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

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

The Grid: Hancocks

Friday, December 2, 2022 Start/End: Hancock viewing area Miles: 9.22 Elevation Gain/Loss: 3091′ Peaks: Hancock, South Hancock I started out from the trailhead close to sunset; within the first 2 miles, I crossed paths with 4 people heading back. They questioned me and expressed disbelief that I was heading to the summits. I smiled, thanked … Continue reading The Grid: Hancocks