Looking for a local mountain with possible foliage views, I decided to hike Mount Kearsarge. I got a later start than expected, which made for some beautiful views from the summit with the setting sun, but I was also slower than expected due to descending in the dark. I hope to head back again to get some pictures of the Winslow trail; it may be a good candidate for a snowshoeing trip once we get some snow.
If you’re looking for more information regarding this hike, NortheastHikes.com is a good resource.
Mt. Kearsarge, via Barlow to Winslow Loop || Distance: 2.9 miles || Duration: ~2 hours (40 min ascent, 30 min break, 50 min descent || Gain/Loss: ±1157 || Net Elevation Gain (at Max Elevation): +1121′ || Max Elevation: 2,937′ || Difficulty: Easy
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- WoolX Men’s Long Sleeve Merino Base Camp LS Wool T-shirt – I haven’t hiked much with this particular shirt yet, but I’ve used similar items from WoolX for over a year. I’m a big fan of WoolX’s Basecamp Hoodie. You can read my review here: WoolX Lightweight Merino Wool Baselayer Series
- Katabatic Gear Helios 55
- I’ve been carrying lighter loads since my ankle injury, so this pack is getting the most use. Some detailed photos of this pack, as well as a short review are posted here – Under Review: Katabatic Gear Helios 55 Backpack