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“Old Man of the Mountain”

15 years ago on May 3, 2003…… Freezing and thawing opened fissures in the Old Man’s forehead. By the 1920s, the crack was wide enough to be mended with chains, and in 1957 the state legislature passed a $25,000 appropriation for a more elaborate weatherproofing, using 20 tons of fast-drying cement, plastic covering, and steel…

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Frankenstein Cliff and Arethusa Falls

The Frankenstein Cliff trail-head is located in Crawford Notch State Park and parking is right off the highway directly on 302. The typical hiking time for this loop is about 3 hours 30 min. but due to my arthritic condition, it took about almost 6 hours, but the views made the trip well worth the…

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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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