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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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Moving forward fm RI Posted a GO Trip Report: BLOCK ISLAND FALL CYCLING ( HIKING) 18 hours ago
Gandalf Posted a GO Trip Report: THE BELKNAP MTN. RANGE FALL FOLIAGE TRAVERSE 19 hours ago
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UPCOMING HIKES/EVENTS

AT Hike - Massie Gap to VA 601 (Marion, VA)
Sep-28-2021 Tuesday
This will be a 12.8 mile north to south hike on the Appalachian Trail from Massie Gap to VA 601.
# Attending [2] people

AT Hike- Taylor Valley to Damascus (Marion, VA)
Sep-29-2021 Wednesday
This AT hike will be a one-way north to south hike of 6.9 miles in distance.
# Attending [2] people

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Let's hike Carter Dome & Mt. Hight (Pinkham Notch, NH)
Sep-30-2021 Thursday
hike to Carter Dome & Mt Hight
# Attending [7] people

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Mt. Jefferson via Castle Trail (Gorham, NH)
Oct-02-2021 Saturday
FUN peak foliage hike on this 5,000 footer in the Presidential Range followed by a BBQ at the Mad River Lodge!
# Attending [7] people

Northern Catskills - North Point (Haines Falls (near Palenville), NY)
Oct-02-2021 Saturday
North Point Trail - Northern Catskills
# Attending [3] people

Mt Madison Foliage Hike (Randolph, NH)
Oct-06-2021 Wednesday
Spectacular View of the White Mountains
# Attending [4] people

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VT Fall Weekend Day 1: Apple and Crafts Fair/Quechee Gorge (Woodstock, VT)
Oct-09-2021 Saturday
Vermont culture and scenery in the fall
# Attending [11] people

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VT Fall Weekend Day2: Jamaica State Park/Hamilton Falls Hike (Jamaica, VT)
Oct-10-2021 Sunday
Moderate six-mile hike to a scenic waterfall
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TRIP REPORTS/PHOTOS

BLOCK ISLAND FALL CYCLING ( HIKING) (New Shoreham, RI)
Sep-25-2021 Saturday

by: jonathanclark

Another successful leadership knotch on Jonathan's belt!

THE BELKNAP MTN. RANGE FALL FOLIAGE TRAVERSE (Laconia, NH)
Sep-25-2021 Saturday

by: Gandalf

Breathtaking views to say the least! Foliage still mostly green, but a few trees showing fall foliage colors.

AT Hike - Tennessee Valley Divide (Marion, VA)
Sep-14-2021 Tuesday

by: dnaturist

A very pleasant hike.

AT Hike - Garden Mountain to Poor Valley (Marion, VA)
Sep-13-2021 Monday

by: dnaturist

A ridge running hike with much forest and some balds on top.

AT Hike - Chestnut Ridge TH to VA 610 (Marion, VA)
Sep-12-2021 Sunday

by: dnaturist

A long day of fat burning ascents.

Windham High Peak (Windham, NY)
Sep-11-2021 Saturday

by: gaykilter

Picture Perfect Windham High Peak

Member Trip Reports

Number 9 Mtn - plus a waterfall (Township D Range 2, ME)
Sep-18-2021 Saturday

by: BillyB1976

Drive up Number 9 Mtn to the old GAP filler radar / fire tower

westkill mountain - catskill 3500 (West Kill, NY)
Sep-18-2021 Saturday

by: markhoughtaling

completed the catskill 3500

MT. KATAHDIN [5,267’] TRIP REPORT (Baxter State Park, ME)
Sep-13-2021 Monday

by: Gandalf

Mount Katahdin is really awesome!

ACADIA NATIONAL PARK BEEHIVE SUMMIT TRIP (Bar Harbor, ME)
Sep-12-2021 Sunday

by: Gandalf

Before leaving ANP Jon and I decided to finish climbing up the Beehive Trail which is similar to the Precipice Trail but shorter!

Scopan Mt trail, Cedar Falls & Long Lake (Scopan Public Land and Long Lake, ME)
Sep-11-2021 Saturday

by: BillyB1976

Some small waterfalls, and a dip at the beach at Van Buren Cove at Long Lake. I think beach weather is over! LOL Two trips, one post.
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