Waumbek is one of the shortest four thousand footers, but also really sweet, and along with its companion Starr-King, doesn’t disappoint.
Mt Waumbek. Jefferson, NH. Groundhog Day. 2019-02-02 (Saturday.) Via Starr-King Trail, Approx 6.5 miles, out and back. (Includes Mt Starr-King.) 10 dF +/- at the trailhead, 5 dF at summit, with negligible winds in the trees and at the summit. 17 dF back at the car. Overcast. Descending ceiling in the distance. Trailhead: 0900; Waumbek Summit: 1200; back at car: 1400. (Approx. 5 hours.) A treat. There are things I […]
Dynamic Duo! Oh wow, yeah, dynamic. Mt Cabot and Mt Waumbek. 2018-06-12 (Tuesday.) Via the York Pond trail, Bunnell Notch trail, Killkenny Ridge trail, also the Starr-King trail. Approx 17 miles. Cabot, 4170; Waumbek, 4006 feet. 60 dF at Cabot trailhead, low 70s at the summits. Sunny, becoming partly cloudy in the afternoon. 25 MPH winds, mediated by consistent tree cover. Cabot trailhead: 0900. Cabot Summit: 1135. Car: 1330. Waumbek […]