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

The Grid: Liberty, Flume

Sunday, December 13, 2020Start/end: Liberty Springs trailheadMileage: 13.01Elevation gain/loss: 4787′GaiaGPS track I started out from the Liberty Springs trailhead at 7:30am with Philip. We’d originally been thinking of heading up the Flume slide, but given the slushy and wet shoulder conditions, we decided to do an out-and-back instead. We hiked up the AT/Liberty Springs trail, … Continue reading The Grid: Liberty, Flume

The Grid: Hale

Sunday, Oct 25, 2020Start/end: Hale Brook trailheadMileage: 4.52Elevation gain/loss: 2340′GaiaGPS track We had a more relaxed morning, and didn’t get to Hale until mid-morning. We enjoyed a quick hike to the top, contending with ice on rocks as we got closer to the summit. The trees above ~3800′ had rime ice coating their branches and … Continue reading The Grid: Hale