Mt Belknap 2017

Yesterday, years ago (2017), Brian and I hiked up to the Belknap summit in a cloud bank with high winds and no views – even from the tower. Today was a better story, much better views and foliage was reasonable but not at peak yet. The view from an outlook that we completely missed 3 …

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The Pawtuckaway Mountains

Pawtuckaway State Park North, Middle & South Pawtuckaway Mountains are 3 different peaks around the caldera that is Pawtuckaway Volcanic Ring Dike. There are many opportunities for hiking, with trails leading to many points of interest, including a fire tower; a marsh where beavers, deer, and great blue herons may be seen, and a geologically …

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Mount Belknap

This was a fairly easy hike on a damp and foggy day. The fire tower was in a low cloud with a brisk breeze. Thanks to another hiker we were able to find the trail entrance near the summit to descend briefly down a very slippery steep slope to see where a piper cub aircraft …

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