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These five rocky waterfalls and tranquil bodies of water in the White Mountains are sure to please, from shorter family hikes to more challenging ascents above treeline. No matter which one you pick, AMC Lodges and Huts are well-located basecamps or backcountry destinations for these adventures. Zealand Falls Location: Twin Mountain Distance: 5.6 miles round-trip from Zealand Road…

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From breathtaking views to alluring rock formations, the White Mountains are a great place to plan your next family hiking adventure. Stay at one of our AMC Lodges and Huts or take a day trip with your kids. The outdoors are calling! Mount Willard Location: Crawford Notch Distance: 3.2 miles round-trip from AMC Macomber Family…

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Mt. Moriah, part of the Carter-Moriah Range, beckoned on Saturday as I casually chase the 48 New Hampshire 4,000-footers. The Carter-Moriah Trail teases with a few spectacular views west and north along the way, but it’s not until the end that you get the big reveal, after hoofing up Mt. Surprise and a succession of steep ledges,…

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Stop in and see what is happening at Pinkham Notch Visitor Center this weekend! With a little more than 3 feet of snow at our snow stake and more in the forecast, it is revving up to be a great winter adventure weekend! Most weekends throughout the winter (and summer) our guide staff or volunteers…

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Some is just better than others. Hillman’s Highway 29 January 2017 Today definitely fell into the latter category. In a stark contrast to the less than stellar “winter,” we received last year; it seems we’re off to an excellent start to ski season. Plagued with a historically low snow year, I don’t think I ever…

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My first ascent of the season – Friday January 20, 2017 To all the winter lovers & adventure seekers… Winter is here and for all of us winter fanatics, it’s our favorite time of the year. I spent all of Thursday monitoring the forecast. I kept the Mount Washington Observatory’s weather report tab up on…

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Ah, ‘Shoulder’ Seasons… Those periods where there isn’t enough snow to ski on but it clearly isn’t Winter or Fall or Spring or Summer. So, what to do? Well how about a mountain bike ride? That’s the choice I made last Sunday. Here in the Northern Whites we had about 2 inches of untracked snow…

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Time to break out the microspikes and dust off your sleds because snow has begun to fall here in Pinkham Notch. Three inches of the white stuff is on the ground and temperatures are predicted to remain below or near the freezing mark for the week allowing the current snowfall to stick around with a chance…

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Due to damage from a forest fire that has affected more than 300 acres, and concern for public safety, White Mountain National Forest officials have issued an emergency closure order that prohibits public access in the vicinity of the Albany Covered Bridge and Covered Bridge Campground. The closure area also contains the Boulder Loop Trail….

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On Tuesday, July 26th, the Front Desk crew of Pinkham Notch Visitor Center hit the Kearsarge North Trail to blow off some steam on our annual “morale day.” We had a few different options on the table for our day, but decided to go up Mount Kearsarge as only one person in our party had…

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