Long Trail, day 6

Thursday, August 30, 2018 Start: Sterling Pond Shelter End: Puffer Shelter Mileage: 15.9 on LT Elevation gain/loss: 5742’/5701′ After a nice relaxing evening, we climbed into bed and fell asleep around 9pm. We were woken up multiple times during the night by very intense, very heavy downpours of rain accompanied by high winds. It rained … Continue reading Long Trail, day 6

Long Trail, day 1

Saturday, August 25, 2018 Start: Journey’s End Camp End: Jay’s Camp Mileage: 11.8 LT, 2.0 RT bushwhack to Big Jay (+0.2 to shelter) Elevation gain/loss: ~4,916’/~4,000′, including bushwhack Towanda (AT NOBO ’15) and I started out from Journey’s End Camp around 7am. We traveled up the side trail to the Canadian border, took pictures, and … Continue reading Long Trail, day 1

New England Hundred Highest: Sandwich Dome

After working remotely at The Notch Hostel, I headed out to the Drake’s Brook trailhead. I was on trail by 3pm, and decided to head up the easier Drake’s Brook Trail to the intersection with the Sandwich Mtn Trail. It only took me just over a hour to hike the 3.2 miles; it was sooo much easier than my last attempt where there was 3 feet of untouched powder. I sent straight to the top of Sandwich and then headed over to Jennings Peak. Continue reading New England Hundred Highest: Sandwich Dome