Marty Basch

Marty Basch is author of seven books including 50 Best Hikes in New England. An Explorers Club member, he’s climbed New Hampshire’s 48 four-thousand footers and peaks on the sub-4,000-foot list “52 with a View.” He’s hiked in Greece, Ireland, Chile and China. He is also editor of the Mount Washington Observatory’s magazine Windswept. Basch lives in the White Mountains with his hiking wife Jan.

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