Sometimes you need to do something short and sweet, shelving ambition for the day. Heading up Tecumseh in the autumn snow was that and more.
Mt Tecumseh (3,997 feet). Thornton, NH. 2021-10-27 (Wednesday.) Via Tecumseh Trail. 5 miles round-trip. 52 dF at the base, winds were mediated by dense tree cover, but making noise at the treetops. Cloudy, with occasional, weak attempts by the sun to break through. The AMC White Mountain Guide says 2 hours 20 to the summit. I took a pretty leisurely walk in getting there, so consider that if you’re comparing […]
Mt Tecumseh might not be four thousand feet, but it still carries its weight as well as any four thousand footer.
We all knew it was coming, but now, it’s official: Tecumseh is only 3,997 feet high. But that doesn’t diminish its stature. It’s still a great outing.
An easier 4,000 footer, with surprising views of nearby mountains, and abundant spring wildflowers along the trail.
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 […]