Hike Logs: 2018 New England Six-Pack of Peaks Challenge

New England Six-Pack of Peaks ChallengeAre you taking the New England Six-Pack of Peaks Challenge? Here you can see all the hikes logged in our 2018 challenge, with the most recent at the top. If you want to view logged hikes for just one of the peaks, click the mountain name. Click on a hike log to see all the details, more photos and leave comments for the challengers.

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The Beginning of the End

Peak Summited2019 Bear MountainType of HikeDay hikeTrailheadUnder Mountain TrailEncounteredFall foliage, Ripe berriesRoad ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehiclesBug StatusBugs were an annoyanceSnow ConditionsSnow freeTrail ConditionsTrail in good conditionAdditional Informationhttp://www.gotag.lifeAnother fantastic hike!  Almost missed the parking lot for the trail coming from the north down 41.  Included a picture which might help.  The bugs were a little […]
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Mt. Lincoln Adventure

Peak Summited2019 Mount LincolnType of HikeDay hikeTrailheadFranconia NotchEncounteredWildflowers bloomingHiking CompanionsHiked with a groupRoad ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehiclesBug StatusBugs were not too badSnow ConditionsSnow freeTrail ConditionsTrail in good conditionIt was a great day for a hike! I loved hiking up Falling Waters and all the waterfalls. (I’m such a sucker for a waterfall!) Be expected […]
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Double Trouble – Part 1

Peak Summited2019 Mount MansfieldType of HikeDay hikeTrailheadUnderhill State ParkRoad ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehiclesBug StatusBugs were not too badSnow ConditionsSnow freeTrail ConditionsTrail in good conditionMy friend and I took a trip to Vermont and hiked both mount Mansfield and mount Camel's Hump on the same day. Our first hike of the day was mount Mansfield. […]
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Double Trouble – Part 2

Peak Summited2019 Camel's HumpType of HikeDay hikeTrailheadBurrows trailRoad ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehiclesBug StatusBugs were not too badSnow ConditionsSnow freeTrail ConditionsTrail in good conditionMy friend and I took a trip to Vermont and hiked both mount Mansfield and mount Camel's Hump on the same day. We started at Burrows trail. This trail is about 2.1 […]
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Ruck to the Top

Peak Summited2019 Bear MountainType of HikeDay hikeTrailheadUndermountain THHiking CompanionsHiked with a dog, Hiked with a groupRoad ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehiclesBug StatusBugs were not too badSnow ConditionsSnow freeTrail ConditionsMinor obstacles posing few problemsWhat a perfect day for a hike! My Dad, Stepmother, Sister and her Dog Winnie started at the Undermountain Trailhead Parking lot. Geared […]
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She did it with me – small but powerful

Peak Summited2019 Mount GreylockType of HikeDay hikeTrailheadThunderbolt & GouldEncounteredWildflowers bloomingHiking CompanionsHiked with a dogRoad ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehiclesBug StatusBugs were not too badSnow ConditionsSnow freeTrail ConditionsMinor obstacles posing few problemsWow, I can’t believe I did this 😳. Started off at 8:37 am after not sleeping the night before and a two hour drive to […]
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The Mt. Washington Scramble, or It's Called the Rock Pile for a Reason!

Peak Summited2019 Mount WashingtonType of HikeDay hikeTrailheadTuckerman Ravine TrailRoad ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehiclesBug StatusBugs were not too badSnow ConditionsSnow freeTrail ConditionsTrail in good conditionNervous but resolute, we began our Mt. Washington hiking adventure on a warm, sunny summer Sunday. My husband and I had the added bonus of having our 21-year-old son with us […]
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Majestic views from Camel's Hump

Peak Summited2019 Camel's HumpType of HikeDay hikeTrailheadBurrowsHiking CompanionsHiked with a dog, Hiked with a groupRoad ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehiclesBug StatusNo bugsSnow ConditionsSnow freeTrail ConditionsTrail in good conditionWonderful views  in all directions. Burrows trail was a great ascent path. Going down Long Trail was a bit more difficult. And multiple water views along Forest City […]
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Two for One, Part 1: Mount Mansfield

Peak Summited2019 Mount MansfieldType of HikeDay hikeTrailheadCCC Road/Eagles CutEncounteredWildflowers bloomingRoad ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehiclesBug StatusBugs were not too badSnow ConditionsSnow freeTrail ConditionsTrail in good conditionAdditional Informationhttp://www.gotag.lifeAbsolutely awesome hike! Did this hike before heading over to Camels Hump and have to say that of the two, this was my favorite (although they were both good). […]
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Two for One, Part 2: Camel's Hump

Peak Summited2019 Camel's HumpType of HikeDay hikeTrailheadMonroe TrailRoad ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehiclesBug StatusBugs were not too badSnow ConditionsSnow freeTrail ConditionsTrail in good conditionAdditional Informationhttp://www.gotag.lifeGreat hike!  Did this in the afternoon following Mount Mansfield in the morning.  Both were great hikes, but if I could only choose one, I have to say Mansfield wins (but […]
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Mount Greylock

Peak Summited2019 Mount GreylockType of HikeDay hikeTrailheadGould & thunderbolt trailEncounteredWildflowers blooming, Ripe berriesRoad ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehiclesBug StatusBugs were an annoyanceSnow ConditionsSnow freeTrail ConditionsTrail in good conditionThis was a nice hike really hot and humid, we enjoyed it with my sister. Users who liked this:
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Mount Washington

Peak Summited2019 Mount WashingtonType of HikeDay hikeTrailheadPinkum notchHiking CompanionsHiked with a groupRoad ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehiclesBug StatusBugs were not too badSnow ConditionsSnow freeTrail ConditionsTrail in good conditionGood weather great hike
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Mount Washington

Peak Summited2019 Mount WashingtonType of HikeDay hikeTrailheadTuckermans RavineEncounteredWildflowers bloomingHiking CompanionsHiked with a groupRoad ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehiclesBug StatusBugs were an annoyanceSnow ConditionsSnow freeTrail ConditionsTrail in good conditionIt was a hell of a hike….
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Say what trail Mt. Greylock

Peak Summited2019 Mount GreylockType of HikeDay hikeTrailheadGould trailEncounteredWildflowers bloomingHiking CompanionsHiked with a groupRoad ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehiclesBug StatusBugs were not too badSnow ConditionsSnow freeTrail ConditionsTrail in good conditionThe written description says to take Gould and Thunderbolt trails but when you zoom in on the map it has Gould, AT trail and bellows pipe trail […]
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Up and over the HUMP!

Peak Summited2019 Camel's HumpType of HikeDay hikeTrailheadMonroeEncounteredWildflowers blooming, Ripe berriesRoad ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehiclesBug StatusBugs were not too badSnow ConditionsSnow freeTrail ConditionsTrail in good conditionHump day all day. Camels Hump starts off with a gradual incline hike that ends with magical 360 views. The hard part is getting up there. The last 1/4 mile […]
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Mansfield

Peak Summited2019 Mount MansfieldType of HikeOvernightTrailheadLaura CrowlsRoad ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehiclesBug StatusNo bugsSnow ConditionsSnow freeTrail ConditionsTrail in good conditionI had done Mansfield many times . I wanted to make this a hike I could bring others to from around my area to enjoy. I organized a group camping trip. 25 women all different ages […]
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Up the Hump

Peak Summited2019 Camel's HumpType of HikeDay hikeTrailheadMonroe, Dean, LongtrailEncounteredWildflowers blooming, Ripe berriesRoad ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehiclesBug StatusBugs were not too badSnow ConditionsSnow freeTrail ConditionsTrail in good conditionThis was the first hike in the challenge that truly felt like a CHALLENGE! The weather was perfect and the trail was beautiful and unlike anything I’ve encountered […]
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Seek the Peak – Mt. Washington

Peak Summited2019 Mount WashingtonType of HikeDay hikeTrailheadAmmonoosuc RavineEncounteredWildflowers bloomingHiking CompanionsHiked with a groupRoad ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehiclesBug StatusBugs were not too badSnow ConditionsSnow freeTrail ConditionsTrail in good conditionHiked Mt. Washington via Ammonoosuc Ravine trail and Jewel trail. Me and few friends participated in this year's Seek the Peak Challenge which has a goal to […]
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Katahdin or Bust – Northern Terminus on the AT

Peak Summited2019 Mount KatahdinType of HikeDay hikeTrailheadHunt TrailEncounteredWildflowers bloomingHiking CompanionsHiked with a groupRoad ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehiclesBug StatusBugs were not too badSnow ConditionsSnow freeTrail ConditionsMinor obstacles posing few problemsMy nephew and I made the long trek north to Baxter State Park to hike the final steps of the Appalachian Trail with the goal of […]
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Melting on Lincoln

Peak Summited2019 Mount LincolnType of HikeDay hikeTrailheadLafayette Camp GroundRoad ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehiclesBug StatusNo bugsSnow ConditionsSnow freeTrail ConditionsTrail in good conditionWe opted to hike Mt. Lincoln during the July Heat Wave – 90 degrees at the base! Whew! The trailhead was busy, and we utilized the shuttle service – helpful and friendly staff. The […]
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Mt Washington Exhaustion

Peak Summited2019 Mount WashingtonType of HikeDay hikeTrailheadTuckerman'sEncounteredWildflowers bloomingHiking CompanionsHiked with a groupRoad ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehiclesBug StatusBugs were an annoyanceSnow ConditionsSnow freeTrail ConditionsTrail in good conditionThere was a big event- Seek the Summit- the same day, meaning that there were a lot of people on trail. Parking was tough at 6:45am. It was smooth […]
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Seek That Peak!

Peak Summited2019 Mount WashingtonType of HikeDay hikeTrailheadTuckerman Ravine TrailEncounteredWildflowers blooming, Ripe berriesHiking CompanionsHiked with a groupRoad ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehiclesBug StatusBugs were terribleSnow ConditionsSnow freeTrail ConditionsTrail in good conditionI started with no intention to summit; I had had two previous shorter hikes that I had struggled greatly with, but I did not want to […]
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My Mansfield

Peak Summited2019 Mount MansfieldType of HikeDay hikeTrailheadMansfield loop trailEncounteredWildflowers bloomingRoad ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehiclesBug StatusBugs were not too badSnow ConditionsSnow freeTrail ConditionsTrail in good conditionVery beautiful mountain. Many spots with breath taking views. We got caught in some rain on the way up other than that the weather was beautiful.
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Beautiful Bear Mountain

Peak Summited2019 Bear MountainType of HikeDay hikeTrailheadUndermountain trailEncounteredWildflowers blooming, Ripe berriesRoad ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehiclesBug StatusBugs were not too badSnow ConditionsSnow freeTrail ConditionsTrail in good conditionThis was a very enjoyable hike with great views at the top. Lots of ripe wild blueberries along the trail and very minimal amount of bugs made for a […]
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1st Hike of 2019

Peak Summited2019 Mount GreylockType of HikeDay hikeTrailheadThunder BoltRoad ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehiclesBug StatusBugs were not too badSnow ConditionsSnow freeTrail ConditionsTrail in good conditionLong slog up the mountain, sweaty with several stops to put my heart back in my chest. It is a tough ascent! 1st timers can definitely do it with seasoned legs and […]
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Hot Greylock!

Peak Summited2019 Mount GreylockType of HikeDay hikeTrailheadGould/BellowsEncounteredWildflowers bloomingRoad ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehiclesBug StatusBugs were not too badSnow ConditionsSnow freeTrail ConditionsTrail in good conditionA little hotter than expected but cooled off as I reached the top. Forgot about food being sold at the Lodge on the summit. An ice cream bar would have been great. […]
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Castle Greylock

Peak Summited2019 Mount GreylockType of HikeOvernightTrailheadThunderbolt LoopEncounteredWildflowers bloomingRoad ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehiclesBug StatusNo bugsSnow ConditionsSnow freeTrail ConditionsTrail in good conditionI paused on the “bugs” question. There were zero on the way up, but I’m still nursing some mighty “no see um” bites from the peak which lead to feet that resembled a 9 month […]
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A Night on Mount Greylock

Peak Summited2019 Mount GreylockType of HikeOvernightTrailheadThunderbolt LoopEncounteredWildflowers bloomingRoad ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehiclesBug StatusBugs were not too badSnow ConditionsSnow freeTrail ConditionsTrail in good conditionMy third trip to the summit of Mount Greylock and I love it even more each time. Camped at the Mount Greylock State Reservation sites which are only accessible by hiking about […]
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Views for Days!

Peak Summited2019 Mount LincolnType of HikeDay hikeTrailheadFranconia Ridge TraverseEncounteredWildflowers bloomingRoad ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehiclesBug StatusBugs were not too badSnow ConditionsSnow freeTrail ConditionsTrail in good conditionIt was a gorgeous sunny day when we hiked the Franconia Ridge Trail! Holy cow the views – spectacular and stunning! We finished our hike in just under six hours […]
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One down, five to go! Bear Mountain done.

Peak Summited2019 Bear MountainType of HikeDay hikeTrailheadUnder Mountain TrailEncounteredWildflowers blooming, Ripe berriesHiking CompanionsHiked with a groupRoad ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehiclesBug StatusBugs were an annoyanceSnow ConditionsSnow freeTrail ConditionsTrail in good conditionGreat weather today. Little evidence of yesterday’s rain. Trail in good shape. Foliage summer growth made trail a bit narrow in a few spots. Blueberries […]
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Camels Hump

Peak Summited2019 Camel's HumpType of HikeDay hikeTrailheadMonroeRoad ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehiclesBug StatusBugs were an annoyanceSnow ConditionsSnow freeTrail ConditionsTrail in good conditionHike was great, one of the very best I have done in New England.   Once you crest into the alpine area the horse fly’s are ridiculous.
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Bear Mountain

Peak Summited2019 Bear MountainType of HikeDay hikeTrailheadUndermountainEncounteredWildflowers bloomingHiking CompanionsHiked with a groupRoad ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehiclesBug StatusNo bugsSnow ConditionsSnow freeTrail ConditionsTrail in good conditionTrail was in great condition and we really enjoyed hiking Paradise. There were a bunch of AT through hikers at the peak with us. It was nice sitting there chatting with […]
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Bear Mountain-Mountain Laurel in Bloom

Peak Summited2019 Bear MountainType of HikeDay hikeTrailheadUnder Mountain TrailEncounteredWildflowers blooming, Ripe berriesHiking CompanionsHiked with a groupRoad ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehiclesBug StatusBugs were not too badSnow ConditionsSnow freeTrail ConditionsTrail in good conditionIt was a sunny, warm day, high 80's F, nice breeze at the top. I was not feeling well, but desperate to hike anyway.  […]
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Bear Mountain-Mountain Laurel in Bloom

Peak Summited2019 Bear MountainType of HikeDay hikeTrailheadUnder Mountain TrailEncounteredWildflowers blooming, Ripe berriesHiking CompanionsHiked with a groupRoad ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehiclesBug StatusBugs were not too badSnow ConditionsSnow freeTrail ConditionsTrail in good conditionThis was my first of the Six Peaks; I was not feeling well, but did not want to miss it. The elevation ascent was […]
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Franconia Loop – 30+ Years in the Making

Peak Summited2019 Mount LincolnType of HikeDay hikeTrailheadFalling Waters TrailEncounteredWildflowers bloomingRoad ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehiclesBug StatusBugs were an annoyanceSnow ConditionsSnow freeTrail ConditionsTrail in good conditionAs a child I looked from the Cannon Mountain Tram across the Notch and dreamed of hiking the Franconia Traverse. That dream came true on a hot and humid, but glorious […]
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Foggy Day

Peak Summited2019 Mount MansfieldType of HikeDay hikeTrailheadSunset Ridge TrailHiking CompanionsHiked with a dogRoad ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehiclesBug StatusNo bugsSnow ConditionsSnow freeTrail ConditionsTrail in good conditionWe hiked Mount Mansfield on a hot, muggy day, with a 50% chance of rain. The early part of the walk was beautiful. There are a few streams that cross […]
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Beautiful day

Peak Summited2019 Bear MountainType of HikeDay hikeTrailheadUndermontEncounteredWildflowers bloomingRoad ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehiclesBug StatusBugs were not too badSnow ConditionsSnow freeTrail ConditionsTrail in good conditionBeautiful day with few fellow hikers.,
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Mount Greylock Summit

Peak Summited2019 Mount GreylockType of HikeDay hikeTrailheadPattison Rd. Appalachian Trail SouthEncounteredWildflowers bloomingRoad ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehiclesBug StatusBugs were not too badSnow ConditionsSnow freeTrail ConditionsTrail in good conditionJune 23th I started my third hike for Six Pack of Peaks: New England on the Appalachian Trail South from Pattison Rd. Trailhead parking lot up to Mount […]
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Hail and Lighting

Peak Summited2019 Mount KatahdinType of HikeDay hikeTrailheadHail and Lightning on KatahdinRoad ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehiclesBug StatusBugs were terribleSnow ConditionsSnow freeTrail ConditionsTrail in good conditionIt was tough ! Steep and extremely windy . On the way down it started to Hail and lighting even though the peak forecast stated it was a clear day. I […]
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One Hail of a Hike

Peak Summited2019 Mount GreylockType of HikeDay hikeTrailheadCheshire Harbor TrailHiking CompanionsHiked with a dogRoad ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehiclesBug StatusBugs were not too badSnow ConditionsSnow freeTrail ConditionsTrail in good conditionBeautiful day. Summit was clear. Experienced a storm on the way down including HAIL!
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CT's Tallest

Peak Summited2019 Bear MountainType of HikeDay hikeTrailheadUndermountain TrailEncounteredWildflowers bloomingRoad ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehiclesBug StatusBugs were not too badSnow ConditionsSnow freeTrail ConditionsTrail in good conditionEasy to moderate hike with a gradual uphill. The top is magnificent with stunning views. Well marked trails. Weather was great. Users who liked this:
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Hike up Pooh’s Corner

Peak Summited2019 Bear MountainType of HikeDay hikeTrailheadUndermountain TrailEncounteredWildflowers bloomingRoad ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehiclesBug StatusBugs were not too badSnow ConditionsSnow freeTrail ConditionsTrail in good conditionOn our last trip to Bear we were met with a thunderstorm and torrential rain after a brief but beautiful view at the peak. This trip was not as exciting, but […]
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Windy and Dog Tired

Peak Summited2019 Camel's HumpType of HikeDay hikeTrailheadCamel's Hump Monroe TrailheadEncounteredWildflowers bloomingRoad ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehiclesBug StatusBugs were an annoyanceSnow ConditionsSnow freeTrail ConditionsTrail in good conditionA cloudy day, buggy for the first couple of miles on Monroe Trail. At the peak encountered strong winds, winter-like temperatures. A brief stop to admire the view while avoiding […]
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It's Windy at the Top

Peak Summited2019 Camel's HumpType of HikeDay hikeTrailheadLong Trail LoopEncounteredWildflowers bloomingRoad ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehiclesBug StatusBugs were not too badSnow ConditionsSnow freeTrail ConditionsTrail in good conditionWe hiked Camel's Hump the Saturday of Father's Day weekend with our daughter and her boyfriend.  The weather was warm and sunny for most of the hike – except it […]
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Vermont is a State I love…

Peak Summited2019 Mount MansfieldType of HikeDay hikeTrailheadUnderhillEncounteredWildflowers bloomingRoad ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehiclesBug StatusBugs were an annoyanceSnow ConditionsIntermittent snow - not hard to crossTrail ConditionsTrail in good conditionA beautiful Spring Vermont day, 80+ degrees. Trails in great shape despite recent rains. Clearly didn't bring enough water. Challenged ourselves by hiking through the scenic and statuesque […]
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Rock Garden Trail Oh My!

Peak Summited2019 Mount MansfieldType of HikeDay hikeTrailheadUnderhill State ParkRoad ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehiclesBug StatusBugs were terribleSnow ConditionsSnow freeTrail ConditionsTrail in good conditionIt was a beautiful day, sunny and warm when we set out to hike. Everything was going A-OK until we somehow ended up on a trail called the Rock Garden! Let’s just say, […]
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Scenic Franconia Ridge Trail

Peak Summited2019 Mount LincolnType of HikeDay hikeTrailheadLafayette Place TrailheadRoad ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehiclesBug StatusBugs were not too badSnow ConditionsSnow freeTrail ConditionsMinor obstacles posing few problemsHiked Mt. Lincoln, as well as Mt. Flume, Mt. Liberty, Mt. Little Haystack and Mt. Lafayette. Did 15ish mile loop on one of the most beautiful trails in New Hampshire, […]
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On the road again

Peak Summited2019 Mount GreylockType of HikeDay hikeTrailheadGould TrailEncounteredWildflowers bloomingHiking CompanionsHiked with a groupRoad ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehiclesBug StatusBugs were an annoyanceSnow ConditionsSnow freeTrail ConditionsTrail in good conditionThird weekend in a row on the road with Beau and Vegas trying to complete the challenge. Another beautiful day with temps in the mid 70s. Took Gould […]
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Two for one special in the Presidentials

Peak Summited2019 Mount WashingtonType of HikeDay hikeTrailheadAmmonoosuc TrailEncounteredWildflowers bloomingHiking CompanionsHiked with a groupRoad ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehiclesBug StatusBugs were not too badSnow ConditionsSnowfields to cross - could be difficultTrail ConditionsTrail in good conditionIt was a two for one special in the Presidential section of the White Mountains. What started out as a solo hike […]
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Camels Unite

Peak Summited2019 Camel's HumpType of HikeDay hikeTrailheadBurrow's TrailHiking CompanionsHiked with a dog, Hiked with a groupRoad ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehiclesBug StatusBugs were an annoyanceSnow ConditionsSnow freeTrail ConditionsTrail in good conditionWe hiked Camel's Hump on the very sunny Saturday of Father's Day Weekend. We arrived to the trail head around 10:00 AM, and the lot […]
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Mount Greylock

Peak Summited2019 Mount GreylockType of HikeDay hikeTrailheadBellows Pipe TrailEncounteredWildflowers bloomingRoad ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehiclesBug StatusBugs were not too badSnow ConditionsSnow freeTrail ConditionsMinor obstacles posing few problemsOverall the trail conditions were good though there was mud and streams running over the trail in some places. There were some waterfalls near the trails which were nice […]
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Mount Greylock

Peak Summited2019 Mount GreylockType of HikeDay hikeTrailheadBellows Pipe TrailEncounteredWildflowers bloomingRoad ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehiclesBug StatusBugs were not too badSnow ConditionsSnow freeTrail ConditionsMinor obstacles posing few problemsOverall the trail conditions were good though there was mud and streams running over the trail in some places. There were some waterfalls near the trails which were nice […]
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Smooth climb to Bear Mtn summit

Peak Summited2019 Bear MountainType of HikeDay hikeTrailheadBear Mountain TrailEncounteredWildflowers bloomingHiking CompanionsHiked with a groupRoad ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehiclesBug StatusBugs were not too badSnow ConditionsSnow freeTrail ConditionsTrail in good conditionnice smooth climb to the top.  Great trail, nice view from the top.  Weather was warm but not hot.  Perfect day for a hike!
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Bear Mountain

Peak Summited2019 Bear MountainType of HikeDay hikeTrailheadUndermountain TrailEncounteredWildflowers bloomingRoad ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehiclesBug StatusBugs were not too badSnow ConditionsSnow freeTrail ConditionsTrail in good conditionGreat hike!
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Painful descent for a warm-up!

Peak Summited2019 Mount GreylockType of HikeDay hikeTrailheadBellows Pipe and Thunderbolt TrailEncounteredWildflowers bloomingHiking CompanionsHiked with a groupRoad ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehiclesBug StatusBugs were an annoyanceSnow ConditionsSnow freeTrail ConditionsTrail in good conditionGreat hiking conditions, warm but not too hot.  Bugs were a pain when you stopped so we had to spray.  The weather was dry and […]
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Melville, Hawthorne and Thoreau were there

Peak Summited2019 Mount GreylockType of HikeDay hikeTrailheadGouldEncounteredWildflowers bloomingRoad ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehiclesBug StatusBugs were not too badSnow ConditionsSnow freeTrail ConditionsTrail in good conditionOkay, Melville, Hawthorne and Throeau weren't there that day, but at one point they were! Hike was great. It was in the 60's to start although the humidity started to increase and […]
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Chilly Summit

Peak Summited2019 Mount MansfieldType of HikeDay hikeTrailheadEagle Cut TrailEncounteredWildflowers bloomingHiking CompanionsHiked with a groupRoad ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehiclesBug StatusBugs were not too badSnow ConditionsSnow freeTrail ConditionsTrail in good conditionWe had a clear, sunny day, but a bit chilly! It was windy and about 45 degrees at the summit. Trails were a little wet in […]
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Grande Finale on Mansfield!

Peak Summited2019 Mount MansfieldType of HikeDay hikeTrailheadUnderhill State ParkRoad ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehiclesBug StatusBugs were not too badSnow ConditionsSnow freeTrail ConditionsTrail in good conditionFinishing the New England six pack with Mount Mansfield! Beautiful day for this last hike and 4th peak in a row after a total of 12500 feet of elevation gain and […]
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Thunderbolt or Bust

Peak Summited2019 Mount GreylockType of HikeDay hikeTrailhead100 Gould RoadEncounteredWildflowers bloomingRoad ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehiclesBug StatusBugs were an annoyanceSnow ConditionsSnow freeTrail ConditionsTrail in good conditionTwo weeks ago we hiked in 36 degree weather with snow on Bear Mountain, CT. Today, just two weeks later, 81 degrees and a refreshing breeze on the summit. We challenged […]
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Perhaps We should Have Taken a Left Back There

Peak Summited2019 Mount GreylockType of HikeDay hikeTrailheadGould and Thunderbolt LoopEncounteredWildflowers bloomingRoad ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehiclesBug StatusBugs were an annoyanceSnow ConditionsSnow freeTrail ConditionsTrail in good conditionMy husband and I started hiking relatively early in the day. Our first leg was up a steep ski trail and it was very hot, humid, and buggy! We got […]
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Don’t stop me now

Peak Summited2019 Camel's HumpType of HikeDay hikeTrailheadBurrow’sRoad ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehiclesBug StatusBugs were an annoyanceSnow ConditionsSnow freeTrail ConditionsTrail in good conditionWorking on a night shift..adding on Camel’s Hump after hiking the Franconia loop. It’s been a very long day, but beautiful views around sunset time!
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2 states 2 peaks 18 hours

Peak Summited2019 Mount LincolnType of HikeDay hikeTrailheadFranconiaRoad ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehiclesBug StatusNo bugsSnow ConditionsSnowfields to cross - could be difficultTrail ConditionsTrail in good conditionFavorite peak in the challenge this year
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2 of 2 for the day

Peak Summited2019 Camel's HumpType of HikeDay hikeTrailheadBurroughsRoad ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehiclesBug StatusBugs were an annoyanceSnow ConditionsSnowfields to cross - could be difficultTrail ConditionsTrail in good conditionBugs were terrible, Black flies the defenders of the Wilderness. lol Great cool down hike after Lincoln 😜
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Great day for 2 peaks

Peak Summited2019 Mount MansfieldType of HikeDay hikeTrailheadUnderhill State parkRoad ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehiclesBug StatusBugs were not too badSnow ConditionsSnow freeTrail ConditionsTrail in good conditionAfter a failed attempt in early March it felt good to conquer this beast again.
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Lovely Lincoln

Peak Summited2019 Mount LincolnType of HikeOvernightTrailheadOBPRoad ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehiclesBug StatusBugs were an annoyanceSnow ConditionsIntermittent snow - not hard to crossTrail ConditionsMinor obstacles posing few problemsThis was my favorite hike I’ve done all year. With that said most difficult. I decided to stay in Greenleaf Hut as I was dying to see a sunset […]
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Mount Greylock

Peak Summited2019 Mount GreylockType of HikeDay hikeTrailheadGould TrailheadEncounteredWildflowers bloomingHiking CompanionsHiked with children (12 & under)Road ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehiclesBug StatusBugs were an annoyanceSnow ConditionsSnow freeTrail ConditionsTrail in good conditionTypical New England mud season, but nothing you can’t walk through.  Bugs on Thunderbolt were beyond annoying, but when off this specific trail they were just […]
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Memorial Day Weekend Adventures – Mount Washington

Peak Summited2019 Mount WashingtonType of HikeDay hikeTrailheadAmmonoosuc RavineRoad ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehiclesBug StatusNo bugsSnow ConditionsSnowfields to cross - could be difficultTrail ConditionsTrail in good conditionBeautiful hike – snow fields on the way up and a little overcast at the summit! Users who liked this:
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Memorial Day Weekend Adventures

Peak Summited2019 Mount WashingtonType of HikeDay hikeTrailheadAmmonoosuc RavineRoad ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehiclesBug StatusNo bugsSnow ConditionsIntermittent snow - not hard to crossTrail ConditionsTrail in good conditionBeautiful day to hike up to the Mount Washington summit! Sunny on the way, a litte overcast at the top.
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Memorial Day Weekend Adventures continue

Peak Summited2019 Mount LincolnType of HikeDay hikeTrailheadFranconia Notch State ParkRoad ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehiclesBug StatusNo bugsSnow ConditionsIntermittent snow - not hard to crossTrail ConditionsTrail in good conditionThis is a long hike, but some of the best views in the area! One of my favorites. Snow areas on the falls trail and water crossings made […]
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Great start to a weekend

Peak Summited2019 Mount WashingtonType of HikeDay hikeTrailheadAmmonoosuc RavineRoad ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehiclesBug StatusNo bugsSnow ConditionsSnowfields to cross - could be difficultTrail ConditionsTrail in good conditionAlways a epic hike, it was easy to feel great as the weather was gorgeous
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Franconia Ridge Hike

Peak Summited2019 Mount LincolnType of HikeOvernightTrailheadLiberty Spring TrailHiking CompanionsHiked with a groupRoad ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehiclesBug StatusNo bugsSnow ConditionsTrail snow-covered at times - Gear and expertise recommendedTrail ConditionsMinor obstacles posing few problemsMay 25th, 2019 I got up to New Hampshire parked at Liberty Springs Trail Head to start my journey onto my second peak […]
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Buggy

Peak Summited2019 Bear MountainType of HikeDay hikeTrailheadUnder Mountain TrailEncounteredWildflowers bloomingHiking CompanionsHiked with a groupRoad ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehiclesBug StatusBugs were terribleSnow ConditionsSnow freeTrail ConditionsTrail in good condition1st really nice weekend for a hike, with weather in the low 70s. Trails were a little muddy in spots and very buggy! Found a few ticks as […]
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Bear of a time

Peak Summited2019 Bear MountainType of HikeDay hikeTrailheadUnder mountain trail headHiking CompanionsHiked with a groupRoad ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehiclesBug StatusBugs were not too badSnow ConditionsSnow freeTrail ConditionsTrail in good conditionAmazing hiking day!  Total mileage was 6.2 miles .  The weather was perfect !  Definitely a great way to celebrate a weekend without rain
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Totally Bear~able

Peak Summited2019 Bear MountainType of HikeDay hikeTrailheadUnder Mountain TrailEncounteredWildflowers bloomingHiking CompanionsHiked with a groupRoad ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehiclesBug StatusBugs were not too badSnow ConditionsSnow freeTrail ConditionsTrail in good conditionGreat day! Weather was perfect not to hot,  cool at the summit with the breeze.  Tiny bit muddy, nothing unbearable, my shoes stayed dry! Little over  […]
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Bear Mountain Mud & Fun

Peak Summited2019 Bear MountainType of HikeDay hikeTrailheadUndermountain TrailHiking CompanionsHiked with a groupRoad ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehiclesBug StatusBugs were not too badSnow ConditionsSnow freeTrail ConditionsTrail in good conditionHike was great, pretty warm day with a little humidity. Fairly mud during beginning of trail but dried out the higher we went. Lots of vert on the […]
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Bear means Brrrr

Peak Summited2019 Bear MountainType of HikeDay hikeTrailheadUndermountain trailheadRoad ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehiclesBug StatusNo bugsSnow ConditionsIntermittent snow - not hard to crossTrail ConditionsTrail in good conditionWe knew it was a forecast of rain and cool temperatures – when we left Vermont we were looking at 60-degree forecasts in our local area. As we started our […]
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Sometimes it Snows in May

Peak Summited2019 Bear MountainType of HikeDay hikeTrailheadUndermountain Trail to Paradise Lane Trail to Appalachian TrailRoad ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehiclesBug StatusNo bugsSnow ConditionsIntermittent snow - not hard to crossTrail ConditionsTrail in good conditionMy husband and I hiked Bear Mountain on Sunday, May 12. It was cold and raining steadily as we drove to the trail […]
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Bear

Peak Summited2019 Bear MountainType of HikeDay hikeTrailheadUndermountain TrailEncounteredWildflowers bloomingRoad ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehiclesBug StatusBugs were not too badSnow ConditionsSnow freeTrail ConditionsTrail in good conditionTrails we're in good condition. No rain today, yay.
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Hailing mary

Peak Summited2019 Mount GreylockType of HikeDay hikeTrailhead100 GouldHiking CompanionsHiked with a groupRoad ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehiclesBug StatusNo bugsSnow ConditionsSnowfields to cross - could be difficultTrail ConditionsMinor obstacles posing few problemsMuddy hail and snow
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April Hail

Peak Summited2019 Mount GreylockType of HikeDay hikeTrailheadCheshire Harbor TrailEncounteredWildflowers bloomingHiking CompanionsHiked with a groupRoad ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehiclesBug StatusNo bugsSnow ConditionsIntermittent snow - not hard to crossTrail ConditionsTrail in good conditionI  Called Mount Greylock State Reservation enrte. to the mountain at (413) 499-4262 (here is an alternate # [(413) 499-4263] to inquire about trail […]
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It felt like hiking in Narnia!

Peak Summited2019 Mount GreylockType of HikeDay hikeTrailheadGouldHiking CompanionsHiked with a dogRoad ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehiclesBug StatusNo bugsSnow ConditionsSnowfields to cross - could be difficultTrail ConditionsTrail in good conditionDefinitely an epic hike! It was snowing, wind was howling, and the views were incredible. The transition from hiking on leaves to snow was magical.
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Mount Greylock

Peak Summited2019 Mount GreylockType of HikeDay hikeTrailheadBellowsHiking CompanionsHiked with a groupRoad ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehiclesBug StatusNo bugsSnow ConditionsIntermittent snow - not hard to crossTrail ConditionsMinor obstacles posing few problemsIt was hailing snowing the entire hike.  The trail was extremely muddy and slippery.
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bear Mountain

Peak Summited2019 Bear MountainType of HikeDay hikeTrailheadAppalachian trailHiking CompanionsHiked with a groupRoad ConditionsRoad rough but passableBug StatusBugs were not too badSnow ConditionsSnow freeTrail ConditionsMinor obstacles posing few problemsIt was a nice hike, mudy do to all the rain they had before our hike. We enjoyed this small hike.
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Mud and rain didn’t stop us!

Peak Summited2019 Bear MountainType of HikeDay hikeTrailheadUndermountain TrailHiking CompanionsHiked with a dogRoad ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehiclesBug StatusNo bugsSnow ConditionsSnow freeTrail ConditionsTrail in good conditionIt had rained in the morning so the trail was wet and muddy, definitely glad to have had waterproof shoes! There was one section of the trail that was rocky and […]
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Black Bear

Peak Summited2019 Mount GreylockType of HikeDay hikeTrailheadGouldHiking CompanionsHiked with a groupRoad ConditionsSnow and ice on roadBug StatusNo bugsSnow ConditionsTrail snow-covered at times - Gear and expertise recommendedTrail ConditionsMinor obstacles posing few problemsThe trails were good until the last half mile to the summit.  They was ice making it slippery. Yak tracks were helpful to navigate […]
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Black Bear

Peak Summited2019 Mount GreylockType of HikeDay hikeTrailheadGouldHiking CompanionsHiked with a groupRoad ConditionsSnow and ice on roadBug StatusNo bugsSnow ConditionsTrail snow-covered at times - Gear and expertise recommendedTrail ConditionsMinor obstacles posing few problemsThe trails were good until the last half mile to the summit.  They was ice making it slippery. Yak tracks were helpful to navigate […]
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Mt Greylock- Snow, Ice, and Bear

Peak Summited2019 Mount GreylockType of HikeDay hikeTrailheadGould St.Road ConditionsSnow and ice on roadBug StatusNo bugsSnow ConditionsSnowfields to cross - could be difficultTrail ConditionsMinor obstacles posing few problemsI called in advance about the conditions. The Ranger let me know that snow and ice was still found on trails. We brought Yak Shoes and poles to help […]
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Snow in April

Peak Summited2019 Mount GreylockType of HikeDay hikeTrailheadHopper TrailEncounteredWildflowers bloomingHiking CompanionsHiked with a dogRoad ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehiclesBug StatusNo bugsSnow ConditionsSnowfields to cross - could be difficultTrail ConditionsMinor obstacles posing few problemsThe day called for rain, but we were determined to head up Mount Greylock. We opted for the slightly longer Hopper Trail up to […]
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Watch out for Bear!!

Peak Summited2019 Bear MountainType of HikeDay hikeTrailheadBear Mountain LoopHiking CompanionsHiked with a dogRoad ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehiclesBug StatusNo bugsSnow ConditionsSnow freeTrail ConditionsMinor obstacles posing few problemsSome ice  encountered on the back, steep side of the peak. Hiked with a loose dog for a bit until we found her owner.
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Bear mountain w/ my best girl

Peak Summited2019 Bear MountainType of HikeDay hikeTrailheadunder mountainRoad ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehiclesBug StatusNo bugsSnow ConditionsIntermittent snow - not hard to crossTrail ConditionsTrail in good conditionLate spring hike – temps in the high 40s.  Some snow still on the ground, but spikes not needed. Users who liked this:
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Bear Mountain

Peak Summited2019 Bear MountainType of HikeDay hikeTrailheadUnder mountain trialRoad ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehiclesBug StatusNo bugsSnow ConditionsIntermittent snow - not hard to crossTrail ConditionsMinor obstacles posing few problemsThis hike was amazing.  My mom and I hiked together and it took about three hours for 6.5(ish) miles.  There were parts where we had to climb up […]
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Waking the Bear

Peak Summited2019 Bear MountainType of HikeDay hikeTrailheadUndermountain RoadHiking CompanionsHiked with a dogRoad ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehiclesBug StatusNo bugsSnow ConditionsIntermittent snow - not hard to crossTrail ConditionsTrail in good conditionStarted our hiking challenge in our native CT on Bear Mountain. It was a beautiful, 65-degree day, sunny and dry. Foliage isn't out yet, so it […]
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1. Bear Mountain Summit 2019

Peak Summited2019 Bear MountainType of HikeOvernightTrailheadAppalachian TrailRoad ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehiclesBug StatusNo bugsSnow ConditionsIntermittent snow - not hard to crossTrail ConditionsTrail in good conditionApril 6th, 2019 I started my first peak of the Six Pack Of Peaks Challenge: New England! I hike from Salisbury, CT – CT 41 AT Overnight Parking up the Appalachian […]
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Bear Mountain

Peak Summited2019 Bear MountainType of HikeDay hikeTrailheadUndermountain TrailRoad ConditionsRoad rough but passableBug StatusNo bugsSnow ConditionsSnowfields to cross - could be difficultTrail ConditionsObstacles on trailStarted late, did well on Undermountain and Paradise Lane.  Relaxing.  Once on the AT on south side of mountain it was a glacier.  Took for a LONG time, some hand and knee […]
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Bear Mountain

Peak Summited2019 Bear MountainType of HikeDay hikeTrailheadUnder Mountain RoadHiking CompanionsHiked with a dog, Hiked with a groupRoad ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehiclesBug StatusNo bugsSnow ConditionsIntermittent snow - not hard to crossTrail ConditionsMinor obstacles posing few problemsStill has some ice and a lot of mud Users who liked this:
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Bearly Made It Down

Peak Summited2019 Bear MountainType of HikeDay hikeTrailheadUndermountainRoad ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehiclesBug StatusNo bugsSnow ConditionsSnowfields to cross - could be difficultTrail ConditionsTrail in good conditionWent up Under Mountain Trail and down Paradise Lane Trail.  Up was relatively easy and the trail was mostly clear.  Down Paradise Trail was icy and snow covered.  The first mile […]
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Bear Mountain

Peak Summited2019 Bear MountainType of HikeDay hikeTrailheadUnder mountain trailRoad ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehiclesBug StatusNo bugsSnow ConditionsIntermittent snow - not hard to crossTrail ConditionsTrail in good conditionThe weather was perfect. The trails were muddy in areas. Paradise Lane trail was very icy climbing to the summit. I was able to hike it with yaktrax but […]
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Doing hiking! Haha

Peak Summited2019 Mount GreylockType of HikeDay hikeTrailheadGould/thunderbolt loopHiking CompanionsHiked with a groupRoad ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehiclesBug StatusNo bugsSnow ConditionsTrail snow-covered at times - Gear and expertise recommendedTrail ConditionsMinor obstacles posing few problemsGreat New England spring day! Hikes with a group of 4. Encountered a ton of snow. members of our group had micro spikes […]
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Snow Angels

Peak Summited2019 Bear MountainType of HikeDay hikeTrailheadUnder mountain road, the loop counter clockwiseHiking CompanionsHiked with a dog, Hiked with a groupRoad ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehiclesBug StatusNo bugsSnow ConditionsTrail snow-covered at times - Gear and expertise recommendedTrail ConditionsTrail in good conditionGreat hike! About 5 in of snow form start at 10am. Some ice and about […]
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March Greylock Summit

Peak Summited2019 Mount GreylockType of HikeDay hikeTrailheadGouldHiking CompanionsHiked with a groupRoad ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehiclesBug StatusNo bugsSnow ConditionsTrail snow-covered at times - Gear and expertise recommendedTrail ConditionsMinor obstacles posing few problemsGreat trail ! Very windy at the top which looked to have blown all the snow off as the peak was snow free. We […]
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Greylock – this time a winter hike!

Peak Summited2019 Mount GreylockType of HikeDay hikeTrailheadBellows pipe trailRoad ConditionsSnow and ice on roadBug StatusNo bugsSnow ConditionsTrail snow-covered at times - Gear and expertise recommendedTrail ConditionsTrail in good conditionFun hike up to Greylock summit in winter conditions! Deep snow and ice at the top, but the sun cane out for a few minutes. Users who […]
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Winter time trails

Peak Summited2019 Mount GreylockType of HikeDay hikeTrailheadBellows pipe / Old Summit roadRoad ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehiclesBug StatusNo bugsSnow ConditionsTrail snow-covered at times - Gear and expertise recommendedTrail ConditionsTrail in good conditionWinter conditions, but nice hike up Bellows trail and enjoyed watching the skiers. I think the barn by the trail head burned down the […]
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Frosty snowman on Bear Mountain

Peak Summited2019 Bear MountainType of HikeDay hikeTrailheadUnder Mountain RoadRoad ConditionsSnow and ice on roadBug StatusNo bugsSnow ConditionsTrail snow-covered at times - Gear and expertise recommendedTrail ConditionsTrail in good conditionFrosty hike up to Bear Mountain summit, the new peak in the challenge. The snowman enjoyed the view with us! Users who liked this:
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Bear Mountain with a Snowman

Peak Summited2019 Bear MountainType of HikeDay hikeTrailheadSalisburyRoad ConditionsRoad rough but passableBug StatusNo bugsSnow ConditionsTrail snow-covered at times - Gear and expertise recommendedTrail ConditionsMinor obstacles posing few problemsNice area to visit, I loved the hike it was a nice hike for a sunny winter weekend.
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Bluebird Day on Greylock

Peak Summited2019 Mount GreylockType of HikeDay hikeTrailheadGould TrailHiking CompanionsHiked with a groupRoad ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehiclesBug StatusNo bugsSnow ConditionsTrail snow-covered at times - Gear and expertise recommendedTrail ConditionsMinor obstacles posing few problemsTop 10 day to be hiking on the mountain. Deep blue skies and powdery white snow greeting our group for this energizing hike […]
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Greylock

Peak Summited2019 Mount GreylockType of HikeDay hikeTrailheadThunderbolt trailRoad ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehiclesBug StatusNo bugsSnow ConditionsTrail snow-covered at times - Gear and expertise recommendedTrail ConditionsObstacles on trailStarted the trail at 10:30, at the junction of the bellows pipe / thunderbolt road trails. There was about 6-12 inches of snow on the trail, definitely a snow […]
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Slaying Bear Mountain

Peak Summited2019 Bear MountainType of HikeDay hikeTrailheadUndermountain trailRoad ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehiclesBug StatusNo bugsSnow ConditionsTrail snow-covered at times - Gear and expertise recommendedTrail ConditionsMinor obstacles posing few problemsStarted the day early driving out to the trailhead at sunrise, was parked and on the trail by 7am. Clear day, about 25 degrees. Trail was fairly […]
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Bear Mountain, Connecticut – Winter 2019

Peak Summited2019 Bear MountainType of HikeDay hikeTrailheadUndermountain TrailRoad ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehiclesBug StatusNo bugsSnow ConditionsIntermittent snow - not hard to crossTrail ConditionsTrail in good conditionKnocked off two 2019 hiking goals today. Last Fall I set a goal to hike Bear Mountain, the highest peak in Connecticut, in the Winter. I had previously hiked it […]
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Winter Greylock

Peak Summited2019 Mount GreylockType of HikeDay hikeTrailheadBellows PipeRoad ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehiclesBug StatusNo bugsSnow ConditionsTrail snow-covered at times - Gear and expertise recommendedTrail ConditionsMinor obstacles posing few problemsAdditional Informationhttps://www.instagram.com/p/BtrktKZBcSM/?utm_source=ig_share_sheet&igshid=123g2bi910s67Ice and snow covered all the way to the summit. Microspikes highly recommended. Hiking poles would help as well, especially for the descent . Users who […]
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Solo Icy Bear

Peak Summited2019 Bear MountainType of HikeDay hikeTrailheadUndermountainRoad ConditionsSnow and ice on roadBug StatusNo bugsSnow ConditionsTrail snow-covered at times - Gear and expertise recommendedTrail ConditionsTrail difficult/impossible to navigateI hiked this trail a few days after the polar vortex. There was a lot of snow and ice on the trail. Parking lot was not plowed but I […]
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Finally Finished!!!

Peak SummitedMount WashingtonTrailheadAmmonoosuc Ravine TrailGroupMy husband JeffMt Washington was the last hike of the Challenge and even though it was the month of October the weather was pretty good. When we started out it was 60 and humid with overcast conditions. The over all hike was in cloud cover but we were in shorts and […]
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Washington finishes the challenge

Peak SummitedMount WashingtonTrailheadAmmonoosuc Ravine TrailI had been watching the weather the past few weeks hoping to get a good day, but of all the mountains in the challenge Washington is unpredictable. This time of year isn't getting any warmer either. Today was humid and low 60's when I hit the trail head at 7am. When […]
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Last and Greatest

Peak SummitedMount WashingtonTrailheadAmmoWow. We picked a perfect day for this one. It was a bit chilly, but the trails were vacant. We were all prepped for the winter-like weather (minus the dog, but a coat for him is en route after that). The top is a bit so-so. The views are amazing, but it is […]
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VT Part 2: Camel's Hump

Peak SummitedCamel's HumpTrailheadMonroeI love this hike. It was not crowded at all until we got to the top. The trail we took had a solid ascent rate, but was stunning. It was very isolated. We managed to come across the plane wreckage on our way up. It was a little concerning at first as we […]
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VT Part 1: Chased and Missed the Views

Peak SummitedMount MansfieldTrailheadSunset RidgeWeather was gorgeous the whole way up. I believe there's a shooting range nearby, so we heard quite a bit of noise on our ascent. The terrain was a bit different than what we were thinking, but very open once you got out of the trees. Pictures is the minute of views […]
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Peak number six Camel’s Hump

Peak SummitedCamel's HumpTrailheadMonroe to Deans to Longtrail to MonroeGroupJudi GabareePerfect day to finish my six-pack of Peaks New England Challenge.
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Mt Lincoln

Peak SummitedMount LincolnTrailheadFalling Waters TrailI'm glad I read some of the previous post on Lincoln. It was a great mountain to hike, I think the best one so far! The weather was perfect, about 60 degrees and sun when we started up the Falling Waters Trail. As always I hiked with my best friend and […]
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Following the Falling Waters to Lincoln

Peak SummitedMount LincolnTrailheadFalling WatersThis trailhead truly lives up to it’s name, the Waterfalls are breathtaking! We were able to hit 3 peaks in one hike….Little Haystack, Mt Lincoln and Mt Lafayette. The trail was quite enjoyable with some switchbacks and plenty of uphill especially near the summit of Little Haystack. We encountered a trail maintainer […]
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Sharp

Peak SummitedMount KatahdinTrailheadRoaring BrookGroupsonHeaven Trails were great!! Shorts and T-shirt weather I am still amazed looking back a day later so many memories were made…. I wish i was a writer ….. it was a truly amazing day i'm glad i got to spend it with my son. If the person that came up with […]
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Katahadin the hard way

Peak SummitedMount KatahdinTrailheadCathedral to Knife Edge to Helon TaylorGroupSoloThe most incredible hike I have done anywhere in the world. More challenging the Whitney! Views 360 degrees pure awesomeness.
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Tuckerman’s Revine Mount Washington

Peak SummitedMount WashingtonTrailheadTuckerman’s RevineGroupSoloPerfect day for an awesome hike up Mount Washington. Users who liked this:
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Mount Greylock

Peak SummitedMount GreylockTrailheadBellows Pipe and Thunderbolt TrailGroupNoI wanted to take advantage of the cooler temps and the fact that it wasn't raining (since it's supposed to do that for the next week or so), so I made an impromptu drive out to Adams to tackle Greylock. Things got off to a bit of a frustrating […]
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Go hard or go home

Peak SummitedMount LincolnTrailheadLincoln WoodsFor my 4th peak on challenge list, I picked Mt. Lincoln. Although this mountain can be accessed from a lot of trails, I decided to bag it as part of the famous Pemi Loop. Pemi Loop is a 31.5 miles long loop trail on the White Mountains. This is not actually a […]
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The Big Pile of Rock

Peak SummitedMount WashingtonTrailheadCrawford PathGrouphiked with CinspoonWhat an epic trip to close out the six pack of peaks challenge by climbing from Crawford Notch to the summit of Mt Washington via the oldest trail in our nation The Crawford Path. The trip included 5 peaks (southern presidential range) and 16 miles of beautiful trails. My home […]
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NH Highest

Peak SummitedMount WashingtonTrailheadAmmonoosuc Ravine Trail/ JewelGroupRalphPWhat a gorgeous trail. First mile or so was really easy. I thought to myself I’m hiking the highest mountain when am I going to gain elevation? Then there it was around the bend you see the trail go up and it was steady along a waterfall up until you […]
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New England Six Pack complete

Peak SummitedMount KatahdinTrailheadAbolPhenomenal hike. We couldn't acquire a parking pass for Roaring Brook but managed to get one at the Abol lot. We hiked the Abol Trail up and back. Very steep with some serious bouldering in the middle section. Weather and visibility were perfect! Users who liked this:
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Finito!

Peak SummitedMount KatahdinTrailheadAbolFantastic hike, challenging but with views well worth every effort. Users who liked this:
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One hike three peaks

Peak SummitedMount LincolnTrailheadFranconia Ridge LoopGroupSoloAmazing hike peak number three for the New England Challenge.
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Highest Peak in Vermont!

Peak SummitedMount MansfieldTrailheadSunset Ridge TrailThis was a very enjoyable hike that started out slow foot path climb under tree cover and progressed up and above the tree line to spectacular views. Towards the summit the trail was a bit more of a challenge but well worth the reward in the end as the summit provided […]
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Magnificent Mansfield

Peak SummitedMount MansfieldTrailheadSunset Ridge TrailIt took just under three hours to get up to the peak of Mansfield. The weather was hazy and humid all the way up, which was good because shortly after reaching the top the sun came out and it hot! My wife and I hiked up together as we always do, […]
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Mount Mansfield on a Cloudy Humid Day

Peak SummitedMount MansfieldTrailheadLoop trail Maple Ridge to Longtrail to Sunset RidgeGroupSoloVery humid hike overcast at summit but a really good hike scrambling required.
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Greylock the Hard Way

Peak SummitedMount GreylockTrailheadGouldGroupSoloGreat hike up the very challenging Thunder Bolt trail. Very hot and humid. I was completely soaked in sweat. Users who liked this:
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Mount Washington

Peak SummitedMount WashingtonTrailheadAmmonoosuc Ravine TrailEverything about this hike was great – awesome trail conditions, great weather, and stunning views! While it was overcast most of the hike and the summit was covered in clouds, the winds were really minimal for the most part, and it didn't rain and wasn't too chilly. It was pretty cool […]
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Mount Washington

Peak SummitedMount WashingtonTrailheadAmmonoosuc Ravine TrailGroupNoEverything about this hike was great – awesome trail conditions, great weather, and stunning views! While it was overcast most of the hike and the summit was covered in clouds, the winds were really minimal for the most part, and it didn't rain and wasn't too chilly. It was pretty cool […]
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THUNDER STRUCK!

Peak SummitedMount KatahdinTrailheadChimney Pond> Hamlin Ridge> NW Basin Trail> SaddleCHALLENGE COMPLETED! Mount Katahdin was definitely a challenge! My mom and I drove up yesterday and camped overnight at a local campground. We got up really early in the morning because we know today would be a long day, but also we knew there was a […]
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Thunder bolts and lightening, very, very frightening!

Peak SummitedMount KatahdinTrailheadChimney PondThe day started sunny and very warm:which is unusual for this time of year. We decided to hike Chimney Pond to Hamlin Ridge to enjoy the views while the weather was nice as there were thunderstorms predicted for the afternoon. Hamlin Pond was a challenging hike but it was worth the views. […]
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Up and onto the hump!

Peak SummitedCamel's HumpTrailheadBurrows TrailCamel's Hump wasn't too bad, however any hike after my Kahtadin hike is like a cake walk 🙂 The day's weather was HOT AND HUMID!!! We drove 3 hours to get to the trailhead and proceeded to hike in 90 degree weather. The trail is in the woods for 95% of the […]
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Humpy

Peak SummitedCamel's HumpTrailheadBurrows TrailIt was a muggy humid day in the high 70's when we started up the trail. The trail was wet from previous rain and a lot of exposed tree roots awaited us, every step one had to pay attention. Burrows trail goes 2.1 miles before it hooks into the Long Trail for […]
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3 Peaks, 1Passion

Peak SummitedMount LincolnTrailheadFalling WatersGroupSoloTrails were full there was a guy sitting counting ppl coming off the mountin on the Bridle Path side when i reached him i was close to 500th one and this was alittle before 4 pm.. this was the 5th one for me and by far the most enjoyable ….its just a […]
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Nice Hike

Peak SummitedMount GreylockTrailheadJones Nose TrailThis was a very enjoyable hike, the weather was perfect and the trail was great! We headed up the Jones Nose Trail which began with a path through a beautiful open field with wild flowers, great way to start and finish a hike. The trail connected with the AT trail near […]
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Gracious Greylock

Peak SummitedMount GreylockTrailheadJones Nose TrailGreylock is the highest peak in my home state of Massachusetts. The weather was beautiful, sun, dry about 75* for the hike. After hiking Katahdin the previous week this was a breeze. On top is the War Memorial Tower and Bascom Lodge. Great place to get refreshed. My wife and I […]
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Highest Peak in the Northeast

Peak SummitedMount WashingtonTrailheadTuckermanThis is the first time I hiked Mt Washington when visibility was perfect in every direction. Stunning. Users who liked this:
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A Man‘s Journey to Another Man‘s Face

Peak SummitedMount MansfieldTrailheadOne man‘s journey to another man‘s faceGroupSteffPerfect Sunday afternoon hike with a beautiful sunset!
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Wrong Turn

Peak SummitedMount GreylockTrailheadBellows southGroupsoloi'm not one for words but normally its the views that make the trip worth it… this time for me it was the memorial and this one girl / lady …. i was to stupid to get her name maybe we'll meet again one day lol …. oh trails were wet and […]
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Views from the “peak” of New England

Peak SummitedMount WashingtonTrailheadTuckermanHard hike up (albeit was feeling unwell) but incredible, and from my understanding very rare clear day at the summit. Worth every hard step taken. Users who liked this:
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The best for last! Finish of the New England Six Pack on Mount Mansfield!

Peak SummitedMount MansfieldTrailheadUnderhill State ParkGroupJeffAwesome Hike! We both finished the New England Six Pack with a stunning sunset on Mount Mansfield!! Users who liked this:
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Oh What A Hike!!

Peak SummitedMount KatahdinTrailheadHelon TaylorGroupNo just some friendsThis was the toughest hike that I have ever done. The weather was perfect and the trail was long and steep! We chose to go up the Helon Taylor trail, across the Knife Edge and onto Baxter Peak. Our descent was down the Saddle Trail to Chimney Pond Campground […]
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Katahdin Glory

Peak SummitedMount KatahdinTrailheadHelon TaylorStarted at 6:15am up the Helon Taylor trail to the legendary Knife Edge. The Edge was the toughest and scariest section of trail that I ever did. Had I know just how bad it was I would have hike another route to get o the top. The weather was clear and cool […]
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Cloudy with a Chance of Thunder

Peak SummitedMount WashingtonTrailheadAmmonoosuc Ravine Trail> Dean Trail>Gulf Side> JewelAn early start gave us some wonderful views as we made the hike up to the summit. Knowing that there was a chance for thunderstorms later we figured the sooner we got up there the better. This time my mother and I brought along my youngest sister, […]
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Daughters and dogs

Peak SummitedMount WashingtonTrailheadAmmonoosuc Ravine TrailIt is rare to have a clear day on Mount Washington in August and this hike was no different. The day started off promising, and we had a great view of the summit as we drove to the trailhead. This trip included my usual hiking partner, Hannah and one of my […]
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One of Six

Peak SummitedMount GreylockTrailheadCheshire HarborSuper grey day but perfect. Users who liked this:
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Halfway

Peak SummitedMount MansfieldTrailheadunderhill state park ... loopGroupsoloRain was in the forecast but it held off … trails were great loved the rock wall and walking out in the open ….it was yet another in the clouds summit for myself …that just give me a reason to come back again another day… although i'm about the […]
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Mount Lincoln

Peak SummitedMount LincolnTrailheadOld BridleGroupN/AThis was my first peak for the challenge, and my highest elevation to date! It was a beautiful day, great cool weather and sunshine for about half of it. Thankfully even when the clouds rolled in the rain held off until the drive home. I went up Old Bridle, summited Mt Lafayette, […]
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Beast of the North

Peak SummitedMount KatahdinTrailheadAbolWow this mountain was a beast. Just rolling up to the gate had me a little nervous. We traversed from Abol across Knife's Edge down Helon Taylor. Overall it took us about 12 hours. Knife's Edge was terrifying, but I'm glad to have accomplished it. Definitely will attempt this mountain again, it was […]
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Second Favorite of the Challenge!

Peak SummitedMount LincolnTrailheadFranconi NotchGroupStephMy first hike in the Whites! Users who liked this:
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Walk the (Ridge) Line

Peak SummitedMount LincolnTrailheadFranconia Ridge Trail (counterclockwise Falling Waters, Greenleaf, to Old Bridle Path)This was one of my favorite hikes. Definitely on my list to do again. We had beautiful weather. Trail was a bit slick from the rain in some places, but not too bad. We hiked up the Falls trail. Definitely suggest doing that […]
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Clever LOL

Peak SummitedMount WashingtonTrailheadTuckerman RavineGroupsonwell right off the bat detour ….it was a very muddy start …. the hike overall was not as bad as i thought it would be now mind you my legs didn't like me the last 45 min of the return trip or even for few days after but glad i can […]
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Mt Lincoln

Peak SummitedMount LincolnTrailheadOld Bridle Path to Greenleaf to Franconia Ridge to Falling WatersAmazing- hit three peaks along this route: Lafayette, Little Haystack and Lincoln. Totally worth it. Very challenging especially the route I chose. Quite a few people on the trail for a Tuesday- but still amazing just the same. 360’ views after the treeline […]
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1 of Many

Peak SummitedCamel's HumpTrailheadMonroeGroupSoloTrail was great, but who am I to say? i'm really new to this. Only hiked Mount Ascutney the top. Was in and out of the clouds and a bit chilly, LOL. I can't say how I felt other than …Alive !!!
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Team no sleep hike

Peak SummitedMount KatahdinTrailheadHunt trail via Knife’s Edge and down SaddleGroupJeff CAwesomeness!! Users who liked this:
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Franconia Ridge Traverse

Peak SummitedMount LincolnTrailheadFalling WatersHamds down one of the most beautiful hike routes in the country and my personal favorite of all the New England Six Pack of Peaks.
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The Crown Jewel of Maine

Peak SummitedMount KatahdinTrailheadHunt TrailGrouphiked with CinspoonMt Katahdin… the toughest mountain I have ever attempted to conquer or should I says Katahdin conquered me. Ten plus miles of raw awesomeness, beauty and frightening climbs. We decided to trek up and down the Hunt trail (Appalachian Trail) which we had to register weeks in advance to hike […]
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Fav of the six

Peak SummitedMount LincolnTrailheadFalling WatersAbsolutely incredible hike. The waterfalls on the trail up were gorgeous and the views along the ridge stunning. Definitely one of my year's highlight hikes. Users who liked this:
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Best Views in Massachusetts

Peak SummitedMount GreylockTrailheadGould TrailDid the Gould Trail up and back. It was supposed to be a 6.6 mi loop round trip, but was around 7.0 with extra walking around at the summit. The trail was a bit untraveled and overgrown in a short section of the middle, but wasn't too bothersome. It was a nice […]
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Wow

Peak SummitedMount KatahdinTrailheadHuntGroupRalphPWhat a gorgeous day for a hike. With the winds being very low there was barely a breeze which made for a hot day. We took the Hunt trail which started off nice and easy with a gorgeous waterfall. The trail does end up getting pretty steep around mile 3 where we ended […]
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Afternoon Delight

Peak SummitedMount GreylockTrailheadThunderboltIncredible hike! Perfect weather, beautiful views, fabulous company, and an overnight stay in historic Bascom Lodge at the summit. Be aware that the Thunderbolt route is steep near the summit and hikers should proceed cautiously if the trail is wet. Users who liked this:
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Ensconced in the only boreal forest in MA

Peak SummitedMount GreylockTrailheadThunderboltStunning! Sunshine and amazing views in all directions.
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Mt Greylock

Peak SummitedMount GreylockTrailheadBellows SouthHot and steep – but definitely manageable with plenty of plateaus. STUNNING at the peak, got to head inside and to the top of the war memorial, which was breathtaking and inspiring and humbling Users who liked this:
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Hop on the Camel's Hump

Peak SummitedCamel's HumpTrailheadBurrows TrailCamel’s Hump is the third highest mountain in Vermont. There are a few trails that can take you to the summit. I decided to make a loop hike so I took following trails Burrows Trail and Long Trail South to the summit, Long Trail South, Forest City Trail and Connector Trail to […]
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Double Header Day 2: Over the Hump

Peak SummitedCamel's HumpTrailheadMonroe trail> Dean's Trail> Long TrailOfficially over the halfway point! Camels Hump is certainly not a mountain to miss! This mountain has some amazing views and lovely scenic trails. The thing that the mountain is best known for is the plane crash that happened back in 1944. Some parts of the plane can […]
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Vermont Sunshine

Peak SummitedMount MansfieldTrailheadUnderhill State Park-Eagle's CutWe finally got a bluebird day to go hiking. This was day one of a two day trip to Vermont. My daughter, Hannah and her dog Bella and I set off at 9:30 am to hike up Maple Ridge Trail to the Long Tril to summit Mt. Mansfield. After correcting […]
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Double Header: Mount Mansfield

Peak SummitedMount MansfieldTrailheadMaple Ridge Trail> Long Trail> Sunset Ridge TrailMy mom, Bella and I stayed up in Vermont for 3 days so we could do Mount Mansfield and Camels hump. After a long day of driving and a stormy night we had absolutely the the best hiking weather anyone could ask for. We finally broke […]
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A Crash and a Crash

Peak SummitedCamel's HumpTrailheadMonroe TrailThis was actually day two. I mixed up my dates. Another beautiful, blue sky day with temps in the 70's and time to summitpeak for. The first part of our day was pretty easy hiking and we were lulled as we hike MonroeTrail to Dean Trail. It was quiet and very pretty. […]
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Rocky Way to the Top of Vermont

Peak SummitedMount MansfieldTrailheadCCC RoadMt Mansfield is the highest mountain in Vermont. I started my hike at Underhill State Park. Took CCC road (2.2 miles) and then Maple Ridge Trail (1.5 miles to the Forehead, one of Mt Mansfield’s summits). Maple Ridge Trail is very steep, there are few spots on the trail that requires a […]
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Spectacular Camels Hump

Peak SummitedCamel's HumpTrailheadMonroe TrailGroupRalphPSaturday was a much better day weather wise which is why we chose to hike Camels Hump on Saturday instead of Friday. (We only had this weekend to do both hikes) we could not have had a more perfect day. It was a nice trail that was straight to the point and […]
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The View

Peak SummitedCamel's HumpTrailheadMonroeGrouphiked with CinspoonCamel’s Hump, known for its views and well, it didn’t disappoint. It was a beautiful clear day when we trekked this beauty, a day where you want nothing but to be out adventuring. And there’s no better day to trek a mountain where you could see from New York to New […]
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A tip of a hat

Peak SummitedMount MansfieldTrailheadLong TrailGrouphiked with CinspoonWow, what can I not say about this mountain. We started our trek in what we perceived will be wet conditions throughout the hike. So we put on our rain gear and headed out. The Long trail starts out as a “boardwalk” through Beaver pond, newly built to allow all […]
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Whipping Winds of Mansfield

Peak SummitedMount MansfieldTrailheadLong Trail/ HaseltonGroupRalphPThe day started off with a thunderstorm and we were expecting rain again for the morning so we were not expecting much on this hike. All I can say is wow, what a pleasant surprise indeed. Started the trek on the Long Trail and we could see the mountain from the […]
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Adventure in the Clouds

Peak SummitedMount LincolnTrailheadFalling Waters, Old Bridle PathGroupRalphPThe humidity was no joke but we were prepared with extra water as we knew we would need it for this hike. We started up the falling waters trail where there is a gorgeous waterfall that is a must see. We also stopped at the Sliding Rock which was […]
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Franconia Ridge

Peak SummitedMount LincolnTrailheadFalling watersGrouphiked with CinspoonThe Franconia Ridge… one of New Hampshire’s most beautiful sights to set one’s eyes upon. From Mt Lincoln to Mt Lafayette you find yourself in awe of their splendor. The day we chose to trek, was not a day we should of chosen; the temperatures soared to mid-90’s (that’s not […]
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But first, lets tackle the highest one!

Peak SummitedMount WashingtonTrailheadAmmonoosuc ravine trailFor my first summit on the challenge, I decided to hike Mt. Washington. This is the highest peak in New England and it's known for its dangerous weather. The highest wind speed recorded by men was recorded on the top of Mt. Washington and it was 231 mph. On January 6 […]
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Camel’s Hump

Peak SummitedSelect a peakTrailheadMunroeAwesome hike. Good challenge for first hike of the season! Users who liked this:
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Team no sleep on the Knife’s Edge

Peak SummitedMount KatahdinTrailheadHelon TaylorGroupJeff CCrossed another bucket list hike off my list – Mt. Katahdin (aka Baxter peak), highest peak in Maine. To make it epic, I hiked up via the Knife’s Edge, very steep and strenuous, stunning views and nothing for people with fear of heights- down the Saddle trail which is also very […]
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Walking on the knife‘s edge

Peak SummitedMount KatahdinTrailheadRoaring brock campgroundGroupSteffDid the Hunt Trail/AT two years ago and have been looking forward to this ever since. Users who liked this:
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A Beacon for Peace

Peak SummitedMount GreylockTrailheadThunderboltGrouphiked with CinspoonWe were expecting to have thunderstorms late morning as we started our journey up the ski trails of Mt Greylock. Knowing the expected conditions of our trek we opted to have our rain gear ready at moment’s notice but luckily that forecast did not come to fruition. As we trekked up […]
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The maze of Mount Greylock

Peak SummitedMount GreylockTrailheadBellows Pipe/ ThunderboltGroupRalphPWith the weather forecast showing rain and thunderstorms in the afternoon we had our rain gear and started on the Bellows Pipe trail then over to Thunderbolt. With this being a ski mountain and not all the ski trails showing on our map we got a little confused on which way […]
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Green paradise Vermont!

Peak SummitedCamel's HumpTrailheadBurrow’s trailGroupJeff C06/22/2018 – New England Six-Pack of Peaks Challenge #hike 4/6 (Camel’s Hump)! It’s a hike and another sunset!! Users who liked this:
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Hump day!

Peak SummitedCamel's HumpTrailheadBurrowsGroupStephLoved the scramble and the descent was easy on the feet.
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Hiking with Bella

Peak SummitedMount GreylockTrailheadAppalachian Trail at Mt. WilliamsHike 2 of 6 was a fun day trip with my hiking buddy, Hannah and her dog Bella. We met some great college kids on the hike who were doing a last practice hike before heading out with various groups of high school kids. They were super friendly and […]
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The Wizarding World of Mount Greylock

Peak SummitedMount GreylockTrailheadAppalachian TrailThis hike was an important one for me for a few reasons: One being that back at the end of April, some friends of mine and I tried to summit with our dogs but were unable to because of the amount of snow at the top. We mad it about a 3rd […]
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Third day of the challenge – third peak!

Peak SummitedMount WashingtonTrailheadPinkham NotchGroupSteff3rd peak in 3 days – hiked Greylock and Lincoln the days before. Gotta come back to enjoy it more! Users who liked this:
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A lovely day to hike Mount Grey-lock

Peak SummitedMount GreylockTrailheadCampground TrailGroupBri & KatieIt was a beautiful day for a hike, a little muggy but an amazing way to spend my day. Having just decided to take the hike the day before i was somewhat unprepared and didnt know what to expect. This was the first mountain/ first organized hike I have ever […]
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Conquered Mt. Washi!!

Peak SummitedMount WashingtonTrailheadTupperman RavineGroupJeff C06/10/2018 – So proud that I finalized this hike up to Mount Washington last weekend! It’s the highest peak in New Hampshire which is known for its quickly changing weather conditions. Picked a perfect day for this ~9 mile hike. This hike by itself is a challenge, but I did it […]
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Dancing on the ridge

Peak SummitedMount LincolnTrailheadFranconia MotchGroupJeff CDancing on the ridge ??‍♀️ 06/09/2018 hike in the Whites – Franconia ridge traverse with 3 peaks: Little Haystack, Lincoln and Lafayette. A total of 9.4 miles and 3,875 ft vertical elevation gain. Very windy on the ridge, long and very strenuous hike, but endless views. New England Six-Pack of Peaks […]
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Nightwalk to sunset

Peak SummitedMount GreylockTrailheadRoaring BrookGroupJeff C06/08/2018 Just made it up the mountain in time for the amazing sunset ? New England Six-Pack of Peaks Challenge #hike 1/6 (Mt. Greylock) #hikingadventures #newenglandsixpackofpeaks #massachussetts #mountgreylock #mountgreylocksummit #happiness #newengland #wanderlust #hiking #girlswhohike #womenwhoexplore #adventuretime
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Thunderbolt in the dark!

Peak SummitedMount GreylockTrailheadToaring brookGroupStephLoved the hike and the sunset! Just made it in time.
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Up in the Clouds

Peak SummitedMount LincolnTrailheadLincoln Woods Trail HeadWhat was supposed to be a nice day (well as nice of a day as one can expect in the Whites in spring), turned into a cold and rainy day. My mom and I could hardly see a thing and was hard to tell exactly where we were. But through […]
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Wounded Knee

Peak SummitedMount LincolnTrailheadLincoln Woods Visitor's CenterMt.. Lincoln was day 2 of a 3 day hike. The weather was grey and gloomy pretty much from the start: with a smattering of rain for added enjoyment. There were a few breaks in the clouds that afforded us some spectacular views, and 3 days of backpacking beats work […]
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Two down, four to go!

Peak SummitedCamel's HumpTrailheadLong Trail LoopNo rain but periodic cloud cover throughout the day. The trail is incredibly well maintained. Extremely high winds at the summit with gusts exceeding 50mph but . Visibility was somewhat limited but still allowed for incredible views of Lake Champain, Canada, and nearby Mt Mansfield. One of the most beautiful and […]
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A camel adventure in VT

Peak SummitedCamel's HumpTrailheadLong Trail LoopFantastic trail, high, gusty winds at the summit but amazingly rewarding views!
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And so it begins!

Peak SummitedMount MansfieldTrailheadMt Mansfield Loop TrailGreat hike! Heavy rain and overcast skies on the way up but the weather improved once we reached the summit and the hike down was much more enjoyable. There are some sections of the trail that require hikers to scramble over large granite slabs which can become slippery in the […]
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Start of the six pack

Peak SummitedMount MansfieldTrailheadMt. Mansfield Loop TrailRainy, foggy return to Northeastern hiking but absolutely amazing.
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