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Walking on White: South Lake Tahoe

Goal: Snowshoe day hike to Cathedral Lake in South Lake Tahoe (typically 4.4 miles roundtrip on foot)
Reality: Made it somewhere halfway (hiked about 5 miles total) 255 more words

March 6, 2016: Return to Lockes Hill

One place you’ll probably see frequently on this blog is Lockes Hill. I hiked it nearly every weekend in July and August last year. While I plan to mix things up a little bit more this year, Lockes is where I will go when I need to just get out there and get a quickie hike in. 593 more words

Gilford NH

February 21, 2016: Mt. Rowe

After spending all of last weekend indoors due to sub-zero temps, I was really looking forward to getting back out on the trails. Since it was on my hiking “to-do” list, and I wanted something nearby, I chose Mt. 1,136 more words

Gilford NH

Deaths, Rescues, And Trail Closures

It might be helpful if more of us (myself included) who post hiking photos or write about our hiking experiences told more stories about when and why we turn back sometimes prior to reaching our planned destinations. 1,778 more words


January 24, 2016: Mt. Roberts

Oh, what a gloriously beautiful day!

While my friends and family in the mid-Atlantic states were getting buried in three feet of snow yesterday, all we had in central New Hampshire was clouds, cold, and a little wind – not one single flake. 939 more words


January 17, 2016: Shannon Brook

One hike I’ve really been looking forward to this winter is Shannon Brook. I first hiked this trail – unexpectedly – last August, when we did a photo shoot for the… 645 more words


January 9, 2016: Waukewan Highlands

Just as Lockes Hill was my go-to hike this past summer, Waukewan Highlands has been my go-to place for snowshoeing in winter. That’s where I went today (but wearing microspikes instead of snowshoes). 919 more words