Tag Archives: winter hiking

Mt. Waumbek (4,006 feet) via the Starr King Trail is one of the easier, if not the easiest, hikes on the New Hampshire 48 of White Mountain summits over 4,000…

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One of the easier 4K hikes in the summer, Mt. Tecumseh is ideal for snowshoeing in winter. Explore this five-mile roundtrip hike.

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Hike Distance: 2.8 miles to East Osceola + 1 mile to Mt. Osceola (don’t forget to come back) Time: 5-8 hours Difficulty: Pack the Aleve Elevation: East Osceola 4,156 feet;…

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Mt. Washington Summit Winter

“Good communication is essential,” Dave, our Eastern Mountain Sports guide, said. “Because gravity doesn’t care.”┬áIt was the first day of the Appalachian Mountain Club and Eastern Mountain Sports Schools’ winter mountaineering program, and we were staring up a 200-foot ice cliff near Cathedral Ledges in North Conway, New Hampshire.

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Mt. Flume offers an ideal early-season winter hike to break-in your snow hiking legs with a moderate (by White Mountains’ standards) 11-mile trek via the Osseo, Lincoln Woods and Franconia Ridge trails.

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Mt. Washington in Goggles

Bear in mind that “spring” is a relative term. While the snowbanks have finally retreated across most of New England, an early April hike finds winter in full bloom on…

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