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The Grid: Tecumseh

Thursday, November 18, 2021 Start/end: Waterville Valley Ski Area Miles: 4.72 Elevation gain/loss: 2310′ I started from the trailhead around 8pm, navigating by headlamp. It was lightly raining, and continued to lightly rain for my entire 2-hour hike. Around 2500′, the rocks were starting to accumulate some ice, though I was able to avoid most … Continue reading The Grid: Tecumseh

North South Trail

Saturday, November 6, 2021 Start: MA/RI state line (parked at Douglas State Forest, MA and hiked in) End: Charlestown Blue Shutters Beach Mileage: 76.36 (+2.18) Elevation gain/loss: 5072’/5689′ (246/148) After spotting a car at the beach on Friday night (having called the town and police to confirm we were approved to leave a car overnight … Continue reading North South Trail

Cohos Trail day 7

Friday, October 8, 2021 Start: B & M ski shelter End: Davis Path trailhead/Rt-302 Miles: 21.61 Elevation gain/loss: 6690’/7500′ Mountains Climbed: just shy of Eisenhower, Isolation, Davis, Stairs, Resolution, Crawford After a bit of a restless night with odd dreams and nightmares about bears and ATV riders, I was awake an hour before sunrise at … Continue reading Cohos Trail day 7

Cohos Trail day 6

Thursday, October 7, 2021 Start: stealth site near Starr King summit End: B & M ski shelter Miles: 26.65 Elevation gain/loss: 3278’/5269′ Mountains climbed: Owl’s Head, Martha, Cherry I was up at 5:45am and decided to pack up. I was on trail by 6:40am. It wasn’t too cold, perhaps around 45-50 degrees, and I happily … Continue reading Cohos Trail day 6

Cohos Trail day 5

Wednesday, October 6, 2021 Start: Percy Rd Lodge & Campground End: stealth site near Starr King summit Miles: 24.72 Elevation gain/loss: 8448’/5587′ Mountains Climbed: Rodger’s Ledge, The bulge, Cabot, Terrace, Weeks, Middle Weeks, South Weeks, Waumbek, Starr King After getting to bed around 8:45pm last night, I was awake at 5:45 and on trail by … Continue reading Cohos Trail day 5