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About Pathway To The Presidentials

My name is Chris and I am planning on hiking the White Mountains' Presidential Traverse in September 2013. I live in Maine. I am an early-30 something dude of sasquatchian proportions who loves the outdoors, loves hiking, and pushing myself mentally, spiritually and occasionally physically through various pursuits in an effort to learn about myself, others and the world around me.

Three Months In…. Three Months to Go…

Back in March when I first came to the decision to give this a try, I was feeling supremely confident! I mean, my goal was September… six months away!  Well, here I am three months in and at the half … Continue reading

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Memorial Day Weekend Photos

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Photos from our Memorial Day weekend adventures in the White Mountains

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Memorial Day Weekend Hike #2 – Mt. Adams

After a long, very wet day on the trail on Saturday we refueled the mind, body and spirit with some beers and food in a warm, dry pizza joint in Gorham. One our way back Ben and I were talking … Continue reading

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Memorial Day Weekend Hike #1 – Mt. Madison

Mt. Madison was a logical choice for our first hike. We were camping at the Dolly Copp Campground at the base of the mountain. Our plan was to head up the Daniel Webster trail which originated right in the campground … Continue reading

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Rain, Sleet & Snow – Memorial Day Weekend, Oh My!

Memorial Day is one the most anticipated holidays of the year. In Maine, Memorial Day weekend marks a pivotal turning point in the calendar. It is the unofficial start to summer! Seasonal business open to prepare for the tourist season. … Continue reading

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Celebrate Good Times!

It has been an amazing week of celebrations and anniversaries.  The American Cancer Society turned 100 this week (I am a long time volunteer for the ACS).  The 20th anniversary of the Graduation Episode of Saved by the Bell was also … Continue reading

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Hiking Photos: East Royce & West Royce 5-4-13

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Hiking Photos: Mt. Moriah 4-27-2013

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A Tale of Two Hikes Part Two: East & West Royce

On Saturday, we tackled our second consecutive weekend of hiking.  This trip was just Ben and myself as we visited an old friend in an old neighborhood – the Royces in Evans Notch. East Royce in particular we’ve been on a couple … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Hikes Part One: Mt. Moriah

Coming off the heels of my San Francisco vacation last week, I immediately hit the training hard. It started with our early morning Yoga class on Wednesday and Thursday and a bike ride and run on Friday.  Then, for the … Continue reading

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