Mt. Tecumseh Is Summit One of the Winter 48

There are two recognized New Hampshire 48 4,000 footer lists: climbing them all period, and climbing them all during winter.  The reading I’ve done suggests that Mt. Tecumseh is the easiest of the NH 4,000 footers to bag in winter.  Well, it’s done, my wife with me, in a pretty good snowstorm.  One down, forty-seven […]

Mt. Morgan Hike – Microspikes in the Snow

I did this hike as an exploration of what this whole winter hiking thing was about.  Cold weather is one thing.  A snow covered trail is another.  I must say I love winter hiking completely.  With the proper clothes to keep you warm and dry, plus decent traction to keep you moving, the experience is […]

Snow Guns & Cigarettes: Mt. Tecumseh + Sosman Trails

Tripoli Road is closed.  <Insert wailing and gnashing of teeth here.>  Most of you don’t care…but Tripoli Road being closed represents inaccessibility to any number of trails around the White Mountains.  There’s lots of little roads in the White Mountain National Forest that give access to trailheads, but in winter, they get closed down.  No […]