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The Jaws: Upper and Lower

Another weekend meant another chance to climb, albeit not the best weather I could of asked for. When summit reports were saying temperatures were dropping to the 20s and 30s  I thought they were exaggerating. Calling for winter hats and … Continue reading

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A Teasing Lover: Rocky Peak Ridge

Hiking the High Peaks you begin to develop a relationship with “her”. Some days she gives you all the beauty and happiness you could ask for. On other days, she is like a teasing lover, teaching you a lesson and tempting you … Continue reading

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Big Slide Mountain: One for the price of four

Big Slide has to be one of the best views of the High Peaks with the Great Range unfolding right before you. I lucked out that the weather cleared up after some rain and overcast skies  for a perfect hike with … Continue reading

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On Deck: Giant

I had a plan. And what do they say about well intentioned plans. Anyways, my plans were set. Hike Giant, like I have many times before (though not since I was in my teenage years) via the Ridge trail (though … Continue reading

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