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Conquered Chocorua

Yesterday was a beautiful fall day to venture out in the woods. We started at 730 and very few people on the trail. Began by…

Mt. Chocorua!

Having done this hike a couple years ago, I decided to wait until the fall do repeat this hike foe the SH challenge, and boy…

Chocorua

Hike was great until the summit cone. That was scary as hell.

Mount Chocorua

Started up the Chapney Brooks trailhead. First two miles were fairly easy. Towards the top the rocks were more slick with water. Once above the…

The Phenomenal Chocorua!!

I started with Hammond trailhead @ 6:30am with final Summit approach with West Side Trail – Out and Back. It took me exact 6 hours…

Mt. Chocorua

Saturday was an amazing day to hike.  There were absolutely no bugs, perfect temps and not too many hikers on trail.  I couldn’t have asked…

Finished the Challenge on Chocorua

A fitting finale to my New England Six-Pack of Peaks Challenge. It was a cool, breezy day that reminded me that fall is just around…

Chocorua Mtn.

Great day for a hike! Hiked with Good friends and family! ❤️

The Early Bird Gets the Summit

We stayed in the area so that we could get an early start and it made all of the difference. We were alone on the…

Early start

Lot’s of blueberries at the top. The best lunch spot so far.

Hot Hot Hot

We started at the Piper trail head and it was a gradual climb til the fun bouldering section. Thankfully the rocks were smooth and dry.…

Chocorua Doesn’t Disappoint

Weather was beautiful sunny and a little warm for hiking. Expected a little more wind on the trail but a nice breeze on top. Had…

Mt Chocorua and Middle Sister!!

Well, holy s***! Last winter I found myself in a deep, deep depression. It was bad. As with always in my life, when my head…

Mnt. Chocorua

Consistent easy gradient most of the way there. Some rock scramble nearing the tops of both peaks and occasionally lost the trail near the top…

Chugging up Chocorua

This was a very pleasant hike with a bonus of a beautiful waterfall.  The trail was a steady climb to the bald top.  The top…

Chocorua Heat Wave

Stepped off from the Piper Trailhead on Route 16 in Albany, NH.  Trail conditions were good, but the bugs were out in full force!! Once…

Stunning Views on Chocorua

Spent the morning hiking mount Chocorua and only passed one group of people. I had the whole summit to myself. I enjoyed a beautiful warm May…

Mount Chocorua

Started hiking about 2:30… going for our second summit of the day. starts out with leaves covering the ground, a couple east stream crossings then…

Summit of Mount Chocorua

Mount Chocorua: April 9th, 2022 We started our way up to summit Mount Chocorua in Albany, NH via the Champney Falls Trail. This was our…

First of the year

It’s starting to shape up to be a my tradition to open my hiking year on Mt. Chocorua. Although this mountain is fairly small, only…

Most adventurous grand finale!

Beautiful fall day to hike. Last chance to get my sixth peak done. And what a mountain to choose! Whew! The trail is the most…

Fall hike

Wonderful sunny fall day, last 1/3 mile was tough with some scrambling thrown in. GreT alternative.

Clouds around Chocorua

Absolutely amazing views. We were surrounded by the clouds and the weather was perfect.

#7 – Chocorua

Lots of incline, lots of scrambling.  LOTS of bugs at the top, but they weren’t too too bad.

Chocorua and Middle sister

This was a tough choice for our first hike this year, we started late! It was a nice loop, beautiful views, a bit overcast so…

A surprise of a hill at Chocorua

Super day for a hike!  Thought it would be too cold leading up to the Friday hike at a balmy 40 degrees.  Proper amount of…

Chocorua during Nor’easter

For my first hike of this year and to start off 2021 NE Six Pack of Peaks Challenge I decided to climb Mount Chocorua, one…