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

Grid: Franconia Ridge

Friday, April 14, 2023 Miles: 13.92 Start/End: The Basin TH Elevation gain/loss: 5098′ Peaks: Flume, Liberty, Little Haystack, Lincoln, Lafayette I headed to the Basin trailhead in the afternoon, and then headed out towards Flume. The first few miles of trail were snowfree and quite pleasant, with some roaring water crossings. But as I traveled … Continue reading Grid: Franconia Ridge