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    Default A Twin Redemption - N Twin, S Twin, Galehead - 9-25-11

    We had a wonderful day yesterday hiking the Twins and Galehead with Mike and Donna (a.k.a., Jimmy Legs and Little D). This made peaks #36, 37, and 38 for them - getting close to the finish! We've been trying to find a way to get together and hike with them for the last couple of years since we first started our exchanges on the forums. How great it was to finally make it work out! There are few things better than a spectacular late September day wandering around the peaks in the Whites - unless it's getting to do it with good friends.

    The day actually had a rather sad ending. On their way back through Franconia Notch, Mike and Donna hit a moose. Mike and Donna are both fine but the moose (and their van) didn't fare as well. Details are in the trip report on my blog.

    The whole story is here on my blog:

    Or just the pictures if you prefer:

    Here's a tiny sample of what South Twin has to offer on a perfect fall day

    South Twin Summit with Franconia Ridge and Garfield beyond

    Mt Washington above the early fall colors in the valley
    Last edited by mtruman; 09-26-2011 at 05:37 PM.

    Keep close to Nature's heart...
    and break clear away, once in awhile,
    and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods.
    Wash your spirit clean. - John Muir

    Hiking photos:
    Hiking Blog:
    Seek the 2011 Peak page: Mark Truman's Pledge Page

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