There was a trail not fully formed, a way that needed to be found, a path through the woods that wanted wear. What would I find?
A tetralogy of two Tripyramids. Which is to say “that mother of a mountain is hard!” You always get your money’s worth on these peaks.
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.
This shouldn’t have worked. But it did. Mt Tripyramid, North and Middle. 2019-03-28 (Thursday.) Via the Sabbaday Brook trail, Mt Tripyramid trail, Pine Bend Brook Trail. Approx 10 miles, including a road-walk back to the car. North Tripyramid: 4180 feet, Middle Tripyramid: 4140 feet. 46 dF at trailhead, 38 dF at summit (high temp was 52 dF at 1400), 40 dF at car. Winds in the 10-15 MPH range. Sun […]
Second try is the charm! Trip report: Mt Tripyramid, Waterville Valley, NH. North and Middle peaks. 2018-02-22. (Thursday) Via Livermore and Scaur Ridge trails. It was epic weather, with temps in the 30s early, rising to the upper 40s by lunch. No significant wind. Having learned my lesson last week (when the AMC guide says a trail is treacherous, they mean it) I retooled my plans to the Scaur Ridge […]
Denial ain’t just a river in Egypt (or: “Sometimes even the good guys sing the blues.”) Mt Tripyramid, Waterville Valley, NH. North, Middle, South peaks. 2018-02-22. (Thursday) Via Livermore and Mt Tripyramid trails, taking the North Slide on the way up and the South Slide on the way down. (Planned.) 32 dF +/- and cloudy. The forecast called for partly cloudy, but I never saw the sun once. Recent days […]