The Quick and Dirty Trail Report: Trails: Rocky Branch trail to Engine Hill Bushwhack to Isolation Trail to Davis Path. Parking: We parked at the Rocky Branch Trailhead, plenty of parking and well plowed. Snow all the way up with rocks on the summit Water crossings: thickly snow bridged, one is on its way out….I fell […]
The Quick and Dirty Trail Report: Trails: Jewell from the Cog to Gulfside Trail,to Mount Jefferson Loop, Summit of Jefferson. Jefferson Loop to Gulfside over Adams Five Summit. Israel Ridge Path to Lowes Path to Mount Adams Summit. Airline to Madison Hut, Down Valley Way. Parking: We parked one car at the Cog, nearly full […]
The Quick and Dirty Trail Report: Trails: Ammo up, Jewell down Parking full Snow on trails below tree line, icy heading up Monroe, some sections of Washington All water contains snow bridges though I would say one isn’t for long Tons of Dogs…all happy! Traction: All 3- snowshoes, spikes and crampons: snowshoes below tree line, […]
When I started this hiking adventure, I had learned about the patches and my mother had suggested the 52 with a view. Normally I am a jump right in kind of girl, whatever the hardest is, I am going to do it. There were patch options….the 52 with a view, the New Hampshire 48 (and […]
My go-to site to find trail reports is TrailsNH. Just enter the peak you are looking to hike and recent trail reports will open where you can find out about parking, river crossings, traction if needed, bugs, dogs, and then usually they will tell you about their hike and any problems they came upon.