Don’t judge a kitten by its claws. Judge it instead by the fine views you get from its ledges. But don’t forget the claws.
The Wildcats are fun, but most people know them from the “front” side. What are they like from the other side? Awesome!
Wildcat Mountain D & A (4,062 and 4,422 feet, respectively). Jackson, NH. 2020-10-14 (Wednesday). Via Wildcat Valley X-C Ski Trail, Wildcat Ridge Trail, 19 Mile Brook Trail, Wildcat River Trail, Bog Brook Trail.. Approximately 12 miles round-trip. (NB: The 12 mile number is from Gaia GPS, and I’m fairly certain that it draws mileage from a 2-D model, not taking elevation into account. This is especially significant where Wildcat A […]
The traverse of Wildcat-Carter-Moriah is long and arduous. But its component parts are worth returning to for all the right reasons.
Hiking Wildcat is odd, in that it should feel harder than it is. And yet, it’s a fine day out. Even in the snow.
Four Peaks! Wildcat Mountain A and D peaks, Pinkham Notch, NH. 2018-03-12. (Monday) Via Polecat ski trail, and Wildcat Ridge trail. 35 –> 25 dF +/- and cloudy. Wind at upper elevations was 2-5 knots. Ski area base: 1030; Wildcat D summit: 1250; Wildcat A summit: 1415; Wildcat D summit (redux) 1530; back at car: 1630. Approximately 10 miles there and back again. It was an unconventional ascent to the […]