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    WOW! Awesome trip report!

    WOW! Awesome trip report!
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    Wanderings from Appalachia lot 7/25

    So I got up at 5am for a 530 departure to head up to the whites on a predicted cool, sunny non-stifling day out and about. My plan was to go check out the rebuilt Maddy Hut. Original thoughts were...
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    Thanks peakbagger, not too worried bout it,...

    Thanks peakbagger, not too worried bout it, mostly checking cause of the holiday weekend and no shuttle. Thinking hikers might spread out abit. Looking forward to the section of KRT that I haven't...
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    Parking beta cannon tram lot

    Looking a couple diff hikes for Sat, one would involve Cannon tramway parking lot, am aware tram is closed thru summer, just curious best estimate of when hiker lot there would fill, thinking...
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    My son has a 5+ hr drive from no maine thus...

    My son has a 5+ hr drive from no maine thus debating.
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    Thanks peak bagger, Sunday was looking like the...

    Thanks peak bagger, Sunday was looking like the best of the weekend supposedly with some sun shining albeit def cooler and windy, thus cooler than cooler. Sounds like you are hearing unsettled pretty...
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    Wind in tucks this weekend

    NWS saying high winds at summit late sat thru Sunday, however, wind direction is W then NW. Know the ravine will be somewhat protected. Best guess on what to expect? Winds 60 to 75 summit with...
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    Lafayette Bridal Path both ways 3/30/16

    Beautiful sunny blue sky day. One inch of new at bottom to 3 inches up high, drifts up to 10/12 inches hut to summit, from previous day small snow and blowing winds. Huge meltdown from sun and warm...
  9. H2H round 2 A FINE WEEKEND AHEAD for 50+miles in 24 hrs!

    My son, Nate will re-attempt a H2H this Sunday of Labor Day weekend.

    First attempt end of July, was 30 out of 52 miles done. 2am start from Carter with wet rocks slowed earlier hours esp up to...
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    good to know dave, wasnt aware of a distinction...

    good to know dave, wasnt aware of a distinction on that one, i do think that if they start at 2am ish, they will complete by midnight, but i will pass the beta along!
    They are actually hiking...
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    Thanks Chris, I already checked out your Madison...

    Thanks Chris, I already checked out your Madison Gulf report, will do so with the Osgood report as well. I am going to print up both for the boys. They are not trail runners, but I am sure they...
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    Have enjoyed all the posts over the years from...

    Have enjoyed all the posts over the years from Ed'n Lauky. My heart and tears to you. I am so happy to see you have welcomed a new member to your family and hiking family. Too often the last good...
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    HUT TO HUT advise

    Hi all, I have 2 20yr olds shooting for hut to hut tuesday 7/28. they are going Carter to LLHut directionally.

    Any helpful advise for them is great. One-my son- has done the NE48, and he works as...
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    Don't have much to add about the specific...

    Don't have much to add about the specific question, but I am proud to announce that my son, Nate- formerly known as 'Short Stride', NH48-age 12, NE67-age 14, now a college sophomore will be the...
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    Chocurua beta

    Will be in the Chocurua area for a family event this weekend. Any beta on trail conditions? Will be on the Chocurua/Tamworth side.
    Thanks!
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    Thanks all for the heads up. Plan on being at...

    Thanks all for the heads up. Plan on being at the gate Saturday ridiculously early, prob 5 am, I m going to hike So Turner then head into Chimney Pond to meet them on the way out. I plan on having...
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    BAX-TAH Beta request

    Two requests:

    1). Any recent beta on the Fort whack? Am familiar with Marston to No Brother. Heading up next week.

    2). My son and an age appropriate friend will be doing Knifes Edge. We have...
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    AVALON and WILLARD in Crawford Notch

    Spent the weekend as an info vol at the Highland Center and Depot. Loved spending time amoungst the AMC front country crew and staff. While I spent the majority
    of my time sharing my knowledge of...
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    Sounds like a good plan. the trail from Hale to...

    Sounds like a good plan. the trail from Hale to the hut is far less travelled than Zealand Pond trail, it has beautiful hardwood sections. you'll have a looong day out from Z Hut to Lincoln Woods,...
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    I have read the book and so has my son- he...

    I have read the book and so has my son- he visited my sons college, UMPI - before he became a freshman, but we read the book loaned to us by one of the staff-, an amazing mountaineering feat done by...
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    Thin but warm long johns...ala Patagonia...

    Thin but warm long johns...ala Patagonia midweights are awesome for warmth and low bulk, you'll see others in this...leave the cotton at home...gets damp in the mountain air. the huts generate...
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    The AMC hut bunks have mattresses about 5 -6...

    The AMC hut bunks have mattresses about 5 -6 inches thick. 3 wool blankets per bunk, and a pillow. I usually bring a light weight sleeping bag liner type item (cleanliness) and a pillow case. Is the...
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    Better late than never to add my two cents! If...

    Better late than never to add my two cents! If you are going to camp outside the park try to get as far away from the roads as possible. The logging trucks are brutal, loud and frequent and start...
  24. My prayers and condolences to the family and...

    My prayers and condolences to the family and friends of both, as well as with those present with them as they ended their physical life here with their loved ones. My heart goes out to the two...
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    Have Subaru wagon...got a place to sleep!!!;)

    Have Subaru wagon...got a place to sleep!!!;)
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