Big Agnes Copper Spur HV UL2 Tent

If you’ve read some of my past posts, you know I’m a gear fiend.  Researching, reading reviews and looking for the best deals is probably just as much fun as using it…well actually using it is the most fun, but man do I love gear shopping.  When it came to buying my first tent, an important decision, my skills came in quite handy. When I […]

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Cannon Mountain in the Winter

DD’s friend Kaylie posted a facebook status looking for partners to adventure with her this weekend, and of course we were all over it! Her original plan was Tecumseh, which is a great 4,000 footer, but we had been talking about bagging Cannon Mountain in the winter, and she was game. Our mutual friend Ashley and of course Jess were also interested so we made […]

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Mount Washington Winter Summit

Hi! It’s Willow. I started winter hiking in the winter of 2016 and fell in love with the beauty of the high peaks in winter (read more about my entry into winter hiking here).  Laying eyes on the snow covered Presidential Range is incredibly stunning and I wanted to get up there. Every hiker dreams of a Mount Washington Winter Summit. Here’s my story below…. My sights […]

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Mount Waumbek to Starr King Summit

Hey! It’s DD. We hiked the LONGEST 2.6  miles (up) of our LIVES on this mountain up Mount Waumbek to Starr King  – but it was worth it. (Isn’t it always?) Our friend Jess S. joined us for this hike. She recently geared up and bought some gaiters and microspikes, so this was her first BIG winter hike where any winter gear was necessary. Fortunately, […]

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Mount Tecumseh

DD & Willow here!  You all know by now that Willow adores winter.  She is the one who exclaims with glee every time the white stuff is falling and love to spread her love of winter with others whenever possible, or at the very least, annoy those around her who hate winter with her excitement. She was more than happy to take DD up Mount […]

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Old Speck Mountain

Hello! This is Willow. I wanted to share a pretty interesting story about the power of hobbies and social media. I love social media for bringing like minded people together.  Despite being a fairly late adopter and an introvert, most of my closest friends are in my life because of social media- Thanks Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram!  There is truly no better way to stay motivated […]

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