The Wild and Wonderful Whites, Part 2: The Presidential Range

.....aaaannnd we're back! In real time I'm writing this post on the eve of our entry to Vermont. In blog-time I have to think back almost two weeks to our traverse of the highest ridge in New England. I'm hoping that I can avoid delays of this magnitude in the future - thanks for sticking … Continue reading The Wild and Wonderful Whites, Part 2: The Presidential Range

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The Wild & Wonderful Whites, Part 1: Carter-Wildcat Range

The first days of fall were quite an introduction to the White Mountains for us. It seemed as if the weather gods had chosen to skip Autumn entirely in favor of an early and extended winter. Mt. Washington, home to "the world's worst weather" and the Mount Washington Observatory - an entity that knows a … Continue reading The Wild & Wonderful Whites, Part 1: Carter-Wildcat Range

Through the Kennebec, over the Bigelows, on to Stratton we shall go!

It's been 70 miles since we last surfaced. Our guidebook tells us that we've crossed the 2000 to-go line...only 1997.7 miles to Springer Mountain! Our first day out of Monson was fairly uneventful. Our goal was to make it past both fords of the Piscataquis River before it started raining. We succeeded and setup camp … Continue reading Through the Kennebec, over the Bigelows, on to Stratton we shall go!