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TRIPS: Hiking the Carter Dome Loop

To enjoy the taller peaks and great views of New Hampshire's White Mountains, but without the crowds on Mount Washington, spend a day hiking this loop up Carter...

Salvation in Vermont

During one snowless winter, this New Jersey snowboarder tried to save his season by braving a 7-hour drive, a bad radiator valve and an icy attitude to reach ri...

Trip Idea: MA’s Mount Everett

Mount Everett, Massachusetts At 2,602 feet, Massachusetts' Mount Everett is the highest peak in the south Taconic Mountains running along the border of Mass...

Great New England Snowshoe Trails

  Here's a little secret you might not know: Snowshoeing in the winter is WAY better than hiking in the summer. In winter, there's no bugs, no oppressiv...

The “Grand Canyon” of the East

Think about the most stunningly beautiful places in the Northeast and you might think about the region's mountain ranges, secluded forests or meandering coastli...

Exploring Maine’s Grafton Loop

Less than a decade old, western Maine's Grafton Loop offers spectacular views and few crowds. By David Mills Other than the soothing sound of a distant fl...

Spit Happens (on Mount Chocorua)

New Hampshire's Mount Chocorua draws a crowd. A big crowd. But with awesome views from its summit and a couple of scenic waterfalls along the way, there's a rea...

Tall Fail: Losing to Katahdin

Mount Katahdin stands 5,267 feet high. It’s the highest point in Maine, but it’s no K2. So why does it break hikers’ hearts and keep rangers busy saving people ...

6 Whitewater Hotspots Near Portland

by Corey Norman When people think of Portland, Maine, the word 'whitewater' is not the first word that comes to mind. But, within one hour in any direction, ...