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Holt's Ledge Hike in Lyme, NH

Over a long weekend we decided to take on a bit of the Appalachian trail and hike up to Holt’s Ledge in Lyme, New Hampshire. It was a spur of the moment decision to hit the road so we needed to make a quick stop at Walmart to get an oil change in the car and pick up a few essentials, like water and snacks.

Day Trip – Hiking to Holt’s Ledge

On our way out of town, we stopped by Walmart to give the car an oil change with Conventional Pennzoil motor oil at their Automotive Care Center. Since our car is nearly brand new, we don’t need to use Synthetic oil or High Mileage motor oil yet, but we do like to keep things running smoothly by getting an oil change on a regular basis.

You know me, always looking to be savvy and get a deal. Walmart’s Automotive Centers are having a Rollback on Pennzoil Oil Changes. Check out the oil change deals outlined below!

After our quick stop at Walmart for a fresh oil change and quick shopping trip, we headed over to Lyme, NH where we were ready to take a hike, literally! We decided we would take the back roads to Lyme, which was about 10 miles of dirt road – rutty, muddy and bumpy – but fun! The dirt road wound through the mountains and valleys before spitting us out at the Holt’s Ledge trail head.

Pennzoil Oil Change at Walmart

Lyme, NH is home to a portion of the Appalachian trail, Holt’s Ledge and Trapper John’s Shelter. The hike was a bit challenging as there were steep, sometimes muddy, inclines. It’s listed as an easy trail, but a warning to the novice – the inclines are long and sometimes steep! The views at the top were definitely worth it though!

Holt's Ledge and Trapper John's Shelter Sign

Trapper John’s Shelter

While on the hike we also explored Trapper John’s Shelter, which was a quick .6 mile detour off from the main trail. The shelter area is a nice place to rest as there is a shelter where you can camp, light a fire or just relax and refuel. We hung out and relaxed for a bit, it was such a nice day and the weather was perfect for a hike. We definitely lucked out and were able to enjoy all that the area had to offer.

Trapper John Shelter, Lyme New Hampshire

At Trapper John Shelter, there’s a fire pit area and and old chimney stack from where the original shelter was. There is also a privy available for those who dare…

Trapper John's Shelter Privy

Onward to Holt’s Ledge!

After a quick detour over to Trapper John’s (0.3 miles each way), we returned to the main trail and headed up to Holt’s Ledge. The ledge was amazing and the views were spectacular. You can see mountains and valleys for miles! It was a perfect day to hike, a cool and nearly cloudless day.

Views from Holt's Ledge

After relaxing and enjoying the views from Holt’s Ledge, we continued on to the Dartmouth Skiway trails which was a surprisingly short hike across the summit. We ended up returning to the bottom of the mountain by way of a ski slope. That was interesting, I’ve never walked down a ski slope before!

Papoose Ski Slope Hike

Pennzoil Rollback Alert!

Walmart is just the budget friendly kind of place we like, plus there’s the Rollback on Pennzoil oil change too! It’s easy to get your shopping done while getting an oil change at the Walmart Automotive Care center. Whether it be groceries or hiking trip essentials – just drop off your car and your oil change will be completed and your car will be ready when you’re done your shopping. Getting your oil changed at the Walmart Automotive Care center is a real time and money saver!

Automotive Care Center at Walmart

From June 10th – September 9th, the Pennzoil oil change will be on Rollback at Walmart stores with Automotive Care Centers. Stop by for convenient oil change service while you shop!

Walmart Automotive Care Center Oil Change

Pennzoil Rollback Details:

Using Pennzoil Motor Oil will help remove engine sludge left behind by lesser oils. There is no other oil which provides better protection from friction than these Pennzoil products, plus they allow you to drive an extra 550 miles per year vs a dirty engine!

  • High Mileage $35.88, compared to the regular Walmart price of $39.88. {Industry standard price is $46}
  • Platinum Full Synthetic $45.88, compared to the regular Walmart price of $49.88. {Industry standard price $66}

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