Posted in August 2013

The Whites versus southern Maine

The Whites versus southern Maine

I was prepared for The Whites. I had the notion that they would be challenging and slowed down accordingly. As long as one sets one’s expectations lower as far as pace and mileage, the experience can be rewarding and fulfilling. As far as southern Maine, well, let’s just say I’ve had to reset my expectations. … Continue reading

There is no rushing through The Whites

There is no rushing through The Whites

Last Friday I hiked out of Glencliff, NH and over Mount Moosilauke, the first peak going north that one reaches in the White Mountains. The day before I had hiked 10 miles into the Hiker’s Welcome Hostel in Glencliff and spent the rest of the day lounging on the hammock, watching movies, napping. The space … Continue reading

Time to get my winter gear back

Time to get my winter gear back

A quick entry to let you all know how I’m doing. I just went to the post office today and picked up my winter gear. Winter gear?! In August?! Let me assure you that it is absolutely necessary. Since last I said hello, my fellow hikers and I marched right through the state of Vermont. … Continue reading