Sometimes, they blow the higher summits forecast. The weather changes, occasionally for the better.
Sometimes you’re in between booking mileage, and something epic.
Simply put, hikers came out from the woodwork to enjoy glorious weather on Mt Pierce and Mt Eisenhower.
Hiking the southern Presidential range? Yeah, everyone does that. In summer-like conditions during November? Now that’s a very rare treat!
A quick teaser, just to let everyone know how awesome today was on a trip to the southern Presidential mountains. Wow!
Mt Pierce felt easier than Mt Monadnock’s White Dot, but that doesn’t mean it didn’t bring anything else to the table. Quite the contrary, as I saw…
Hiking from Webster to Eisenhower is a long hike, but on a clear day, nothing can be more rewarding.
I need to learn to turn around… Mt Jackson, Bean’s Purchase, Coos County, NH. 2019-02-02 (Wednesday) Via Webster-Jackson, Webster-Cliff, Mitzpah Cutoff, and Crawford Path. 40 dF. Cloudy, becoming mostly sunny. Light wind, approx 5-10 MPH, gusting to 15. 95-97 avg % RH, avg 40 dF avg dew point. avg 26 mm Hg. Trailhead: 1100; Summit: 1300; Mitzpah Hut: 1500; back at car: 1630. Approx 7 miles. In toto, it was […]
Troika! (And the first of the Presidentials.) Mt Webster, Mt Jackson, Mt Pierce, Crawford Notch, NH. May Day, 2018-05-01. (Tuesday) Via Webster-Jackson trail, Webster Branch, Webster Ridge trail, Crawford Path. Approx 9.4 miles. 38 dF +/- at the trailhead, 45 dF at Mt Jackson summit, with 10-12 MPH winds. Heavy, wet fog. A brief parting of the clouds at mid afternoon, then mainly cloudy for the rest of the trip. […]