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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 New Hampshire’s “52 With A View” List

Hiking New Hampshire’s “52 With A View” List

The 52 With A View list of mountains, also known as the “Over The Hill Hikers,” comprises 52 mountains in New Hampshire that have an elevation of

Nov 1, 2018 : Socked In
New Hampshire’s 48 4,000-Footers, Ranked

New Hampshire’s 48 4,000-Footers, Ranked

If I had a dollar for every time someone asked me which of New Hampshire's 48 4,000 footers was my favorite I'd have a couple hundred dollars. Which

Oct 16, 2018 : Socked In
The Trail Changes You. It’s Supposed To

The Trail Changes You. It’s Supposed To

That's why we go out there, you know. That's why we seek out the solitude of the wilderness over and over again. Because it changes us; we need it

Oct 13, 2018 : Socked In
Top Five New Hampshire Hikes That Aren’t on the Appalachian Trail

Top Five New Hampshire Hikes That Aren’t on the Appalachian Trail

As the leaves begin to turn in northern New Hampshire and leaf-peeping season gets into full swing, trying to find solitude in the NH wilderness

Oct 2, 2018 : Socked In
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