Scarpa Mont Blanc Review

The Mont Blanc is Scarpa’s leather mountaineering boot that does everything well and it is the perfect choice for everything but the most extreme conditions. My winter hiking boot options used to be Scarpa Invernos, a plastic double boot, and LL Bean Cresta Hikers, a light summer hiking boot. The Invernos were great and extremely…

Landslide Gully Trip Report

Landslide Gully is a multi pitch mountaineering climb on the side of Mt. Webster in Crawford Notch, NH. It is a great choice if you are looking for a challenge with a short approach but you should be prepared for a grueling exit if there is a lot of snow. Landslide Gully has a very…

Ken Cuddeback Trail Review

The Ken Cuddeback Trail traverses swamps, forests and neighborhoods over seven miles in south Amherst, MA. It is a great choice if you are looking for a nice trail run or a mostly flat walk in the woods. The Ken Cuddeback Trail starts on Old Farm Road in Amherst, MA and it ends at the…

2014 7 Sisters Trail Race Review

The 7 Sisters Trail Race is changing. The 2014 edition of the race included chip timing 5 starting heats, an updated website and a Facebook page. These are pretty drastic changes for an event that has had a crowded single track mass start kicked off by the bullhorn welding Race Director for the past 20…