Advanced Hike: The Baldfaces

Group: Random Group of Hikers When: Saturday, February 24, 9 am-9 pm Where: Baldface Circle Trail, North Chatham, NH Cost: Free (registration required) Details: We're going to hike The Baldfaces (3,570 & 3,610ft), two dramatic rocky peaks on the east side of the White Mountains. This very challenging winter hike involves nearly 4 miles of above treeline travel and will require the use of crampons with front points (along with mountaineering snowshoes and microspikes). DISTANCE: about 10 miles. ELEVATION GAIN: 3,700ft. HIKING TIME is relative. Plan on a full day of hiking-- we may not finish the hike until after sunset--bring TWO headlamps with spare LITHIUM batteries for the cold. • Put your name on the waitlist if you would like to go. • No Guests--have your guests sign up and RSVP, please. • This trip limited to 10 participants to responsibly reduce impacts to habitat, trails, and the experience of other hikers • What the group will expect of you: Humanity humility and cooperation. You must convey this information to the event organizer in advance AND keep a written summary of it located within an easily accessible part of your backpack.

Group: Random Group of Hikers

When: Saturday, February 24, 9 am-9 pm

Where: Baldface Circle Trail, North Chatham, NH

Cost: Free (registration required)

Details: We’re going to hike The Baldfaces (3,570 & 3,610ft), two dramatic rocky peaks on the east side of the White Mountains. Views from these peaks are among the finest in the White Mountains. This very challenging winter hike involves nearly 4 miles of above treeline travel and will require the use of crampons with front points (along with mountaineering snowshoes and microspikes). If you sign up for this event, you agree to bring the proper gear to the trailhead with you, NO EXCEPTIONS. 52WAV

DIFFICULTY: ADVANCED. DISTANCE: about 10 miles. PACE: Moderate, 2.0mph on average; we will stop for breaks, views, and to smell the roses. ELEVATION GAIN: 3,700ft. HIKING TIME is relative. Plan on a full day of hiking– we may not finish the hike until after sunset–bring TWO headlamps with spare LITHIUM batteries for the cold….

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