May 14-16, 2015: The White Mountains

Booked it on over to White Mountain National Forrest in New Hampshire. Did the infamous Franconia Ridge Loop (located in the Franconia Notch State Park), summiting the following 3 peaks:

In total:   9 miles, 7 hours, 3,900ft elevation gain. See pics below for proof!

Miles hiked/walked:     10
Miles driven:               250

Saw these gems at a gas station on the way:

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Off we go:

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Snow!

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At the top of Little Haystack Mountain:

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Making our way up Mount Lincoln:

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At the top of Mount Lincoln, looking out towards Mount Lafayette (our final peak!):

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Mount Lafayette in the background. Almost there!

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We made it!!! California in da houssseeee.

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Samsonite is having celebratory beers:

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Because I wanted to be cool like Liz:

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Chillaxin’:

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A bitch named Jill. Hey… We already know one of those! (joke stolen from Kelly, husband of human Jill) And, not unlike human Jill, she ate my sausage. Without permission.

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Hiking down:

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The excitement of reaching the end is clearly evident in this photo:

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