Hiking Mount Jackson, NH in Winter (4000 Footers)

Hiking Mount Jackson NH in Winter

On Sunday, January 22nd 2017, Monica and I headed out to complete our 20th mountain over 4000 feet in New Hampshire. We started hiking the mountains during the summer of 2014. So we have been working on the list of 48 4000 footers for 2.5 years now. Since Monica and I are both mothers we have a lot of scheduling to do to be able to slip away to the mountains for a whole day, especially since we live 2 and a half hours away. We are always so exciting to get away to the mountains. We have done a… » Continue Reading

Hiking Mount Hancock and South Hancock, NH {4000 Footers}

Hiking Mount Hancock and South Hancock, NH

My hiking partner, Monica, and I have been steadily working through the list of 48 mountains over 4000 feet in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. For the last three years we have done a hike of the 4000 Footers around my birthday. Best way to celebrate ever! On Saturday, November 26th, we hiked Mount Hancock and South Hancock. Completing our 18th & 19th 4000 Footers. I picked Monica up at 5:45am and we set off to drive from Quebec to New Hampshire. I was worried there would be traffic at the border since it is the American Thanksgiving weekend… » Continue Reading

Hiking Mount Moriah, New Hampshire {4000 Footers}

Hiking Mount Moriah, New Hampshire

Monica and I have hiked 16 of the 48 White Mountains that are over 4000 feet. We are gradually tackling mountains and checking them off our list. Since we live in Quebec and have to drive 2 hours each way to get there, it is slow going but we are making progress, especially when we did 4 mountains in one day this summer. On Saturday October 1st 2016, Monica, her daughter Ashley and I headed to New Hampshire to hike Mount Moriah. I picked them up at 7:30am. We got to the trail head just before 10am. There is not… » Continue Reading

Hiking Zealand Mountain & The Bonds, New Hampshire {4000 Footers}

Hiking Zealand Mountain and The Bonds NH

My friend Monica and I are on a quest to hike all of The 4000 Footers in The White Mountains of New Hampshire. Out of the 48 mountains we had hiked 12, including our first which was Mount Washington. You can read about all those hikes here. We decided to do our biggest adventure yet last Saturday, June 18 2016. We planned to climb 4 mountains in one day. I researched all the possible routes extensively in the days leading up to our hike. There are a few ways to reach The Bonds (Mount Bond, West Bond and Bondcliff) but they are… » Continue Reading

Attempt to Hike East Osceola Mountain NH in Spring

Attempt hiking East Osceola NH in Spring

On Monday, March 28th 2016, my friend Monica, Gunner my Golden Retriever and I attempted to hike East Osceola Mountain in New Hampshire. We have completed 12 of the 48 4000 footers of NH. Yesterday’s hike was not successful however. We had wanted to hike on Friday but the high winds and huge amounts of rain deterred us. We couldn’t go on the weekend as Monica and I both had Easter plans. So we decided to go on Monday, the weather was still forecasting rain and snow but much less than it had on Friday so we decided to go… » Continue Reading

Hiking Mount Moosilauke NH in Winter. {4000 Footer}

Hiking Mount Moosilauke NH in Winter

My friend Monica and I are slowly making our way through the list of 48 mountains over 4000 feet in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. This past weekend we completed our 12th mountain.  You can read about all our previous mountain recaps here on my blog. On Saturday March 5th, Monica, Gunner my Golden Retriever and I set out at 7am to drive the 2.5 hours from our home in Quebec to the Mount Moosilauke trail head in New Hampshire. We have been super excited for hiking Mount Moosilauke NH in winter for a long time. We have been… » Continue Reading

Winter Hiking Mount Waumbek, New Hampshire (4000 Footer)

Winter Hiking Mount Waumbek New Hampshire

On Saturday, January 9th 2015, my friend Monica and I continued on our goal of hiking all of the 48 mountains over 4000 feet in the White Mountains of New Hampshire, known as the NH 4000 Footers. We are from Quebec so each day hike we do in NH includes 4 hours of driving as well. For our 11th mountain we climbed Mount Waumbek together with my Golden Retriever, Gunner. The weather on Saturday was perfect. Unseasonally warm with a temperature of -2C (28F). It took a lot of discussion for us to determine what to wear on this hike. We had… » Continue Reading

Hiking Cannon Mountain New Hampshire {NH 4000 Footers}

Hiking Cannon Mountain New Hampshire

On Sunday, November 22nd my friend Monica and I hiked our 10th mountain in New Hampshire above 4000 feet. I convinced my husband and Monica’s husband to come with us to celebrate my birthday. This was the boys’ second 4000 Footer and my dog Gunner’s second as well. It was a mild day for November, only -2C. We parked in the Cannon Mountain Ski Area and took the Kinsman Ridge Trail. We started out around 11am, anticipating the hike to take us 4 hours at this time of year. The trail description said it was a steep trail with only… » Continue Reading

Hiking Mount Tom New Hampshire {4000 Footer}

Hiking Mount Tom in New Hampshire

My friend Monica and I have a goal of hiking all of the New Hampshire 4000 Footers. We have climbed 9 of the 48 so far. We started August 2014 with Mount Washington, the tallest, and have been going to New Hampshire hiking every chance we get. It is going slowly since we have to coordinate our schedules and drive 2 hours each way to get there. We are having a lot of fun tackling this large list and always get so excited to get out and do what we love. Monica was training for a marathon in October so… » Continue Reading

Hiking Mount Adams and Mount Madison in New Hampshire

Hiking Mount Adams and Mount Madison in New Hampshire

My friend Monica and I are on a mission to hike all of the 4000 Footers of New Hampshire. We discovered there were 48 such mountains after we climbed Mount Washington, the highest peak in the Northeast, in July 2014 while we were training to run our first marathon. You can read about the 6 other mountains we have climbed here.  We are making good progress on the list since we live in Quebec, Canada which is over 2 hours away from the mountains we are determined to climb. We have wanted to climb Mount Adams for quite awhile. Whenever we… » Continue Reading