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

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

Hut2Hut Traverse

Saturday-Sunday, September 11-12, 2021 Start: Nineteen Mile Trailhead End: Old Bridle Path Trailhead Mileage: 51.88 Elevation gain/loss: 18,957′ Total time (car to car): 24:02:48 Moving time: 22:52, 1:10 water/hut stops Clock: 4:45am-4:45am I was awake at 3am, and met Ali’s Rides at the end trailhead at 3:45am. We drove over to the Nineteen Mile trailhead, … Continue reading Hut2Hut Traverse