“Hidden in the Shadow.” Backpacker Magazine. May 2014.
“I’m a New England newcomer with only two years under my belt, which means that most New Hampshire chipmunks have more local status than I do. Luckily, I married into North Country authenticity. When I’m looking for the best hike—without squeezing into the ever-popular AMC huts—I look no further than my father-in-law, Roger Doucette. His suggestion: the Mahoosuc Range just beyond the New Hampshire border in southern Maine. With bald summits, craggy outlooks, and trailside shelters, it’s his standout favorite for classic Northeast backpacking. And he should know: He’s lived within 40 miles of the Mahoosucs for 64 years and counting, and has hiked all 48 of the 4,000-footers in New Hampshire…”