White Mountains

Setting Sights on Shorter Hikes Instead of the Long Trail

Setting Sights on Shorter Hikes Instead of the Long Trail

With a heavy heart, I am announcing that I am not hiking the Long Trail this year. I appreciate all the positive feedback and support I received when I announced...

Jul 3, 2018 : Matt
Finishing the 48 4000-Footers of New Hampshire

Finishing the 48 4000-Footers of New Hampshire

Facing my fears Let me begin by saying I hate wind. I don't like hiking in it, I don't feel comfortable setting out on open trails in it, and even...

Mar 2, 2018 : Rebecca
My Most Magical Experience on the AT

My Most Magical Experience on the AT

I will never forget the mind-blowing — even spiritual — experience I had when walking the 2.5-mile crest of the Franconia Ridge in the White Mountains of New Hampshire...

Sep 22, 2017 : Janel Gazelle
AMC and My Experience in The Whites

AMC and My Experience in The Whites

A New Kind of Beautiful Trail The Whites have shown me something I could never imagine among its many mountains. No longer are the wooded tunnels of the south, the...

Sep 20, 2017 : Jeremy Gottschalk
A List of Thoughts RE: First (and second!) Backpacking Trips

A List of Thoughts RE: First (and second!) Backpacking Trips

I have been struggling to write this post. Every time I sit down to put some thoughts together, I end up scrapping the draft and pushing the idea of continuing...

Aug 21, 2017 : emily sue
Future Thru Hiker: NOBO 2019

Future Thru Hiker: NOBO 2019

I'm going to start this blog off with one of my favorite quotes from my favorite author, Stephen King: “When asked, "How do you write?" I invariably answer, "One word...

Mar 28, 2017 : emily sue
1000 Miles: Goodbye New Hampshire. Hello Maine.

1000 Miles: Goodbye New Hampshire. Hello Maine.

The Whites took a toll—on my body and in my head. With almost 1000 miles under my feet, Mt. Madison almost broke me.

Aug 7, 2016 : Katina (Arachne) Daanen
White Mountains to the Yellow Deli

White Mountains to the Yellow Deli

The Yellow Deli. It doesn't sound too interesting, but every North Bounder we passed either has a story, or you can tell expected to have a story but didn't really...

Jul 12, 2016 : Lauren Hafley
The 3 Most Popular Styles of Hiking Deconstructed

The 3 Most Popular Styles of Hiking Deconstructed

Some people hike for months on end, some people track the peaks they've summited, and some just look for a nice picnic spot. Here are the 3 most popular styles...

Feb 5, 2016 : Kyle O'Grady
The History of the AMC Huts

The History of the AMC Huts

Whether you love ‘em, hate ‘em, or hold no particularly strong opinion either direction, let’s dive into the history of the AMC huts.

Jan 22, 2016 : Kat Ignatova