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9/8/19 Passaconaway & Whiteface via Lost Pass
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An Epic Day Looping Around Mts Passaconaway and Whiteface Descending via the old Woodbury and Lost Pass Trails...visiting Flat Mountain Pond en route!

8/31/19 Bushwhacking Garfield & Flat Top Mtns
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A Great Day Exploring the Mt. Garfield Environs...Garfield Pond, Hawthorne Falls, Flat Top Mountain and the Thompson Brook Drainage area!

8/24/19 Bushwhacking the Osceolas
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A beautiful day bushwhacking the Osceolas following the old Ravine Path and returning off of East Peak via the Timber Camp Trail!

8/4/19 Bushwhacking Hale & Zealand
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A wonderful day of bushwhacking Northwest and South Hale along with the challenging northern arm of Mt. Zealand getting some unique views en route!

7/27/19 Bushwhacking Mt. Waumbek
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A great day exploring the Pliny Range with a side trip out to the beautiful Pond of Safety!

7/20/19 Bushwhacking Owl's Head
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A beautiful, but oppressive day bushwhacking Owl's Head using the Fisherman's Bushwhack and searching for the old Owl's Head Path.

7/13/19 Mt Tecumseh via Welch-Dickey
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A Great Ridgeline Hike from Welch Mountain to Mount Tecumseh!

6/22/19 Kinsmans Hike via Bog Pond
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A Long, but Wonderful Hike over the Kinsmans from Georgiana Falls, Bog Pond and Eliza Brook!

6/15/19 Bushwhacking Mt Cabot
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An Epic Day Exploring Rogers Ledge, Kilback Pond, Unknown Pond, an unnamed pond, the Horn, the Bulge, Mt Cabot and its Drainage Area.

6/8/19 Wildcats-Carter Dome-Wild River Backpack
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Robert and I Backpacked from Carter Notch Road over the Wildcats and Carter Dome...Overnighting in and Exploring the Wild River Wilderness!

6/1/19 Mts Flume and Liberty Bushwhack
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A Loop Hike of Flume and Liberty using the Osseo Trail and Bushwhacking Liberty Brook in search of the Old Johnson Camp along the way.

5/25/19 Willey Range Loop Hike
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A spectacular hike looping around Mts Tom, Field and Willey along with visits to Ethan Pond, Thoreau Falls and Zealand Notch!

5/18/19 Mts Whiteface & Passaconaway Loop Hike
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Robert and I hiked Mts Whiteface and Passaconaway under mostly sunny skies via the ledges & returning by the more remote Square Ledge and Paugus Pass!

5/11/19 Mount Moriah Hike
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A Harsh "Wintry" Hike to Mount Moriah via the Stony Brook Trail!

4/13/19 Mount Carrigain Hike
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A Nice Early Spring Day hiking Mount Carrigain with Lifting Cloud Cover through the Day!

4/7/19 Kinsmans & Cannon Hike
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A great day hiking the Kinsmans and Cannon Mountain via the Cannon Balls with clouds turning to sun over the course of the day.

3/24/19 Hancocks Snowshoe Hike
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An Amazing Day on the Hancocks Breaking Trail and Enjoying the Views...along with a Surprise Appearance of a Pine Marten!

3/9/19 Osceolas Hike
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A Beautiful Winter Hike over the Osceola Peaks!

2/23/19 Mts Washington & Monroe Snowshoe
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A Spectacular Day on Mounts Washington and Monroe with Unusually Clear Views and Mild Conditions!

1/12/19 Willey Range Snowshoe
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Robert and I hiked Mts. Tom, Field and Willey on a Cold, Blustery, but Beautiful Day!

1/5/19 Bondcliff Hike from Lincoln Woods
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A Wonderful, but Long Winter Hike out to Bondcliff via the Bondcliff Trail!

12/30/18 Mts Eisenhower, Pierce & Jackson Hike
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An Absolute Gift of a Day on the Southern Presidential Range to Round out 2018!

10/20/18 Carter Dome & Wildcats via the Slide
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Bushwhacking Carter Dome via the steep headwall slide and continuing across the Wildcats!

10/14/18 Mts Flume & Liberty Loop Hike
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A Spectacular Fall Hike around Mts. Flume and Liberty with Vibrant Color, a Great Slide and a Bit of Snow!

10/6/18 A Three-Day Nash Stream Backpack
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Robert & I shared a Fantastic Columbus Day Weekend Backpack on the Cohos Trail across the Remote Nash Stream Forest with Vibrant Fall Colors and Fog!

9/29/18 Twins & Galehead Mountains Loop Hike
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A Loop Hike around the Twins and Galehead by following the Route of the old North Twin Loop Trail!

9/22/18 Saddlebacks Backpack
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An Spectacular Overnight Backpack encircling the Saddlebacks and the Onion Valley using the Fly Rod Crosby/Berry Picker's Trail, AT and Railroad Road.

9/16/18 Mt Garfield & Pond Loop Hike
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A Wonderful Hike Looping around the Summit of Mount Garfield using the Abandoned Garfield Pond Cut-Off Trail!

9/15/18 Old Speck Loop Hike via the Old AT
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A Gorgeous Day Hiking Old Speck using the Steep, Abandoned Firewarden's Trail (former AT)!

9/1/18 Mts Adams and Madison via Adams Slide
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Hiking Mounts Adams and Madison from the Great Gulf using the old Adams Slide Trail!

8/25/18 Mts Whiteface & Passaconaway Slide Hike
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A loop hike of Whiteface and Passaconaway using the old Downes Brook Slide Trail.

7/29/18 Mts Guyot, Zealand & Hale Loop Hike
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In search of...the lost Little River Trail!

7/21/18 Mt Moosilauke via Gorge Brook Slide
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A Hike to Mount Moosilauke using the Old Abandoned Gorge Brook Slide Trail.

6/2/18 Mt Isolation, Jackson & Webster Backpack
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An awesome adventure into the storm-ravaged Dry River Wilderness with an overnight at Dry River Falls!

5/13/18 Wildcats and Carter Dome Loop Hike
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A Wonderful Day looping around the Wildcats and Carter Dome using the Wildcat Valley Ski and Rainbow Trails with a side trip out to No Ketchum Pond!

4/7/18 Willey Range Hike
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A Wonderful Spring Day hiking Mounts Tom, Field and Willey in Winter-Like Conditions!

4/1/18 Mt Tecumseh Hike
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A Nice Easter Sunday on Mount Tecumseh!

3/31/18 Mt Moriah and the Carters Hike
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A Spectacular, but Exhausting Traverse of the Carter-Moriah Ridge!

3/24/18 Galehead and the Twins Hike
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Robert and I traversed Galehead, South Twin and North Twin Mountains on an epic, early spring adventure.

1/27/18 Owl's Head Bushwhack (NH)
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A Modified Winter Bushwhack to Owl's Head.

1/20/18 Mts Whiteface and Passaconaway Hike (NH)
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A Spectacular Winter Hike encircling Mounts Whiteface and Passaconaway by Ascending the Ledges!

12/2/17 Bushwhacking the Bonds (NH)
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Despite the overcast skies, this was a wonderful December bushwhack up to my favorite peaks...the Bonds!

11/24/17 Northern Presidential Range Backpack
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A Spectacular 2-Day Post-Thanksgiving Backpack over Mts. Madison, Adams and Jefferson with an Overnight at Gray Knob Cabin!

11/18/17 Mount Moosilauke Hike (NH)
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A wonderful "winter" hike up Mt. Moosilauke using the steep Beaver Brook Trail.

11/11/17 Mounts Flume and Liberty Loop Hike
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A Spectacular Pre-Winter Hike Around Mts. Flume and Liberty using the Flume Slide!

11/4/17 West Sleeper Slide Bushwhack
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A Wonderful Day exploring the Sabbaday Brook and the West Sleeper Slide along a Loop also taking in the Tripyramids!

9/16/17 Middle Carter Slide Bushwhack (NH)
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An amazing bushwhack into the Wild River Wilderness to climb the Middle Carter Slide!

9/2/17 Mts Lafayette, Lincoln & Tecumseh (NH)
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An awesome day of views with a little, early winter feel thrown in during the morning!

8/27/17 Mt Cabot Loop Hike (NH)
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An absolutely brilliant day looping around Mt. Cabot with Unknown Pond, the Horn and the Bulge!

8/20/17 Presidential Traverse (NH)
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Tom, Bailey and I tackle the Presidential Traverse with severe winds and clouds for a good part of the day!

7/29/17 Willey Range - Carrigain Backpack Loop
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A Beautiful Weekend Backpack from the Willey Range to Mount Carrigain via Skoal Pond and Stillwater Junction with a return by way of Thoreau Falls!

6/17/17 Galehead & Garfield Modified Loop Hike
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A Brilliant Day Hiking Mts. Galehead and Garfield visiting Garfield Pond and Hawthorne Falls along the way!

4/22/17 2-Day AT Backpack: Etna to Orford (NH)
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Martin and I ventured out for an early spring backpack over Moose Mountain, Holts Ledge, Smarts Mountain and Mount Cube.

4/15/17 Eisenhower, Pierce & Jackson Hike (NH)
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A Fantastic Day Hiking Mts Eisenhower, Pierce and Jackson via Edmands Path.

3/18/17 Mts Washington and Monroe Hike (NH)
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Simply a spectacular winter day hiking the Northeast's highest peak!

3/3/17 Puzzle Mountain Hike (Newry, ME)
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A Spectacular Loop Hike around Puzzle Mountain's Three Summits!

2/18/17 Snowshoeing the Osceolas (Lincoln, NH)
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A fun and beautiful day snowshoeing the Osceolas!

2/11/17 Tully Trail Snowshoe (Royalston, MA)
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Robert and I explore the Tully Trail out to Doane and Spirit Falls in Royalston in heavy snow!

1/21/17 Bushwhacking the Crockers (Stratton, ME)
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An Off-Trail Adventure Looping around the Crocker Mountains!

10/23/16 Mount Monadnock Loop Hike (NH)
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Randy, Robert and I hiked Mt. Monadnock in high winds and season's the first snow in lieu of the canceled Willey Range hike.

9/17/16 Presidential Traverse II (NH)
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Another amazingly beautiful Presidential Traverse with Mark and his friend Nick!

8/27/16 The Captain and Mt Carrigain Bushwhack
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A Spectacular Day Bushwhacking NH's "El Capitan", Carrigain Pond and Mt. Carrigain!

8/21/16 Hancocks Bushwhack (NH)
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A Bushwhack of the Hancocks including NW Hancock via the Arrow and Cedar Brook Slides!

7/16/16 Moriah-Carters-Wildcats Traverse (NH)
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Martin and I hike the 11 peaks, which make up the Carter-Moriah Range in a single day!

6/19/16 Passaconaway & Whiteface Bushwhack (NH)
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Climbing Mt. Passaconaway using the old, abandoned Downes Brook Slide Trail.

6/18/16 Osceolas Bushwhack (NH)
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A Challenging Bushwhack Loop using the Massive Dog Leg Slide off of Mt. Osceola.

6/4/16 Mt Whitewall and the Willey Range (NH)
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Bushwhacking over Mt Whitewall using the slide up the cliff face and looping around the Willey Range.

5/22/16 Mts Starr King and Waumbek Hike (NH)
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Martin and I do the out-and-back hike over Mts. Starr King and Waumbek.

5/21/16 The Presidential Traverse (NH)
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Martin and I traverse the Presidential Range as a early season day hike.

5/14/16 Hale-Twins-Zealand Loop Hike (NH)
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Martin and I create a Loop Hike over Mts Hale, the Twins and Zealand using the Old Fire Warden's Trail.

5/1/16 Kearsarge North Traverse (NH)
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Martin and I traverse Kearsarge North Mountain

4/24/16 Carter-Moriah Ridge Hike (NH)
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A Traverse of the Carter-Moriah Ridge...Moriah to Carter Dome.

4/16/16 The Bonds Bushwhack
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Looping over the Bonds using the Hellgate Brook Slides.

3/27/16 Easter Tripyramids Loop Hike
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An early Spring Hike using the icy Slides

10/31/15 Garfield, Galehead and Twins Hike (NH)
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A Beautiful, but Challenging Hike along the Garfield and Twin Mountain Ridges.

10/10/15 Gothics Loop Hike (Adirondacks, NY)
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An Absolutely Beautiful Fall Hike around the Gothics from the Ausable Club Property

9/27/15 Coe, Brothers, Fort Loop (BSP, Maine)
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Congratulations to Martin on Completing the New England 4000-Footers on North Brother!

9/26/15 Baxter and Hamlin Peaks (BSP, Maine)
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A Beautiful Day Hiking Katahdin...joining Martin for his 66th Peak!

9/25/15 Doubletop Mountain (BSP, Maine)
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An Out-And-Back Hike on one of the More Western Most Mountains in Baxter State Park.

9/12/15 Cannon-Kinsmans Loop Hike
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A Beautiful Day Out Hiking Cannon and the Kinsmans!

8/2/15 Wildcats Loop Hike
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Tim and I do a loop hike around the Wildcats from Carter Notch Road using the Wildcat Valley Ski Trail.

6/13/15 Devil's Slide (Stark, NH)
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A Nice Short Hike to the Top of the Devil's Slide

4/25/15 Mt Monadnock Off The Beaten Path
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Visiting the Pumpelly Cave and Eagle's Nest...two of Monadnock's Best Kept Secrets!

2/27/15 West Baldpate Snowshoe (Newry, ME)
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An Absolutely Beautiful Hike to West Baldpate and Table Rock!

2/8/15 Cranberry Peak Snowshoe (Stratton, ME)
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A Modest Hike, Breaking Snow up to Cranberry Peak!

1/17/15 Mount Ascutney Hike (Ascutney, VT)
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An Alternate Saturday Hike Up Ascutney Mountain on a Very Cold Day.

1/17/15 Pitcher Mountain (Stoddard, NH)
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A Quick Jaunt up Pitcher Mountain to Check out the View and Fire Tower.

1/1/15 Mount Mansfield Hike (Vermont)
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A Wonderful New Years Day Hike On Mt. Mansfield...VT's Highest Peak!

12/20/14 Franconia Ridge Hike (White Mtns, NH)
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A Spectacularly Beautiful Day Hiking Mts. Liberty, Flume and Lincoln.

11/29/14 Willey Range Hike (White Mtns)
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An absolutely perfect day traversing the Willey Range!

9/28/14 The Tripyramids Hike (White Mtns, NH)
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Jim and I hiked the Classic Loop Around the Tripyramids on a Beautiful Fall Day!

9/27/14 Mount Moosilauke Hike (White Mtns, NH)
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A Celebratory Hike for Mark's Final NH 4000-Footer!

9/12/14 Caribou Valley Loop Backpack (Maine)
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Martin and I backpacked from Valley to Ridge to Tag Redington, Abraham, Spaulding and Sugarloaf!

8/24/14 Galehead Mtn Hike (Twin Mountain, NH)
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A Quick Hike up Galehead to Complete Mark's 44th NH Peak!

8/23/14 Pemi Traverse (White Mountains, NH)
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A Wonderful Day Traverse Across the Twins and the Bonds with Mark and Tom!

8/16/14 Rusk Mountain Bushwhack (Catskills)
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A Relatively Easy Bushwhack Through Mostly Open Woods!

8/16/14 Southwest Hunter Mtn Hike (Catskills)
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A Modest Hike to Another Treed Summit but with Great Views from Geiger Point.

8/16/14 Windham High Peak Hike (Catskills)
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A Beautiful Hike with Lots of Views! Windham was my 34th Catskill Peak!

8/9/14 Halcott Mountain Bushwhack (Catskills)
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A Relatively Short, but Steep Bushwhack with More Troublesome Nettle!

8/9/14 Sherrill & N. Dome Bushwhack (Catskills)
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A Modest Bushwhack with Some Beautiful Views Discovered!

7/26/14 Presidential Traverse (NH)
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Three GO'ers and a Friend Tackle the Presidential Traverse in Mark's push to Complete the 48 4000-footers in a Single Year.

7/5/14 Fir to Doubletop Bushwhack (Catskills)
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A Challenging Bushwhack to Three 3500-Foot Peaks...Fir, Big Indian and Doubletop.

6/20/14 Balsam & Eagle Mtns Hike (Catskills)
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A Quick Jaunt up Two Catskill Peaks...Balsam and Eagle Mountains.

6/14/14 Friday to Lone Mts Bushwhack (Catskills)
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A Challenging, but Rewarding Bushwhack over Four Trailless Catskill Summits!

6/8/14 Hunger & Hogback Mtns Hike (Stowe, VT)
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A Beautiful Hike Taking in the White Rocks, Mt Hunger, Mt Hogback and the Stowe Pinnacle.

5/31/14 Table & Peekamoose Mnts Hike (Catskills)
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A Beautiful Day of Exploring Herd Paths and Summiting Table and Peekamoose Mountains.