Our rental car at the "Trail Head"
Blowing bubbles at the summit.
Beginning the hike up Mt. Mansfield. Water was the theme of the day.
Water, water, everywhere.
A wet, slimey chimney near the summit.
Enjoying the expansive views from the summit.
Dawn on a lake near the start of the hike.
Early morning at the trailhead. This climb makes for a long and strenuous day.
On the summit plateau.
Looking N. from the summit.
As the start (or end) of the Appalachian Trail and the most challenging of the eastern states high point, Katahdin gets a lot of traffic.
We descended the normal route, to the south.
Waiting for a hitchhiking opportunity at the trailhead.
Looking back at the mountain from the trailhead. Ascent via the E. face, on the right, descent via the S. Ridge, in the foreground.
Mt. Marcy from a nearby highway.
Beginning the hike.
The Lake at the trailhead.
Messing around on the lake.
Mt. Greylock trailhead
To say that Massachusetts takes their high point seriously would be an understatement.
Inside the monument.
View from the top of the monument.
Parking at the state boundary to make it a fair game.
Access to this point was 'regulated' by the landowner with a shotgun until he died. The HighPointers Club negotiated with his son to provide access.
Connecticut State Line, along the trail.
Searching for the state line marker.
This is the high point of CT.
Summit of Mt. Frissell.
View from the top.
At a very nice campsite in High Point State Park.
We rode from the campsite. The actual high point was not hard to find.
View west from the top.
Eastern Towhee (Pipilo Erythrophthalmus) at the High Point
We parked a mile away to make it a walk.
Summit celebration. This climb was done without Sherpa support or supplementary Oxygen.
This sign is on one of the corners of the intersection.