Mountain and trail history, New Hampshire White Mountains. In the 21st-century, hiking plays an important role in the White Mountains tourism industry, but the rich history of the picturesque mountains and trails is often overlooked. How the mountains and trails came to be is a fascinating story; many mountains were named for famous people, and trails that were built in the 1800s are still in use today. With the use of photography, writing, and research, this work focuses on the mountains and trails in the White Mountains.

Mount Washington, New Hampshire

Mount Washington - White Mountains, NH - Winter Stock Photo
Mount Washington, New Hampshire - The Northeast's highest peak, home to the worst weather in the world, and a winter climber's paradise. The summit is a also excellent place to explore and photograph during the winter months. Its also a good subject to photograph in black & white. Here are five black & white shots from around the summit cone ...

Mount Pierce, Great Place To Start

Mount Pierce, Great Place To Start
Mount Pierce, Great Place To Start - One of the easier and best "bang for your buck" hikes in the White Mountains of New Hampshire is Mount Pierce. You get alpine expose and beautiful views of the Presidential Range. All with the option of being able to retreat to the cover of the forest quickly. Very little of this hike is exposed, which makes it great training for hikers new to winter hiking. It is also a great area to ...

Mount Washington Alpine Flowers

Labrador Tea-Ledum groenlandicum- during the summer months in the White Mountains, New Hampshire. This plant can be found on the rocky slopes of the alpine zone
Mount Washington Alpine Flowers - During the spring months, tiny alpine flowers bloom on Mount Washington in New Hampshire. And one of the best areas to see these flowers is in the Alpine Garden, along the Alpine Garden Trail. The Alpine Garden Trail is located on the eastern slopes of Mt Washington and is considered to be one of the best places in the White Mountains to see alpine flora....[Continue reading] ...