Adirondack High Peaks Loop (Avalanche Lake, Mt Marcy, Mt Basin, Saddleback Mt)

Adirondack High Peaks Loop (Avalanche Lake, Mt Marcy, Mt Basin, Saddleback Mt)

On this backpacking loop in the Adirondack High Peaks Wilderness of Northern New York, you will get to see the picturesque Avalanche Lake that’s nestled between two mountains, climb Mount Marcy the highest peak in New York at 5,344’, and enjoy many spectacular mountain views that extend as far as the eye can see. This hike will surly be a challenge for anyone, but the reward will be an incredible adventure that will leave a lasting impression on you.

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Virginia's Triple Crown Loop Backpacking Guide

Virginia's Triple Crown Loop Backpacking Guide

In this backpacking adventure you will get a chance to conquer three of the regions most spectacular overlooks: McAfee Knob, one of the most photographed spots along the AT, Tinker Cliffs, offers 180-degree views of mountain ranges and amazing sunsets, and Dragon’s Tooth, a rock scrambling climb to a unique jagged peak.

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Long Trail Backpacking Guide: Section 1 of 5

Long Trail Backpacking Guide: Section 1 of 5

In this backpacking guide I will cover the first section of the Long Trail from Route 2 (Williamstown/North Adams, MA) to Route 11/30 (Manchester Center, VT). On this part of the trail you will mainly be hiking through very dense forests and occasionally get to peak out above treeline to incredible views from Fire Towers on top of Mount Glastonbury and Mount Stratton.

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Dolly Sods Wilderness Loop Backpacking Guide

Dolly Sods Wilderness Loop Backpacking Guide

The Dolly Sods Wilderness is located on top of the Allegheny Plateau of West Virginia, and is part of the Monongahela National Forest. A backpacking trip in this area will expose you to a very diverse and unique landscape with sphagnum bogs, grassy meadows lined by spruce trees, windswept boulders, and beautiful mountain vistas.

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Mount Rogers/Grayson Highlands Loop Backpacking Guide

Mount Rogers/Grayson Highlands Loop Backpacking Guide

The Mount Rogers/Grayson Highlands loop hike is an iconic section of the Appalachian Trail, located in the southwestern hills of Virginia within the Jefferson National Forest. It also crosses over into the bordering Grayson Highlands State Park. This region is best known for its vast mountain views and alpine peaks with wild ponies roaming about.

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A Guide to Backpacking Hut to Hut in the White Mountains

A Guide to Backpacking Hut to Hut in the White Mountains

If you're looking for a unique hiking experience, look no further than backpacking hut to hut in the White Mountains National Forest in New Hampshire. While hiking here you will encounter steep and rugged mountains. You will almost think you're out west somewhere in the Rockies. But at the same time you will be able to get the comfort of a cabin-like hut to stay at.

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ROAN HIGHLANDS BACKPACKING GUIDE

ROAN HIGHLANDS BACKPACKING GUIDE

The Roan Highlands section of the Appalachian Trail is an amazing backpacking trip. One that you will never forget. You get to hike through the thick and remote Pisgah and Cherokee National Forests. The highlight of the trip will be those famous grassy balds 

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