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Devil’s Path

Sunday, May 21, 2023 Start: Prediger Rd TH End: Spruceton Rd TH Miles: 22.66 Elevation gain/loss: 8501/8783 After a very early morning drive from home to the Catskills, I met my friend at the Spuceton Rd trailhead where we dropped a car, then headed over to to the start of the Devil’s Path at Prediger … Continue reading Devil’s Path

Grid: Cabot

Sunday, April 30, 2023 Miles: 9.25 Start/End: York Pond East TH Elevation gain/loss: 3127′ Peaks: Cabot After a full day yesterday and very high winds (120 MPH on Washington) and rain forecast for the day, I decided to go with a great bad-weather hike. I drove out to York Pond trailhead in the rain. When … Continue reading Grid: Cabot

Presi Picnic

Saturday, April 22, 2023 Start time: 6:44am Start of hike: Appalachia TH End of hike: Crawford Notch Miles hiked: 18.73 Elevation gain/loss of hike: 8757’/8169′ Strava Peaks: Madison, Adams, Jefferson, Clay, Washington, Monroe, Eisenhower, Pierce I’ve been working on my NH48 grid quite a bit this month, and a Presi Traverse has been a goal … Continue reading Presi Picnic

Grid: Hancocks

Friday, April 21, 2023 Miles: 9.11 Start/End: Hancock Overlook Elevation gain/loss: 2828′ Peaks: Hancock, South Hancock After work, I headed to the Hancocks trailhead and got started in bare boots. I made it less than half a mile before I put on my Exospikes for traction on the icy monorail. The water crossings were a … Continue reading Grid: Hancocks

Grid: Tecumseh

Thursday, April 20, 2023 Miles: 4.63 Start/End: Waterville Valley Ski Resort TH Elevation gain/loss: 2303′ Peaks: Tecumseh I met up with my friend Samantha and her dog at the trailhead and we headed up the trail. We made good time and didn’t encounter snow until halfway up. I put on my spikes and the snow … Continue reading Grid: Tecumseh

Grid: Waumbek

Sunday, April 16, 2023 Miles: 6.88 Start/End: Starr King TH Elevation gain/loss: 2733′ Peaks: Starr King, Waumbek After such a long day yesterday and evening plans at home, I went with a shorter hike today. I started from the trailhead right at 9am, with 4 cars already in the Starr King summer lot. I was … Continue reading Grid: Waumbek

Grid: Hale + ZBonds

Saturday, April 15, 2023 Miles: 23.42 Start: winter parking for Zealand Rd End: Lincoln Woods TH Elevation gain/loss: 6148’/6398′ Peaks: Hale, Zealand, Guyot, West Bond, Bond, Bondcliff I met Kevin at Lincoln Woods TH at 7:30am and we drove around to the winter parking lot by Zealand Rd. Kevin got ready and we started at … Continue reading Grid: Hale + ZBonds