Posts Tagged: trail system

Picking Up Trash, White Mountains

Railroad Logging Camp - Livermore, White Mountains
Picking Up Trash, White Mountains - During this covid pandemic, many hikers have been picking up trash along the trail system here in the White Mountains. And there also has been an increase in hiker organized clean-up days, which is awesome. The easiest way for hikers to “give back” is to pick up trash along the trails...[Continue reading] ...

Trails of the Pemigewasset Wilderness

Pemigewasset Wilderness, New Hampshire by ScenicNH Photography LLC
Trails of the Pemigewasset Wilderness - At 45,000-acres, the Pemigewasset Wilderness is one of six designated wilderness areas in the White Mountain National Forest. Wilderness areas are governed under the National Wilderness Preservation System and the Wilderness Act of 1964. They are managed much differently than other parts of the National Forest....[Continue reading] ...

Legitimate Flagging, White Mountains

Mount Tecumseh Trail - Waterville Valley, New Hampshire
Flagging on Birch Tree - Mt Tecumseh Trail (2012) Legitimate Flagging (survey tape) - On a trail inspection with a Forest Service assistant district ranger in 2012, a topic of discussion was survey flagging tape on trees along the White Mountains trail system. It needs to be pointed out that some of the survey flagging tape you see along trails in the White Mountains marks trees that are being used for research. Much of this flagging has no identifying marks ...