2018 Hiking Log

This year's distance hiked: 255.93 miles (4.92 miles average)
This year's elevation gained: 80533.00 feet (1548.71 feet average)

Dec 30, 2018 : Parker

Major peaks:Parker
Trails:Spencer Smith
Distance:2.18 miles
Elevation gain:521 feet

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Dec 23, 2018 : Pitcher

Major peaks:Pitcher
Trails:Monadnock Sunapee Greenway
Distance:0.9 miles
Elevation gain:295 feet

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Nov 18, 2018 : Belknaps

Major peaks:Gunstock, Belknap
Trails:Gunstock Mountain, Saddle, White, road
Distance:4.6 miles
Elevation gain:1492 feet

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Nov 4, 2018 : Pemigewasset

Major peaks:Pemigewasset
Trails:Mount Pemigewasset, Indian Head
Distance:3.5 miles
Elevation gain:1175 feet

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Oct 21, 2018 : Evans Notch

Major peaks:West Royce, East Royce
Trails:Basin, Hermit Falls, Basin, Basin Rim, Royce, Royce Connector, East Royce, Royce Connector, Royce
Distance:9.27 miles
Elevation gain:3465 feet

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Oct 14, 2018 : Carters

Major peaks:Carter Dome, Mount Hight, South Carter, Middle Carter
Trails:Nineteen Mile Brook, Carter Dome, Carter-Moriah, North Carter, Imp
Distance:12.2 miles
Elevation gain:4221 feet

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Oct 3, 2018 : Hickman Bridge

Trails:Hickman Bridge
Distance:1.8 miles
Elevation gain:350 feet

Oct 3, 2018 : Capitol Gorge

Trails:Capitol Gorge, Tanks
Distance:3 miles
Elevation gain:372 feet

Oct 1, 2018 : Petrified Forest SP

Trails:Petrified Loop, Sleeping Rainbow
Distance:2.2 miles
Elevation gain:501 feet

Sep 30, 2018 : Kodachrome SP

Distance:3.6 miles
Elevation gain:188 feet

Sep 29, 2018 : Navajo/Queen's Garden

Major peaks:Sunrise Point, Sunset Point
Trails:Rim, Queen's Garden, Wall Street
Distance:4 miles
Elevation gain:715 feet

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Sep 28, 2018 : Mossy Cave

Trails:Mossy Cave, Waterfall, Mossy Cave
Distance:0.9 miles
Elevation gain:107 feet

Sep 28, 2018 : Spectra Point

Major peaks:Spectra Point
Trails:Spectra Point Overlook
Distance:1.9 miles
Elevation gain:325 feet

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Sep 27, 2018 : Navajo Point

Major peaks:Navajo Point
Trails:Roads, Bushwhack
Distance:1.3 miles
Elevation gain:292 feet

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Sep 27, 2018 : Kane COHP

Major peaks:Kane COHP
Trails:Roads, Bushwhack
Distance:1.9 miles
Elevation gain:231 feet

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Sep 26, 2018 : The Narrows

Trails:Riverside Walk, Narrows
Distance:1.26 miles
Elevation gain:159 feet

Sep 25, 2018 : Watchman

Distance:2.1 miles
Elevation gain:457 feet

Sep 25, 2018 : Angel's Landing

Major peaks:Angel's Landing
Trails:West Rim, Angel's Landing
Distance:3.4 miles
Elevation gain:1640 feet

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Sep 24, 2018 : Emerald Pools

Trails:Grotto, Lower Emerald Pool
Distance:2.21 miles
Elevation gain:659 feet

Sep 23, 2018 : Transept

Distance:3.07 miles
Elevation gain:554 feet

Walked to the North Rim lodge for breakfast and back.

Sep 22, 2018 : Bright Angel Point

Major peaks:Bright Angel Point
Trails:Bright Angel Point
Distance:0.86 miles
Elevation gain:316 feet

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Sep 22, 2018 : Upheaval Dome

Distance:1.6 miles
Elevation gain:264 feet

Sep 19, 2018 : Aztec Butte

Major peaks:Aztec Butte
Trails:Aztec Butte
Distance:1.6 miles
Elevation gain:212 feet

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Sep 17, 2018 : Devil's Garden

Trails:Devil's Garden, Spurs
Distance:4.1 miles
Elevation gain:462 feet

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Sep 1, 2018 : Little Pond Mountain

Major peaks:Little Pond Mountain, Little Pond Mountain South, Hagar Hill
Trails:Road, Long Trail, Road
Distance:10.2 miles
Elevation gain:1359 feet

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Aug 25, 2018 : Jefferson & Washington

Major peaks:Jefferson, Washington
Trails:Caps Ridge, Jefferson Loop, Gulfside, Trinity Heights, Gulfside, Jewell, Boundary Line, road walk
Distance:13 miles
Elevation gain:4700 feet

The ridge is getting extremely busy, and Washington is not a very pleasant place to be on a nice summer afternoon. Too bad.

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Aug 20, 2018 : Pack Monadnock

Major peaks:Pack Monadnock
Trails:Wapack, Marion Davis
Distance:2.8 miles
Elevation gain:900 feet

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Aug 19, 2018 : Winniweta Falls

Trails:Winniweta Falls
Distance:1.8 miles
Elevation gain:400 feet

Jul 29, 2018 : Passaconaway

Major peaks:Passaconaway, Square Ledge
Trails:Old Mast Road, Wonalancet Range, Walden, Square Ledge, Old Mast Road
Distance:10.7 miles
Elevation gain:4712 feet

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Jul 21, 2018 : Percy Peaks

Major peaks:South Percy, North Percy
Trails:Percy Peaks, South Percy herd path, Percy Peaks, Percy Loop
Distance:6.2 miles
Elevation gain:2426 feet

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Jul 8, 2018 : Mount Nancy

Major peaks:Nancy
Trails:Nancy Pond
Distance:9.2 miles
Elevation gain:3141 feet

Lots of water along this hike which makes it very interesting. The final climb up the peak was steep and rough, but there’s a great view to Washington.

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Jun 30, 2018 : Baldfaces

Major peaks:Eastman, South Baldface, North Baldface
Trails:Baldface Circle, Eastman Mountain, Baldface Knob, Baldface Circle
Distance:12.4 miles
Elevation gain:4251 feet

This was supposed to be a backpacking trip to include the Royces and Speckled Mountain, but the extreme heat and humidity put a stop to that.

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Jun 3, 2018 : Garfield & Lafayette

Major peaks:Garfield, Lafayette
Trails:Garfield, Garfield Ridge, Mt. Garfield Spur, Garfield Ridge, Skookumchuck
Distance:13.66 miles
Elevation gain:5137 feet
People:Chris, Kaitlyn

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May 31, 2018 : Moosilauke

Major peaks:Moosilauke
Trails:Gorge Brook
Distance:7.93 miles
Elevation gain:2822 feet

After work hike where we tried to get up in time to see the sunset, but it was all clouded in. We came down in the dark.

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May 28, 2018 : Uncanoonucs

Major peaks:North Uncanoonuc, South Uncanoonuc
Trails:Blue, White Dot, unknown, Link, Summit, Walker, Mountain, KenLaw, snowmobile trails
Distance:5.57 miles
Elevation gain:1414 feet

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May 26, 2018 : Temple

Major peaks:Temple
Trails:Beebe, Wapack
Distance:4.1 miles
Elevation gain:770 feet

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May 13, 2018 : Moats

Major peaks:South Moat, Middle Moat, North Moat
Trails:Moat Mountain
Distance:10.4 miles
Elevation gain:4053 feet

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May 5, 2018 : Monadnock

Major peaks:Monadnock
Trails:Old Halfway House, White Arrow, Royce, Cart Path, Old Halfway House
Distance:4.24 miles
Elevation gain:1756 feet

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Apr 21, 2018 : Mount Shaw

Major peaks:Shaw
Trails:Mount Shaw, Black Snout, High Ridge, Turtleback, Black Snout, Mount Shaw
Distance:8.5 miles
Elevation gain:2661 feet

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Apr 14, 2018 : Uncanoonuc

Major peaks:Uncanoonuc
Trails:White Dot, Pink, Blue, Class 6 Road
Distance:2.3 miles
Elevation gain:950 feet

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Apr 8, 2018 : Tremont

Major peaks:Tremont
Trails:Mount Tremont
Distance:5.6 miles
Elevation gain:2677 feet

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Apr 1, 2018 : Doubleheads

Major peaks:South Doublehead, North Doublehead
Trails:New Path, Old Path, Doublehead Ski
Distance:4 miles
Elevation gain:1739 feet

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Mar 17, 2018 : North Pack Monadnock

Major peaks:North Pack Monadnock
Trails:Wapack, Cliff, Wapack
Distance:5 miles
Elevation gain:1350 feet

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Mar 4, 2018 : Israel

Major peaks:Israel
Distance:4.2 miles
Elevation gain:1879 feet

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Mar 3, 2018 : Stinson

Major peaks:Stinson
Trails:Stinson Mountain
Distance:3.6 miles
Elevation gain:1387 feet

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Feb 24, 2018 : Hale

Major peaks:Hale
Trails:Zealand Road, Hale Brook
Distance:10 miles
Elevation gain:2643 feet

I skied Zealand Road to the trailhead and hiked from there. The road was very icy in the morning so the skiing was not much fun, but it was much softer in the afternoon.

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Feb 13, 2018 : Cannon

Major peaks:Cannon
Trails:Lonesome Lake, Kinsman Ridge, Hi-Cannon, Lonesome Lake
Distance:5.88 miles
Elevation gain:2518 feet

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Feb 10, 2018 : Monadnock

Major peaks:Monadnock
Distance:8.8 miles
Elevation gain:1950 feet
People:Grace, Lon

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Jan 20, 2018 : South Uncanoonuc

Major peaks:South Uncanoonuc
Trails:Link, Summit, Walker, Incline, Summit, Link
Distance:2.6 miles
Elevation gain:742 feet

This is the first of what I hope is a lot of quick, short, local hikes during the week or when I have too much going on to go up to the mountains.

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Jan 14, 2018 : Joe English Hill

Major peaks:Joe English Hill
Distance:1.8 miles
Elevation gain:500 feet

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Jan 10, 2018 : Pico

Major peaks:Pico
Trails:Sherburne, Pico Link, Ski Trails, Sherburne
Distance:5.3 miles
Elevation gain:1823 feet

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Jan 6, 2018 : Pack Monadnock

Major peaks:Pack Monadnock
Trails:Marion Davis, Road
Distance:2.7 miles
Elevation gain:900 feet

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