Tag Archives: trail-less

The Runner-Up: Allen Mountain

I’ve been putting Allen off, so much so, that it is my 45th climb. Nothing like saving it for the near end. But with so much history for my family Whiteface was destined to be my final peak. I’ve heard … Continue reading

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To Cliff and Redfield with love

Dearest Cliff, Your reputation does not disappoint. You namestake was appropriately chosen though, I still prefer Saddleback Cliffs. It is really your mud-filled cliffs that makes them a doozy. Yes, thank you for layering the slippery mud right in my … Continue reading

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Santa’s Gifts Galore: Santanoni Peak

My goal was 20 mountains this summer. I barely told a soul because it sounded ridiculous and too lofty. After 14 last year I was pretty tired and had to skimp on many amazing Vermont activities and time with friends. … Continue reading

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Wrapping up the Seward Range: Seymour Mountain

Following up on heavenly Haystack, with a “break weekend” in between for a quick trip home and some discgolf over labor day weekend the mountains were yet again calling. I saved a couple of single hikes for the fall time … Continue reading

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Sky is the Limit: Wright, Algonquin, Boundary & Iroquois

After three weeks since my last hike I was itching to get out on the trail. But really I can’t complain. In those three weeks I enjoyed two weekends of sailing lessons. Yep. I’m now official for low wind up … Continue reading

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Dix Range is Done: Hough Peak, South Dix and Grace

The 4th of July brought a three day weekend. Hmmm…what to do? A friday hike knocking of three more trail-less peaks. Yes. Yes, I think that is an excellent plan. As I expected the Elk Lake trailhead was packed. It … Continue reading

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