The best of life is on Passaconaway, but getting back to the point… what was the question, again?
A hike up Cannon. Can a butterfly’s wings defeat a crazy steep trail? What about two?
You have to take what the mountains give you. But sometimes you find that it’s exactly what you need. The trail provides.
Why suffer the hardship, the pain, the miles of the Pemi Loop? What’s there? Oh wow, lots.
East Pond and it’s little sibling are two hidden gems.
Hiking Monadnock from the north, at the southern end of the Monadnock-Sunapee Greenway, proves yet again that the mountain has differences.
Waumbek is one of the shortest four thousand footers, but also really sweet, and along with its companion Starr-King, doesn’t disappoint.
Osceola from Tripoli Road is an easier hike than from Greely Pond. But it’s no less thrilling, especially heading over to East Osceola via the infamous chimney.
Mt Cabot is that odd-duck of the 48. Not particularly high, viewless, and it’s a very long way away. But sometimes that’s exactly what you need.
Make no mistake, the North Slide on Mt Tripyramid is hard. The mountain itself gives no quarter. But if you’re lucky, instead of conquering a trail, you’ll conquer yourself.
On an exceptionally steep trail, yet it was a good day to be out in the mountains. Hiking Moosilauke never gets old.