What do you do when your plans get wrecked, and your backup plan becomes just a day to book miles?
It was windy, almost autumnal, but a fine two day traverse. When you can’t see much through the clouds, what makes it special?
Mt Moriah (4,049 feet). Gorham, NH. 2020-11-05 (Thursday.) Via Stony Brook, and Carter-Moriah Trails, and the summit spur. 10 miles round-trip, approx 3,100 feet elevation gain. 45 dF at the trailhead, 60 dF at the summit. Winds were negligible in the trees, about 10-15 knots at the summit. Sun, with a few clouds throughout. (Note: MW-Obs called for winds of 45-65 MPH with gusts up to 80 MPH on the […]
The traverse of Wildcat-Carter-Moriah is long and arduous. But its component parts are worth returning to for all the right reasons.
Hiking trip report of a hike up Mt Surprise and Mt Moriah in Gorham, NH.
A fine spring afternoon on an easy hike up Mt Surprise, in Gorham, NH.
It’s the end of winter as we know it, and it was fine. Mt Moriah, Gorham, NH. 2018-03-19. (Monday) Via Carter-Moriah trail. Between 10-20 dF +/- and cloudy. Wind at summit was 8-10 knots. Trailhead: 0945; summit 1330; back at car: 1620. 9 miles there and back again. As I write this, astronomical springtime is hours away. Per the AMC, despite mounds of snow remaining on the trails, winter is […]