White Mountains, New Hampshire


New Hampshire 4000 Footers

New Hampshire 4000 Footers
New Hampshire 4000 Footers - The New Hampshire Four Thousand Footer list, officially known as the White Mountain Four Thousand Footers, was created by the Appalachian Mountain Club (AMC). And the objective is to hike all 48 mountains on the list, and once completed, a hiker can apply for a patch and scroll through the Appalachian Mountain Club (AMC) Four Thousand Footer Club. This hiking list is maintained by an official club; most lists are run by unorganized groups. Of ...

New Hampshire 52 With A View

New Hampshire 52 With A View
New Hampshire 52 With A View – Created by the Over the Hill Hikers (OTHH) of Sandwich, NH, the New Hampshire 52 with a view is a hiking list consisting of fifty-two mountains under 4,000 feet that have awesome views; until the most recent revision of the list in spring 2020, a mountain also had to be over 2,500 feet, but this requirement seems to have been relaxed. Hikers can apply for a patch through the Over the Hill Hikers ...

Jewell Trail, White Mountains

Jewell Trail - Presidential Range, New Hampshire
Jewell Trail, White Mountains - Established in 1934, the roughly 3.7 mile long Jewell Trail begins at a trailhead on Base Station Road in Chandler's Purchase, New Hampshire. It travels up an unnamed ridge of Mount Clay and eventually ends at the Gulfside Trail; the Gulfside Trail is a segment of the scenic Appalachian Trail. Upon reaching the junction with the Gulfside Trail, most hikers continue on to Mount Washington...[Continue reading] ...

Hexacuba Shelter, Kodak Trail

Hexacuba Shelter - Appalachian Trail, New Hampshire
Hexacuba Shelter, Kodak Trail - Built in 1989 by the Dartmouth Outing Club (DOC), the Hexacuba Shelter is a six-sided hexagonal log shelter that sleeps 8-10. It's located at 1,980 feet on the south side of Mount Cube on a spur path off the Kodak Trail, a segment of the Appalachian Trail, in Orford, New Hampshire...[Continue reading] ...

Forest Road Status, White Mountains

Forest Road Status, White Mountains
Forest Road Status, White Mountains - Here in the New Hampshire White Mountains, the U.S. Forest Service closes roads within the White Mountain National Forest throughout the year. These forest roads are closed for numerous reasons, and many are closed to vehicle traffic during the snow season. In the spring, after these seasonal roads have dried out and are passable, they are reopened to vehicle traffic. However, there is no exact date when any forest road will reopen..[Continue reading] ...

Resolution Shelter, Dry River Wilderness

Resolution Shelter - Dry River Wilderness, New Hampshire
Resolution Shelter, Presidential Range-Dry River Wilderness - The Resolution shelter site is located off of the 14-mile long Davis Path in the federally designated Presidential Range-Dry River Wilderness in the New Hampshire White Mountains. Designated by the 1975 Eastern Wilderness Act, then expanded in 1984 by the New Hampshire Wilderness Act, this 29,000-acre wilderness area is governed under the National Wilderness Preservation System and the Wilderness Act. Both have strict guidelines when it comes to man-made structures in designated wilderness ...

January History, White Mountains

Downtown Lincoln, New Hampshire
January History, White Mountains - Here in the White Mountains, January is like no other month. The winter season is in full swing, and outdoor enthusiasts are enjoying the snow-covered landscape. Usually, we have had at least one big snowstorm by now, but this year the snow accumulation is on the low side. Hopefully, we get a blizzard sooner than later...[Continue reading] ...

December History, White Mountains

Flume Covered Bridge - Lincoln, New Hampshire
December History White Mountains – Here in the White Mountains, December is an exciting month. The ski mountains open for business, hikers are preparing for the official kickoff of the winter hiking season, and snowmobiles are being tuned up. If you enjoy the outdoors, winter is a great time to explore the region....[Continue reading] ...

November History, White Mountains

Mount Osceola - White Mountains, New Hampshire
November History, White Mountains – Here in the White Mountains, November is one of the quieter months of the year. The autumn foliage season has come to an end, and winter is knocking on the door. Many outdoor enthusiasts enjoy this time of year because there is less foot traffic along our public hiking trails...[Continue reading] ...

October History, White Mountains

Tecumseh Brook - Mount Tecumseh, New Hampshire
October History, White Mountains - October in the White Mountains is like no other month. With fall foliage peaking during this time of year, our mountain towns, hiking trails, and roadways are crowded with travelers interested in viewing the spectacular foliage...[Continue reading] ...