Bring On New Hampshire

It’s All About The Whites

There are many difficult areas along the Appalachian Trail, however New Hampshire’s White Mountains are consistently rated the most challenging. The peaks are high, the ascents and decents are extremely steep and rugged, and weather is always a wild card.  I can’t help but feel that all of the climbs up to this point have been practice for the Whites.

Day 61 – Thistle Hill shelter to Hanover, New Hampshire (15 miles)

Day 62 – Hanover, New Hampshire to Trapper John shelter (17 miles)

Day 63 – Trapper John shelter to Route 25A (17 miles)

Day 64 – Route 25A to Beaver Brook shelter (10 miles)

Just Getting Started

It took a couple days of hiking into New Hampshire before we got to White Mountain National Forest. However, I did get these incredible shots from the top of Mount Cube, one of the smaller mountains; The best is yet to come.

What’s Looking Back?

Sometimes when I’m walking on the trail I catch something looking back at me from the corner of my eye. I’m not always sure what it is, but I’m pretty sure this was a goblin.

Let me know what you think these are – a troll? Jesus? Something else?

Coming up – my first big mountain in the Whites.

Thanks for listening.

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Comments 2

  • Carol : Jun 25th

    Beautiful pictures! Love the humor! Stay safe!

  • Pat : Jun 25th

    The views are spectacular. I’ll play your game. “What’s Looking Back” #2 looks like a man’s back, as sculpted by Rodin. Isn’t #4 the face of the apple-tree-with-a-bad-attitude who harassed Dorothy and the Scarecrow?


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