2014 Trip Reports

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Date
Mountain(s)
Trails
Miles
Elevation Gain
12/31/14
Carter-Moriah Trail
8.7
3,330 feet
12/30/14
Gale River Road, Garfield Trail, Garfield Ridge Trail, Frost Trail, Garfield Ridge Trail, Gale River Trail, Gale River Road, Route 3
16.2
4,350 feet
12/27/14
Mount Kearsage North Trail
6.2
2,600 feet
12/26/14
Greeley Ponds Trail, Mount Osceola Trail
7.4
3,100 feet
12/22/14
Ski Trails, Wildcat Ridge Trail, Carter-Moriah Trail, North carter Trail, Imp Trail, Camp Dodge Cutoff, Route 16
14.8
5,550 feet
12/20/14
Sawyer River Road, Signal Ridge Trail  /  Webster-Jackson Trail
19.0
6,740 feet
12/15/14
Valley Way, Osgood Trail, Gulfside Trail, Airline, Lowe's Path, Jefferson Loop, Crawford Path, Monroe Loop, Eisenhoer Loop
19.6
8,550 feet
12/13/14
Crew Cut, George's Gorge, Liebskind  /  Sugarloaf Trail
12.2
3,200 feet
12/7/14
Herd Path, North Twin Trail, Herd Path, Mount Hale Fire Wardens Trail, Lend-A-Hand Trail, Twinway
16.1
5,150 feet
12/5/14
Downes Brook Trail, UNH Trail
5.8
1,600 feet
11/30/14
Herd Path, North Twin Trail, Herd Path, Mount Hale Fire Wardens Trail
8.7
2,470 feet
11/29/14
Crawford Path, Eisenhower Loop Trail, Webster-Cliff Trail
9.0
3,350 feet
11/28/14
Basin-Cascades Trail, Cascade Brook Trail, Kinsman Pond Trail, Kinsman Ridge Trail, Fishin' Jimmy Trail, Lonesome Lake Trail, Pemi Bike Path
12.5
3,475 feet
11/25/14
Skookumchuck Trail, Garfield Ridge Trail, Franconia Ridge Trail, Greenleaf Trail, Pemi Bike Path
13.7
4,750 feet
11/15/14
Baldfaces
Baldface Circle Trail, Bicknell Ridge Trail
8.8
3,600 feet
11/14/14
Shelborne
White Trail, Red Trail, Blue Trail, Orange Trail, etc.,
10.5
2,400 feet
11/9/14
Sawyer River Trail, Hancock Notch Trail, Logging Road
12.2
1,700 feet
11/8/14
Moat Mountain Trail, Red Ridge Trail
9.0
2,930 feet
10/25/14
Great Gulf Trail, Wamsutta Trail, Alpine Garden Trail, Nelson Crag Trail, Tuckerman Ravine Trail
11.8
4,900 feet
10/13/14
Zealand Trail, Ethan Pond Trail, Whitewall Slide, Bushwhack, A-Z Trail
9.5
1,500 feet
10/12/14
Mount Meader Trail, Basin Rim Trail, Black Angel Trail, Carter-Moriah Trail, Rainbow Trail, Wild River Trail, Eagle Link, Meader Ridge Trail
26.2
7,850 feet
10/11/14
Dry River Trail, Crawford Path, Monroe Loop Trail, Eisenhower Loop Trail, Webster-Cliff Trail, Mount Clinton Trail
20.9
5,880 feet
10/10/14
Greeley Ponds Trail, Mount Osceola Trail  /  Avalon Trail, A-Z Trail, Mount Tom Spur
10.0
4,380 feet
10/5/14
Zealand Trail, Ethan Pond Trail, Thoreau Falls Trail, Wilderness Trail, Shoal Pond Trail
21.6
1,890 feet
9/28/14
Hancock Loop Trail, Cedar Brook Trail, Arrow Slide, Bushwhack, Cedar Brook Slide
12.1
3,350 feet
9/27/14
Nancy Pond Trail, Nancy Herd Path, Carrigain Notch Trail, Desolation Trail, Signal Ridge Trail
16.2
6,050 feet
9/26/14
Hale Brook Trail / Webster-Jackson Trail
8.7
4,550 feet
9/20/14
Doubletop Trail
7.25
2,550 feet
9/19/14
Whitney's A.T. Finish!
10.0
4,275 feet
9/9/14
Mittersill-Cannon Trail  /  Holt Trail. Clark Trail, Holt-Clark Cutoff
9.5
4,000 feet
9/8/14
Mount Tecumseh Trail  /  Caps Ridge Trail
9.2
4,825 feet
8/30/14
Lincoln Woods Trail, Osseo Trail, Franconia Ridge Trail, Lincoln Slide Bushwhack, Lincoln Brook Trail, Franconia Brook Trail
20.8
5,075 feet
8/29/14
Mittersill-Cannon Trail, Kinsman Ridge Trail, Lonesome Lake Trail, Pemi Trail
9.10
2,670 feet
8/24/14
Algonquin Trail, Wright Spur Trail, Iroquois Herd Path, Lake Colden & Avalanche Pass, South Meadow Truck Trail
14.8
4,750 feet
8/23/14
Connaey Pond Trail, Wilmington Trail, Esther Mountain Herd Path
17.0
4,930 feet
8/22/14
Lake Road, Gill Brook Trail, Elk Pass Trail, Henry Goddard Leach Trail
13.9
4,550 feet
8/16/14 8/17/14
Mount Cube Trail, Town Line Trail, Wachipauka Trail, Glenncliff Trail, Moosilauke Carriage Road, Beaver Brook Trial
22.6
6,925 feet
8/10/14
Caps Ridge Trail, Jefferson Loop Trail, Gulfside Trail, Sphinx Trail, Great Gulf Trail, Wamsutta Trail, Alpine Garden Trail, Nelson Crag Trail, Crawford Path, Monroe Loop Trail, Eisenhower Loop Trail, Edmands Path, Mount CLinton Road, Jefferson Notch Road
20.5
7,850 feet
8/9/14
Lowe's Path, King Ravine Trail, Airline
10.2
4,750 feet
8/3/14
Great Gulf Trail, Sphinx Trail
14.4
3,950 feet
8/2/14
Mount Percival Trail, Crawford-Ridgepole Trail, Morgan Trail, Morse Trail
5.3
1,625 feet
7/12/14
Nineteen-Mile Brook, Route 16, Great Gulf, Osgood, Parapet, Gulfside, Westside, Crawford Path, Webster-Cliff, Route 302, A-Z, Zealand, Twinway, Garfield Ridge, Greenleaf, Old Bridle Path, Lonesome Lake
54.6
19,000 feet
7/6/14
Phelps Trail, State Range Trail, Haystack Trail, ADK Range Trail, W.A. White Trail, Rooster Comb Trail
23.2
9,340 feet
7/5/14
Van Hovenburg Trail, Algonquin Trail, Wright Spur, Iroquois Herd Path, Lake Colden Trail, Avalanche Pass
14.1
4,750 feet
6/29/14
Old Bridle Path, Greenleaf Trail, Franconia Ridge Trail, Falling Waters Trail
8.9
3,850 feet
6/22/14
Lincoln Woods, Osseo, Franconia Ridge, Garfield Ridge, Twinway, Bondcliff Trail
29.4
9,270 feet
6/21/14
Great Gulf, Nelson Crag, Alpine Garden, Lion Head, Tuckerman
13.3
5,140 feet
6/16/14
Skookumchuck, Garfield Ridge, Greenleaf
14.7
5,900 feet
6/15/14
Valley Way, Osgood, Star Lake, Lowe's Path, Gulfside, Jefferson Loop, Clay Loop, Crawford Path, Monroe Loop, Eisenhower Loop, Webster-Cliff, Webster Jackson
24.0
9,850 feet
6/7/14
6/8/14
Long Trail / Ski Slopes / Monroe Trail / Long Trail & Hazelton Trail
28.7
10,625 feet
6/1/14
Lincoln Woods Trail, Franconia Brook Trail, Hellgate Ravine, Monster Slide, Talus Field, Redrock Ravine
20.8
4,250 feet
5/20/14
South Kaibab Trail, North Kaibab Trail, Ribbon Falls Spur, Bright Angel Trail
45.5
10,600 feet
5/18/14
Grandview Trail, Bushwhack
9.5
2,750 feet
5/17/14
Humphreys Trail #151
10.0
3,200 feet
5/16/14
South Kaibab Trail, Bright Angel Trail, Plateau Point Trail
25.5
5,000 feet
May
Baseball Stadiums, Notre Dame, Grand Canyon, Humphreys Peak
5/3/14
Holt Trail, Mowglis Trail, Manning Trail, Elwell Trail
9.0
2,300 feet
4/21/14
Beaver Brook Trail
7.6
3,300 feet
4/12/14
Crawford Path, Webster Cliff Trail, Eisenhower Loop, Monroe Loop, Cog Tracks
19.2
5,300 feet
4/6/14
Nancy Pond Trail
8.8
2,500 feet
3/15/14
Lincoln Woods Trail, Bondcliff Trail
20.5
4,000 feet
3/14/14
Sawyer River Road, Signal Ridge Trail
14.5
4,000 feet
3/9/14
Mount Tecumseh Trail
4.5
2,000 feet
3/8/12
Black Mountain Ski Slopes  /  Stony Brook Trail, Moriah-Carter Trail
12.2
4,000 feet
3/7/14
Ammonoosuc Ravine Trail, Monroe Loop Trail, Crawford Path, Gulfside Trail, Clay Loop Trail, Jefferson Loop Trail, Jewell Trail
12.6
5,600 feet
2/23/14
Webster-Jackson Trail, Mount Willard Trail
8.2
3,500 feet
2/22/14
Baldface Circle Trail, Baldface Knob trail, Slippery Brook Trail
7.6
3,000 feet
2/16/14
Holt Trail, Holt-Clark Cutoff, Clark Trail
5.0
1,750 feet
2/2/14
Kendron Flume Trail, Ethan Pond Trail, Shoal Pond Trail
10.5
2,500 feet
2/1/14
Lincoln Woods Trail, Bondcliff Trail, West Bond Spur
22.8
4,800 feet
1/26/14
Overlook Trail, Blue Trail, Brook Trail, Mount Major Trail, Bushwhack
9.5
3,500 feet
1/25/14
Beaver Brook Trail
7.6
3,150 feet
1/20/14
Gale River Loop Road, Garfield Trail, Garfied Ridge Trail
12.4
3,400 feet
1/19/14
Old Speck Trail
7.6
3,000 feet
1/18/14
Great Gulf Trail
13.0
3,000 feet
1/5/14
Rocky Branch Trail, Engine Hill Bushwhack, Isolation Trail, Davis Path
13.0
3,750 feet
1/4/14
Avalon Trail, Willey Range Trail, Mount Tom Spur, A-Z Trail
7.3
3,000 feet
124 Official Four Thousand Footers
1087.6
347,495

 Powerful Sun, Puffy Clouds, Jet Condensation above the Pemigewasset Wilderness as seen from Mount Tom (January 4th)
 Sled dogs of the White Mountains running across the Mount Washington Hotel Golf Course (January 4th)
 Sled Dogs with Mount Jefferson and Washington as a backdrop at dusk (January 4th)
 Engine Hill Bushwhack (January 5th)
"Load Up Cole," at the Great Gulf Trailhead (January 18th)
 Old Speck Summit Observation Tower (January 19th)
 Gale River Loop Road (January 20th)
Cole heads into near white-out conditions to Mount Moosilauke's summit (January 25th)
 Heading up the Overlook Trail on Mount Gunstock (January 26th)
 Bondcliff, West Bond, and Bond (February 1st)
Cole relaxing on the frozen winter wonderland that is Ethan Pond (February 2nd)
 Mount Cardigan (February 16th)
Cole, goes for a stroll, up Baldface Knob (February 22nd)
 Mount Jackson Summit (February 23rd)
 Mount Washington from Monticello Lawn (March 7th)
Along the ledges of the Carter-Moriah Trail (March 8th)
 Crawford Notch as seen from Mount Crawford (March 9th)
Signal Ridge of Mount Carrigain (March 14th)
 West Bond from the Bondcliff / Bond Col (March 15th)
 South Twin as seen from Norcross Pond (April 6th)
Camel Trail on a bluebird Day in the Presidential Range (April 12th)
Above treeline near the summit of Mount Moosilauke (April 21st)
Mount Cardigan's summit cone from the Firescrew (May 3rd)
Colorado River from Plateau Point (May 16th)
 Agassiz and Fremont Peaks in the San Francisco Mountain Range (May 17th)
 Horseshoe Mesa from Grandview Trail (May 18th)
 Plateau Point and the North Rim from the South Rim of the Bright Angel Trail (May 20th)
Bear Pond in Redrock Ravine with West Bond in the background (June 1st)
 Pico Peak as seen from Killington Peak (June 7th)
Long Trail south along Mount Mansfield's ridgeline (June 8th)
 Presidential Range from Mount Pierce (June, 15th)
 Hiking along the Garfield Ridge Trail near North Lafayette (June 16th)
 Alpine Garden Trail with Boott Spur rising high above (June 21st)
Bondcliff as seen from Mount Bond (June 22nd)
Mount Lincoln (June 29th)
 Avalanche Pass (July 5th)
Summit of Armstrong Mountain with the Great Range behind me (July 6th)
Lakes of the Clouds, the hut, and Mount Monroe from high above on the Crawford Path (July 12th)
 Mount Morgan Cliffs (August 2nd)
Clay Brook Cascade on the Sphinx Trail (August 3rd)
 The steep ascent up the headwall of the King Ravine (August 9th)
Wamsutta Trail at the Auto Road with Mount Adams and Madison (August 10th)
 A.T. Trail Marker on Mount Cube (August 16th)
 Whitney AKA Tip-Toe and Kenny on the A.T. along the Beaver Brook Cascades (August 17th)
 The Gatekeeper - Lake Road (August 22nd)
 Lake Placid viewed from Whiteface Mountain (August 23rd)
Algonquin as seen from Boundary Peak (August 24th)
Cannon Mountain from Mittersill Peak (August 29th)
Descending the Lincoln Slide with Owl's Head in view (August 30th)
 Mount Tecumseh trail run (September 8th)
 Mount Jefferson trail run (September 8th)
 Cannon Mountain trail run (September 9th)
 Whitney 'Tip-Toe' Alana finishes her 2014 thru hike! (September 19th)
 Mount Hale trail run (September 26th)
 Mount Jackson trail run (September 26th)
 Brook crossing on the Nancy Pond Trail (September 27th)
 The Arrow Slide (September 28th)
 The Prince of the Wilderness - Mount Carrigain from Shoal Pond (October 5th)
 East Peak Osceola trail run (October 10th)
 Mount Tom trail run (October 10th)
 Mount Monroe and Washington above the Oakes Gulf (October 11th)
 Mount Meader (October 12th)
 Whitewall Slide (October 13th)
Tuckerman Ravine headwall falls (October 25th)
Red Ridge below Middle Moat Mountain (November 8th)
Mount Carrigain from the end of Sawyer River Road (November 9th)
Meadow Road, Shelburne (November 14th)
Along the Baldface Circle Trail (November 15th)
Eagle Lake and Mount Lafayette (November 25th)
Kinsman Ridge Trail between North and South Kinsman (November 28th)
Crawford Path heading north to Mount Eisenhower (November 29th)
Mount Hale (November 30th)
Allen's Ledge on Hedgehog (December 5th)
Mount Hale with Denise, Heather & Kali (December 7th)
Sugarloaf Mountain (December 13th)
Heading up Mount Adams with JQ Adams and Madison to the north (December 15th)
Undercast from Mount Jackson looking at Mount Willey (December 20th)
Whitney's Winter 48 finish!  (December 22nd)
The Chimney in the Osceola Col (December 26th)
Mount Kearsage (December 27th)
Franconia Ridge as seen from Mount Garfield (December 30th)
Mount Moriah summit (December 31st)

2 comments:

  1. Woah....Great collection of adventures. Amazing pictures!

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  2. Marissa, Dave, & MaxApril 16, 2014 at 7:21 PM

    You guys and Cole go on some great adventures and the pictures are wonderful. Thanks for sharing and let us live vicariously through you! We hope to get up to the Bonds this June, no dog, just us two :)

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