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 : Socked In
My Most Magical Experience on the AT

My Most Magical Experience on the AT

After completing a flip-flop through-hike of the Appalachian Trail in 2016, I can confirm that much of the trail is indeed a "green tunnel" and somewhat lacking in epic views....

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

AMC and My Experience in The Whites

A New Kind of Beautiful Trail Feed Me! Leftovers holds an unpleasant, almost peasant, vernacular, but the food is cooked, prepared and delicious. Oftentimes, it's a literal buffet. While

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.

2016 Flip Flop: SNP to ME/SNP to GA I’m not the fastest hiker, but still, I was prepared to lower my daily mileages once I hit New Hampshire and the...

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

Which style of hiking do you prefer? Some people hit the trail at the crack of dawn so they can reach a remote summit and still have time to make it...

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

The History of the AMC Huts

The AMC huts are one of the more controversial features on the Appalachian Trail. On the one hand, they provide necessary shelter in the White Mountains, where the weather can...

Jan 22, 2016 : Kat Ignatova