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featured events

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NORTH AND SOUTH HANCOCK WINTER HIKE :Lincoln, NH
Mar-14-2020 Saturday
A climb up two 4,000 footers off the Kanc with one of the best butt-slide descents in the Whites!
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Mount Madison Hike :Gorham, NH
Apr-04-2020 Saturday
It’s still winter up high! Mount Madison [5366 ft.] is in the Presidential Range with a sharp alpine summit with terrific views!
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Gandalf posted a comment on an event: Sandwich Mountain Fall Foliage Hike 1 hours ago
We saw Markus today and said he can make the road with his Forester so he can give James a ride. Jon and I can give Jeff and Brian a ride. Ricardo and northbound, contact outsider87 if you need to carpool in the event your car cannot make the road. Thanks!
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Twigs posted a comment on an event: Sunset Paddle 8 hours ago
due to the closing of the drop-in location and my family trying to squeeze in a family Christmas before my grandparents leave for Floriday next weekend, im going to cancel this event. ~ see you all on the next paddle i set up :)
regularguyma posted a comment on an event: Sandwich Mountain Fall Foliage Hike 9 hours ago
hi- I would need a ride, thanks!

UPCOMING HIKES/EVENTS

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Mount Mansfield Loop Trail (Underhill, VT)
Oct-06-2022 Thursday
7.3-mile loop trail to the highest peak in Vermont
# Attending [1] people

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Sandwich Mountain Fall Foliage Hike (Waterville Valley, NH)
Oct-08-2022 Saturday
This peak overlooks Waterville Valley, whose fall colors should be on full display at this time!
# Attending [10] people

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Camel's hump via the Long Trail (Waterbury, VT)
Oct-09-2022 Sunday
Camel's hump via the Long Trail - 11 miles with 3,700 foot gain
# Attending [1] people

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Arnold Arboretum Walk (Boston, MA)
Oct-10-2022 Monday
Nature walk in the jewel of Boston's Emerald Necklace
# Attending [14] people

Camino de Santiago Off the Beaten Path (Spain, MA)
Oct-10-2022 Monday
Camino de Santiago Trek: Pyrenees to Pamplona, Spain
# Attending [2] people

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Hike at Walden Pond via Adams Woods (Concord, MA)
Oct-15-2022 Saturday
All day hike with social
# Attending [11] people

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Spooky Overnight (Zealand Notch, NH)
Oct-28-2022 Friday
Spooky Overnight in Zealand Notch
# Attending [5] people

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Veteran's Day Overnight (Lonesome Lake, NH)
Nov-11-2022 Friday
Veteran's Day Overnight
# Attending [6] people

TRIP REPORTS/PHOTOS

Hike to Monadnock Summit by a path less traveled (Jaffrey, NH)
Oct-01-2022 Saturday

by: Relayer

the path traveled

Kayaking easy calm river/swamp (GROTON, MA)
Sep-25-2022 Sunday

by: Twigs

Lazy River / Swamp Paddle

LAKE PLACID FALL FOLIAGE HIKING ADVENTURE (Lake Placid, NY)
Sep-22-2022 Thursday

by: Gandalf

Awesome friends, wonderful hikes, bountiful dinners and lots of laughs make life so worth living!

Mt. Wachusett & Wind mills (Princeton, MA)
Sep-18-2022 Sunday

by: Twigs

Fun Had By ALL

Carter Dome [4832’] and Mt. Hight [4675’] Hike (Gorham, NH)
Sep-17-2022 Saturday

by: Gandalf

The hike up to Mt Hight is SO WORTH IT! By far the best views in the Carter range.

Tagging Migratory Monarchs (Wentworth, NH)
Sep-10-2022 Saturday

by: Eupatorium

Monarch Madness

Member Trip Reports

Sandwich Dome (North Sandwich, NH 03259, NH)
Jul-03-2022 Sunday

by: Kettric

Sandwich Dome via Sandwich Mountain Trail, Noon Peak, and Jennings Peak

Purgatory Falls via Purgatory Brook Trl (Wilton, NH)
Jun-20-2022 Monday

by: GpD

Heavenly hike at Purgatory Falls

Cardigan Big Loop (Alexandria, NH)
Jun-18-2022 Saturday

by: Kettric

Cardigan Big Loop, with Mount Gilman, Mount Cardigan, and Firescrew Mountain peaks.

Mt. Coe and South & North Brother Mtns (Baxter State Park, ME)
May-29-2022 Sunday

by: BillyB1976

Three peak hike in Baxter State Park. Mt. Coe, South Brother and North Brother.

Tumbledown, Little & Big Jackson Loop (Weld, ME)
May-23-2022 Monday

by: Kettric

Tumbledown, Little Jackson, & Jackson Mountain Loop
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