Day 287 (13 Oct 2012) Mt. Monadnock


Today a few friends and I took a short drive up to New Hampshire, to Mt. Monadnock, to hike and admire the fall foliage.  The foliage was predicted to be at 95% peak color, so we figured this was the perfect weekend to hike.  Mt. Monadnock is the second most climbed mountain in the world, second only to Mt. Fuji (which I have climbed); it’s a bald summit (due to fires in the 1800s), a short hike (~4 miles round trip), and the only mountain for many miles around, giving it a great view.

The views did not disappoint, however the trees were not as colorful as we had hoped, but that’s ok, fighting the crowds on the trails provided enough entertainment to counter that, LOL.  But it was a good day for a hike: clear weather, cool air, and enough color to make it worth the 2.5 hr drive.

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5 thoughts on “Day 287 (13 Oct 2012) Mt. Monadnock

      • I was born in NJ and am living there now, but I did live in Suncook, NH for three years. I still have family in Hooksett, NH and I try to get up there as often as I can to visit. I Love New England!

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