Winter 48: Hale

Sunday, Jan 12, 2020 Start/End: Ammonoosuc Lower Falls trailhead Mileage: 10.1 Elevation gain/loss: 2736′ GaiaGPS track After getting up at 5am, I drove the 3.25 hours up to the Rt 302 Ammonoosuc Lower Falls trailhead, packed up my backpack, and hit the road by 9am. I hiked along the gated, icy access road for 3 … Continue reading Winter 48: Hale

Winter 48: Wildcat D & A, Carter Dome, & S/M/N Carter

Saturday, March 2, 2019 Start/End: Wildcat Mountain ski resort Mileage: 14.7 Elevation gain/loss: 5334′ GaiaGPS track Much to my frustration, I needed to wait to start snowshoeing up Wildcat until 8:30am when the ski slope opened and I could buy a trail ticket. They restrict access to business hours only, which meant burning 2 hours … Continue reading Winter 48: Wildcat D & A, Carter Dome, & S/M/N Carter

Winter 48: Waumbek

Friday, March 1, 2019 Start/End: trail parking lot across from Starr King Rd Mileage: 7.7 Elevation gain/loss: 2927′ GaiaGPS track I headed to the trailhead for Waumbek, arriving around 3:30pm. In winter, the end of Starr King Rd isn’t plowed, and there’s nowhere to park on the street, so the designated parking area is across … Continue reading Winter 48: Waumbek