Tag: Mount Washington

Traversing the White Mountains’ Presidential Range

They say you are who you hang out with. For this reason, it is difficult to get a true sense of a mountain until you spend some time with its neighbors. Sometimes the character of one peak may be better appreciated after having explored others in the same range. You know what you’re looking at …

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Starter Peaks: Nine Easy Mountains to Climb in the U.S.

If you’re ready to tackle your first peak, or want to explore some of America’s amazing beginner treks, then consider one of these great beginner “walk up” mountains for your next climb. These are some of the easiest of the beginner mountains, and are great for most adventurers in good physical condition. Climbing one of …

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Mount Washington (New Hampshire)

Mount Washington (New Hampshire) Before settlers arrived, Mount Washington was called Agiocochook, which translates to “the place of the Great Spirit” or “the place of the Concealed One,” and Kodaak Wadjo, meaning “the top is so hidden,” by Native American tribes. The Algonquian people also called it Waumbik, meaning “white rocks.” The mountain sits mostly …

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