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Wicked Washington

A 20th birthday adventure for my son! We hiked up the ammo to lake in the clouds and tagged Mount Monroe to add to our…

Mount Washington 2022 August

First time I hiked this and cannot believe I did it. It was amazing – the views were spectacular. the trail was challenging and took…

Mt Washington

Summit was in  the clouds but most of the hike was just below. Decent views. Warmer than usual temps. No rain.

Mt.Washington

Hot, fastest ascent in 20 years of Valley Brook Men’s Hikes!  

Mount Washington via Hell

Myself and four others started around 0900 and completed summit around 1230. I was a challenging but fun hike to the top with great views…

Top 10 Washington Hike

Four ladies hit the trail at 6pm.  There were no bugs, perfect temps (50s) and a slight breeze the entire day.  It was the most…

Mount Washington

Hiked to Mt. Washington from the Ammonoosuc Trailhead to Lake in the Clouds Hut. Went over to Mt. Monroe and then followed the Crawford Path…

Mt Washington

It was hot and very busy, lots of people and there was a race going on, but I made it from parking lot to summit…

Mount Washington

Oh wow, where do I being?  First, I wasn’t planning on doing Mount Washington for another month, but I know the weather there can be…

Conquering Washington

Trails were wet and muddy in spots due to prior days rain but overall in good condition

Summitpalooza Day 3

What a day What a day! My son and I hit the road at 5 am, stopped for breakfast at Polly’s Pancake Parlor (this is…

Washington: last bit not least

I started my day before 6 AM. The parking lot was already half full. The weather was perfect. I couldn’t have asked for a better…

The Big Guy

Another great hike- a few areas still with some snow on it but I was able to get through it with sneakers on. Some steep…

Mount Washington Winterish Summit

Mount Washington: April 8th, 2022 I started my way up to summit Mount Washington in Coos County, NH via the Cog Rail Trail. This was…

Huntington Ravine – again

I love this trail so much. It was definitely sketchier than the last few times I’ve been there, due to heavy rains a few days…

The classic one!

Love this one – 4th time hike up and always beautiful!!

Proud

It was a tough day on the legs,  the  weather was clear but windy at summit not really any clouds. The only downfall of the…

Mt Washington

Misty fog all the way. Plenty of water, sometimes flowing down the middle of the trail but river crossings were easy & safe. We had…

Solo Hike to Mount Washington NH

Ascend with Ammonoosuc Ravin Trail and Descend with Gulf and Jewell Trail. Absolutely Gorgeous weather with full visibility and sunshine 🙂

Mt Washington!

Trail conditions were great and the weather could not have been better. Hiked the Jewel trail up and down as part of a Hike for…

#10 – Washington

Rained a bit ascending, but cleared up before Tuckerman Ravine, which was gorgeous.  Above the ravine, cold and cloudy, no visibility, but no rain, except…

Hurricane Winds

Presidential Traverse. Started at Appalachia trailhead. Overnight at The Perch. Crossed Mount Washington today in heavy rain and 60-70 mph sustained winds.

Into the mist

This was a really fun hike. Lake of the Clouds Hut is an incredible place. We got frostbite during the last mile, glad for warmth…

Windy solo hike!

Started off before daylight with a head lamp.  The moon was out.  Followed tuckerman’s up. When i got to boulders there was heavy mist and…

Backpacking adventure!

WHAT AN AMAZING HIKE!!! We hiked 2.4 miles to hermit lake shelters, dropped off our belongings and continued up tuckermans ravine! Long hike but completely…

NE 6pack complete- Katadhin in 5 Days!

What can I say about the Huntington Ravine Trail? It’s brutal, sketchy, challenging, nerve-wracking, and insanely fun and rewarding. This was the only trail I…

Ol’ George

What an absolutely amazing day. This time last year, my highest peak and first mountain ever hiked was Bear Mountain in CT (2,323 ft) so…

Mount Washington

So windy ….so long! Beautiful views.  This hike made us tougher!

Vacation

Highest peak to date. Not so bad.

Mount Washington hike

Wonderful Sunday hike.  Not to busy, and the weather cooperated. Was not sure I was up to the 10 miles which made it all the…

Mount Washington

Great hike and views.   A long 9-10 hour day but awesome.

5 down – 1 to go

Third time in my life to the top of Mt. Washington, first time hiking. I can say I am happy it’s done, the Tuckerman’s Ravine…

The lions den

We started off on tuckermans and headed up lions head. Very steep to the top on lions head. Nice partly cloudy day with only 5…

Lions Head up/down

Getting up to lions head trailhead was about 2000 feet of elevation gain and an hour and a half of hiking. It wasn’t too steep…

The big one

Hiked Mt Washington with my friend as a part of Presidential Traverse which is 20ish miles long hike and it’s rated as one of the…

Mt Washington in Fall Colors

We hiked on a day that started out with beautiful fall weather and made it to the top before it changed.  The hike is easy…

Early Bird Gets The…

Early bird gets….great sunrise pics and no crowds at the summit! My favorite hike to date. Took Lion Head Trail up and Tuckerman Ravine down. …

Mount Washington views

this was a great day for a sunday hike, second year doing this hike and I love it more each time.

Mount Washington

No special or wacky names for this hike.  This hike deserves our respect. Really fun rock scramble in the last section. Lots of beautiful flowers…

To the Top of New England

This was our final hike of the challenge, though I foresee many more mountains in our future. What a amazing hike! The day started cool,…

6,288 with a Scramble

Wonderful family hike with our adventurous son. Beauty surrounded us as we made our way to the tree line. The scramble was as expected, long,…

Seek the Peak – Mt. Washington

Hiked 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…

Mt Washington Exhaustion

There was a big event- Seek the Summit- the same day, meaning that there were a lot of people on trail. Parking was tough at…

Mount Washington

The hike up was amazing.  We took boot spur down though which was very sunny and very steep with boulders.  It took us way longer…

Seek That Peak!

I started with no intention to summit; I had had two previous shorter hikes that I had struggled greatly with, but I did not want…

Finally Finished!!!

Mt Washington was the last hike of the Challenge and even though it was the month of October the weather was pretty good. When we…

Washington finishes the challenge

I had been watching the weather the past few weeks hoping to get a good day, but of all the mountains in the challenge Washington…

Last and Greatest

Wow. We picked a perfect day for this one. It was a bit chilly, but the trails were vacant. We were all prepped for the…

The Big Pile of Rock

What an epic trip to close out the six pack of peaks challenge by climbing from Crawford Notch to the summit of Mt Washington via…

NH Highest

What 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…

Mount Washington

Everything about this hike was great – awesome trail conditions, great weather, and stunning views! While it was overcast most of the hike and the…

Mount Washington

Everything about this hike was great – awesome trail conditions, great weather, and stunning views! While it was overcast most of the hike and the…

Cloudy with a Chance of Thunder

An early start gave us some wonderful views as we made the hike up to the summit. Knowing that there was a chance for thunderstorms…

Daughters and dogs

It is rare to have a clear day on Mount Washington in August and this hike was no different. The day started off promising, and…

Clever LOL

well right off the bat detour ….it was a very muddy start …. the hike overall was not as bad as i thought it would…

Conquered Mt. Washi!!

06/10/2018 – So proud that I finalized this hike up to Mount Washington last weekend! It’s the highest peak in New Hampshire which is known…