Hiking the White Mountains : A Guide to 40 of New Hampshire's Best Hiking Adventures

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  • Edition: 1st
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  • Copyright: 2010-06-15
  • Publisher: FalconGuides
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State Hiking Series Each guide includes: - Hikes suited to every ability - Accurate directions to popular as well as less-traveled trails - Up-to-date trail descriptions with mile-by-mile directional cues - Detailed trail maps and GPS coordinates - Difficulty ratings, average hiking times, and best hiking seasons for each hike - Trail Finder for best hikes with dogs, children, great views, or wildlife viewing - Information on fees and permits, contacts, events and attractions, restaurants and accommodations, canine compatibility, and more - Zero-impact and wilderness safety tips and techniques *** This book covers the best day hikes and weekend backpacking trips in New Hampshire's breathtaking White Mountains. It takes readers to the most scenic hikes, some well-known and others off the beaten path.

Author Biography

Lisa Densmore is the author of Hiking the Green Mountains and Hiking the Adirondacks (both FalconGuides). She is the Emmy Award-winning cohost of Wildlife Journal (PBS) and a writer and photographer whose work has appeared in such publications as Backpacker and Vermont Life. She lives in Hanover, New Hampshire.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. vii
Introductionp. viii
Human History of the White Mountainsp. viii
Geologyp. viii
Wildlifep. ix
Climatep. xi
Backcountry Safety and Hazardsp. xii
Backcountry Essentialsp. xiv
Zero Impactp. xvi
Hiker's Checklistp. xvi
How to Use This Guidep. xvii
Trail Finderp. xix
Map Legendp. xxii
The Hikes: Dartmouth-Sunapee Region and the Southern Whitesp. 1
Mount Cardiganp. 2
Mount Kearsargep. 68
Grand Monadnockp. 11
Mount Moosilaukep. 16
Smarts Mountainp. 20
Franconia Regionp. 25
Franconia Ridgep. 26
Liberty-Flume Loopp. 31
Mount Pemigewassetp. 36
Mount Carrigainp. 39
South Twinp. 43
Bondcliff-Zeacliff Traversep. 47
Artists Bluffp. 54
North Sugarloaf and Middle Sugarloafp. 57
Crawford Notch and the Southern Presidentialp. 61
Arethusa Falls-Frankenstein Cliffp. 62
Mount Avalonp. 66
Mount Eisenhowerp. 69
Webster-Jackson Traversep. 74
Mount Willardp. 79
Mount Washington and the Northern Presidentialsp. 83
Mount Adamsp. 84
Mount Madisonp. 88
Mount Jeffersonp. 92
Mount Washingtonp. 95
Tuckerman Ravine-Boott Spur Loopp. 100
Waterville Valley Regionp. 105
Hedgehog Mountainp. 106
Mount Osceolap. 110
Mount Tripyramidp. 114
Welch-Dickey Loopp. 119
Whiteface-Passaconaway Loopp. 123
Lakes Regionp. 129
Belknap Mountainp. 130
Mount Majorp. 134
Mount Morgan-Mount Percival Loopp. 138
West Rattlesnakep. 143
North Conway Areap. 147
Baldface Loopp. 148
Carter Dome-Mount Hight Loopp. 153
Mount Chocoruap. 157
Kearsarge Northp. 161
North Moat-Red Ridge Loopp. 164
Wildcatp. 168
Jefferson Areap. 173
Mount Cabot-Unknown Pond Loopp. 174
For More Informationp. 179
Further Readingp. 180
The 48 over 4,000 Feetp. 181
Hike Indexp. 183
About the Authorp. 185
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