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Hikerchick located in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. I've completed the NH48, NE67, and am working on round 2 of the NH48.

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Hiking off “The List:” Life After Finishing the New England 67

Hiking off “The List:” Life After Finishing the New England 67

I met my goal, now what? It has been almost a month since I summited my final peak on the The 100 Highest, Redlining, etc., but I'm even at a point

Sep 5, 2018 : Socked In
Finishing the New England 67 4,000-Footers

Finishing the New England 67 4,000-Footers

The Beginning of the End I want to remember it all. Every moment, smell, sound, all the feelings I felt - the smiles and tears. I did the thing I

Aug 18, 2018 : Socked In
How to Hike Every 4,000-Footer in the Rangeley Lakes Region in One Trip

How to Hike Every 4,000-Footer in the Rangeley Lakes Region in One Trip

After spending four days in the Rangeley Lakes Region of Maine, I have compiled an itinerary of what one would need to do to hike every 4,000-footer

Aug 16, 2018 : Socked In
The Trail Provides, Part Four – The Final Chapter

The Trail Provides, Part Four – The Final Chapter

Day three in Maine started off with a sense of calm.  I only had one hike to do and it was only going to be a nine-mile day.  I allowed myself to

Aug 5, 2018 : Socked In
The Trail Provides Part 3 – Saddlebacks, Sunburns, and Heat Exhaustion

The Trail Provides Part 3 – Saddlebacks, Sunburns, and Heat Exhaustion

Day Two, Hike Two - The Saddlebacks Fresh out of the rain and in a rush to get to my next summit, I pulled into the parking lot of Saddleback Ski

Aug 2, 2018 : Socked In
The Trail Provides, Part Two – Hiking in a Thunderstorm

The Trail Provides, Part Two – Hiking in a Thunderstorm

Setting out for hikes wasn't always a pleasant experience for me.  When I first started hiking I would become anxious on the drive north, and as I

Jul 26, 2018 : Socked In
The Trail Provides: Sugarloaf and Spaulding

The Trail Provides: Sugarloaf and Spaulding

After completing dozens of hikes you begin to develop a routine.  You stop focusing on what this person said that annoyed you, or what the traffic

Jul 21, 2018 : Socked In
Gear Review: Sierra Designs Neah Bay Jacket & Elwah Pant

Gear Review: Sierra Designs Neah Bay Jacket & Elwah Pant

Sierra Designs Women’s Elwah Pant At-a-Glance MSRP: $79.00 Weight: 12.8 ounces Materials: Hurricane Extend 2L breathable; mechanical stretch

May 28, 2018 : Socked In
Failing to Finish Your Hike and Why It’s OK

Failing to Finish Your Hike and Why It’s OK

"The mountains will always be there." You hear this phrase tumble over the lips of fellow hikers when admitting defeat. And nobody likes to say it,

Apr 27, 2018 : Socked In
Examining the Impact of Overcrowding on Hiking Trails

Examining the Impact of Overcrowding on Hiking Trails

A wise man once said wilderness is a necessity. Go outside and breathe the pine-scented air, listen to a babbling brook, or feel leaves crunch under

Apr 6, 2018 : Socked In