving Kinsman Ridge is a great hike just about any time.
As dangerous as it is, Flume Slide Trail has some excitement, for sure. Tripyramid obviously wins for views, but there are many reasons to hike a trail.
Some days, you just need a cup of tea and a good book by a window with a view. Good thing Greenleaf Hut has both.
Cannon Mountain gives no quarter on the way up or down, regardless of the route taken. But for your struggles, you’re rewarded mightily.
A point-to-point journey across one of the hardest miles on the New Hampshire section of the Appalachian Trail. But as always, “the trail provides.”
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. […]