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Month: May 2010

Bashbish Falls and Alander Mountain

We started off at the south parking area off of Falls Rd. in New York.  We arrived around 8 a.m. and only two other cars were there, by our return in the afternoon the lot was full. We ambled along an easy .75 miles to the falls. Going so early in the a.m. resulted in…

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Game Playing Saves Lives

This weekend we were determined to be foot hiking in New Hampshire, after we spent last weekend car hiking. Our goal was Falling Waters Trail to Little Haystack Mountain to Franconia Ridge Trail to the summit of Mt Lafayette to Greenleaf Trail/Hut and then Old Bridle Path trail back to the car for roughly 8.8…

Goals

Our goal was to hike Mount Eisenhower and Pierce in the White Mountains this weekend.  It was a simple goal to fulfill until Mother Nature decided we needed to change that goal.  Let’s face it we are fair weather hikers.  We don’t enjoy windblown cold rain or snow that we could sink down into up…

Challenges

Since 2010 has begun, I have created my own challenges,  faced challenges out of my control, and watched others struggle with their own challenges.  Saturday I overcame a challenge Mike and I set up for us, a long loop hike up to Mount Greylock in Massachusetts. We began our trek via the Hopper Trail inside…