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Scaur Ridge Trail with deep blue sky and trees

Trip Report: North and Middle Tripyramid

Second try is the charm! Trip report: Mt Tripyramid, Waterville Valley, NH. North and Middle peaks. 2018-02-22. (Thursday) Via Livermore and Scaur Ridge trails. It was epic weather, with temps in the 30s early, rising to the upper 40s by lunch. No significant wind. Having learned my lesson last week (when the AMC guide says a trail is treacherous, they mean it) I retooled my plans to the Scaur Ridge […]

Trip Report: Mt Tripyramid Loop Attempt

Denial ain’t just a river in Egypt (or: “Sometimes even the good guys sing the blues.”) Mt Tripyramid, Waterville Valley, NH. North, Middle, South peaks. 2018-02-22. (Thursday) Via Livermore and Mt Tripyramid trails, taking the North Slide on the way up and the South Slide on the way down. (Planned.) 32 dF +/- and cloudy. The forecast called for partly cloudy, but I never saw the sun once. Recent days […]

Quick Hike: Pack Monadnock

Up via Wapack, down via Marion Davis. Partly cloudy, temps in the mid-50s. It was a lovely day to be outside. Weather was very temperate, and the trails were mostly clear. I made it a little over halfway up Wapack trail without ‘spikes on my boots, but at a point, there was section of the trail that was entirely ice, about 75-ish feet long, and if that wasn’t enough, water […]

Trip Report: Mt Tecumseh

And so it begins… Mt Tecumseh, Thornton, NH. 2018-02-15 (Thursday.) Via the Tecumseh Trail. 4,003 ft. 38 dF at the summit, winds were very well mediated by dense tree cover. Moderate fog, with visibility ranging from approximately 1 mile down to 100 yards at times. Quite humid — it was a beautiful day to be outside, especially in February. The AMC White Mountain Guide says 2:20 to the summit. I […]