{hiking mount chocorua}

{hiking mount chocorua}

A girlfriend of mine texted me saying that she wanted to go hiking. Of course, I’m game. It’s autumn in New England, and I’ve seen so many lovely posts on Instagram about the foliage in the White Mountains, so YES, I was GAME.

The plan: enjoy a lovely drive on the Kancamagus Highway, and to hike Mount Chocorua.

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{big dreams of presidential proportions}

{big dreams of presidential proportions}

I can’t help it. I can’t stop thinking about that weekend in the Whites. That AMAZING weekend in the Whites, where I kayaked and hiked and made friends. Where I realized that I don’t actually dislike trail walking on an incline (ie: hiking) as much as I thought.

Turns out the key is for me is hiking with the right crowd. Slow, chatty women, apparently.

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{amc women’s adventure weekend: part 5, the people}

{amc women’s adventure weekend: part 5, the people}

In a departure from my normal topic, running, I’d like to spend the next few days telling you a bit about a lovely weekend I spent in the Whites with the Appalachian Mountain Club.

I participated in an AMC Women’s Adventure Weekend – on the docket was 48 hours of kayaking and hiking near Pinkham Notch with like-minded women.

Part Five: The People

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{amc women’s adventure weekend: part 4, hiking the tuckerman ravine trail}

{amc women’s adventure weekend: part 4, hiking the tuckerman ravine trail}

In a departure from my normal topic, running, I’d like to spend the next few days telling you a bit about a lovely weekend I spent in the Whites with the Appalachian Mountain Club.

I participated in an AMC Women’s Adventure Weekend – on the docket was 48 hours of kayaking and hiking near Pinkham Notch with like-minded women.

Part Four: Hiking the Tuckerman Ravine Trail

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{amc women’s adventure weekend: part 3, kayaking with great glen trails}

{amc women’s adventure weekend: part 3, kayaking with great glen trails}

In a departure from my normal topic, running, I’d like to spend the next few days telling you a bit about a lovely weekend I spent in the Whites with the Appalachian Mountain Club.

I participated in an AMC Women’s Adventure Weekend – on the docket was 48 hours of kayaking and hiking near Pinkham Notch with like-minded women.

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{amc women’s adventure weekend: part 2, accommodations}

{amc women’s adventure weekend: part 2, accommodations}

In a departure from my normal topic, running, I’d like to spend the next few days telling you a bit about a lovely weekend I spent in the Whites with the Appalachian Mountain Club.

I participated in an AMC Women’s Adventure Weekend – on the docket was 48 hours of kayaking and hiking near Pinkham Notch with like-minded women.

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{amc women’s adventure weekend: part 1, getting there}

{amc women’s adventure weekend: part 1, getting there}

In a departure from my normal topic, running, I’d like to spend the next few days telling you a bit about a lovely weekend I spent in the Whites with the Appalachian Mountain Club.

I participated in an AMC Women’s Adventure Weekend – on the docket was 48 hours of kayaking and hiking near Pinkham Notch with like-minded women.

Part One: Getting There

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