May Grid: Moosilauke

May 22, 2022 Start/finish: Moosilauke Ravine Lodge Mileage: 6.7 Elevation gain: 1969′ I rose early to get an early 6am start, set on getting home on the earlier side and also beating the incoming thunderstorms. I didn’t want to mix above treeline travel and potential lightening. I was the first parked car, and enjoyed my … Continue reading May Grid: Moosilauke

Swan Song

Saturday-Sunday, September 18-19, 2021 Start/End: Appalachia Trailhead Mileage: 27.13 Elevation gain/loss: 15,433′ Total time: 20:51 Moving time: 18:42, 2:10 water stops/pauses on treacherous wet rocks Clock: 3:45am-12:30am GaiaGPS track I woke up at 3am on Saturday morning, after getting set up in one of the lean-tos at Moose Brook State Park on Friday evening. I … Continue reading Swan Song

Presi Traverse

Start: Appalachia trailhead Finish: Crawford Notch trailhead Miles: 19.95 Elevation gain: 8441′ With: Little Engine We were awake at 4:45am, and waiting at the Crawford Notch trailhead at 5:30am. Our shuttle was late, so we didn’t start out from Appalachia trailhead until 7am. The parking lot was only 30% full when we headed up the … Continue reading Presi Traverse