Grid: Isolation

Sunday, February 19, 2023 Miles: 10.81 Start/End: Roaring Brook TH Elevation gain/loss: 3497′ Peaks: Engine Hill, Isolation With an early finish the night before, I went to bed relatively early as well. I woke up a bit later than yesterday and then headed over to the trailhead. I started out at 6:30am with no one … Continue reading Grid: Isolation

Grid: Moriah

Friday, February 17, 2023 Miles: 8.5 Start/End: Carter-Moriah TH Elevation gain/loss: 3714′ Peaks: Surprise, Moriah For this ascent, I wore my snowshoes both for the temperatures (low 40s in the valley) and to prevent straining my heel further. The temperatures dropped by ~20 degrees during my hike, and the wind was blowing the light snow … Continue reading Grid: Moriah

Grid: Presi Traverse

Sunday, February 12, 2023 Miles: 20.22 Start/End: Appalachia TH/Crawford Notch Elevation gain/loss: 10,056′ Peaks: Madison, Adams, Jefferson, Washington, Monroe, Eisenhower, Pierce, Jackson After a short but relatively cozy night sleeping in my car at a trailhead, I met up with two hikers at Crawford Notch at 5:15am to spot a car. We then drove around … Continue reading Grid: Presi Traverse

Grid: Hale

Saturday, February 11, 2023 Miles: 9.74 Start/End: winter lot across from Zealand Rd Elevation gain/loss: 2825′ Peaks: Hale After hiking the Kinsmans and Cannon, I found myself with plenty of daylight left. After so much time in the Adirondacks, it felt like a painfully short and incomplete day. So I drove over to Zealand Rd … Continue reading Grid: Hale

The Grid: Waumbek

Saturday, December 17, 2022 Start/End: Starr King Trailhead Miles: 6.88 Elevation Gain/Loss: 2986′ Peaks: Starr King, Waumbek After a more relaxed morning after a late night, I made it to the trailhead around 9:15am, despite it being unplowed. I was the second car, with another car arriving right after me. I started out from the … Continue reading The Grid: Waumbek