Trails to treasures
MOUNT ADAMS (N.H.)
The highest New England summit only accessible by foot, Mount Adams offers exceptional vistas, numerous trails, and an array of overnight options. A challenging hike, seek its heights with caution and, above all, respect the weather.
HIKE: Ascend the Air Line, Randolph Path, and Spur Trail to the Randolph Mountain Clubs Crag Camp, an enclosed cabin with incredible views of King Ravine. The next day, take the Spur Trail and Lowes Path to the summit and then descend the Air Line to complete an invigorating 9.5-mile loop.
TRAILHEAD: Located on Route 2, 5.4 miles west of Gorham.
REGULATIONS: First-come, first served, no fires, fees.
AMENITIES: Cabin (bring cooking gear), bunks, outhouse. www.randolphmountainclub.org