Some days, you can’t believe your outrageous luck. A beautiful summit, golden light, and the Milky Way. What more do you need?
It’s not a scenic trail. There’s history. But why hike here? What’s the draw?
It was cold, and the view from the top wasn’t great. But that’s not why we go out and hike, right?
On an exceptionally steep trail, yet it was a good day to be out in the mountains. Hiking Moosilauke never gets old.
It was cold, it was windy, it was beautiful. In short, I wouldn’t have given it up for the world.
Mt Moosilauke. Benton, NH. 2019-01-17 (Thursday.) Via Glencliff Trail, Approx 8 miles, including South Peak. 1 dF +/- at the trailhead, 5 dF at summit, with negligible winds in the trees, approx 25 MPH wind at the summit. Unbridled sunshine throughout the day. Trailhead: 1000; Moosilauke Summit: 1300; South Summit: 1330; back at car: 1500. (Approx. 5 hours.) I’ll probably have more to write shortly, but the day was amazing […]
Short, hard, but sweet! (Yet hazy!) Mt Moosilauke. Approx 9 miles. 4,802 feet. 60 dF at trailhead, approx 60 dF at summits, 30 MPH winds above tree line. Sunny throughout, with a hazy overcast sky. Visibility approx 10 miles, max. Very windy at the summit — approximately 25-30 MPH. Trailhead: 0900. Summit: 1115. Car: 1330. This couldn’t have been more straightforward. Hike Glencliff trail up and down. It’s not “hard” […]