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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 ...

Cog Railway Hotel Proposal

Cog Railroad - White Mountains, New Hampshire
Cog Railway Hotel Proposal, Mount Washington - The owner of the Mount Washington Cog Railway is again proposing a restaurant and hotel accommodations on New Hampshire's Mount Washington. However, this project is a little different than the 35-room hotel proposal he made a few years ago. The Cog Railway owns a 99-foot-wide strip of land that straddles the railroad from the Cog Railway Station to the summit of Mount Washington. These accommodations would be built within this strip of land, ...

June History, White Mountains

Frankenstein Trestle - Maine Central Railroad, Crawford Notch
June History, White Mountains - Many photographers love visiting the New Hampshire White Mountains during June. This time of year, the subject matter is endless, and photographers can shoot from sunrise to sunset. And with Covid restrictions being eased, the region will be filled with busy photographers this month. If there is one drawback, it’s the bugs. They can be awful this time of year!..[Continue reading] ...

April History, White Mountains

Moonrise - Presidential Range, New Hampshire
April History, White Mountains - When it comes to the history of the New Hampshire White Mountains, like March, so many historical events took place throughout the years during the month of April that listing all of them isn’t possible. So included here are just a few interesting historical events....[Continue reading] ...

Presidential Range, Random History

Mount Clay - White Mountains, New Hampshire
Presidential Range, Random History - The Presidential Range in the New Hampshire White Mountains is known worldwide for having some of the worst weather in the world. And the main attraction of the range is the mighty Mount Washington. At 6,288 feet, Mount Washington is the highest peak in the Northeastern United States. And with the famed Appalachian Trail traveling through this scenic mountain range, it is a busy area....[Continue reading] ...

Forgotten White Mountains

Camp 14 - East Branch & Lincoln Railroad, New Hampshire
Forgotten White Mountains - When most think about the New Hampshire White Mountains, the beauty of the region first comes to mind. The mighty Mount Washington rules the Presidential Range and keeps visitors of the area busy for hours. And during the winter months, ski areas offer an unforgettable view of the mountains blanketed in snow. The White Mountains are an outdoor lover’s paradise...[Continue reading] ...

Cog Railway Hotel Proposal, Mt Washington

Mount Clay - Thompson and Meserve's Purchase, New Hampshire
Cog Railway Hotel Proposal, Mt Washington - As you look at the above image can you imagine a 35 room hotel along the Cog Railway in the area you see? I know, it seems far-fetched. But the reality is the Mount Washington Cog Railway is in the early stages of “possibly” building a lodge and restaurant in the area of the Skyline switch....[Continue reading] ...

Black and White, White Mountains

Presidential Range Rail Trail Cohos Trail - Jefferson New Hampshire
Black and White, White Mountains - During my film days, I shot roll after roll of AGFA Scala, but now in the digital era all my black and white images start off in color and with the use of various image editing programs I covert them to black and white. Admittedly, I don’t work much with black and white anymore, but I have always enjoyed viewing black and white scenes of the White Mountains....[Continue reading] ...

Mountain Landscapes, Presidential Range

Mount Washington - White Mountains, New Hampshire
Mountain Landscapes, Presidential Range - Today, I am going to share with you landscape scenes from along the Appalachian Trail (AT) corridor in the Presidential Range of the New Hampshire White Mountains. I think its safe to say there is no other place in New England like the Presidential Range.....[Continue reading] ...

Crawford Path, White Mountains

Crawford Path - Mt Washington, New Hampshire
Crawford Path, White Mountains - Crawford Path, located in the White Mountains of New Hampshire, is the oldest continuously-used mountain trail in America, and for a period of time it was used as a horse trail to Mt Washington. This eight and half mile historical path came to be in 1819 when Abel Crawford and his son Ethan Allen began building a trail to the summit of Mt Pierce, formerly called Mt Clinton. Once north of Mt Pierce, the Crawford ...