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  • Newry, Maine

    Photograph Screw Auger Falls

    4.0
    0.2 mi / 6 ft gain
    After parking in the allotted parking area at screw auger, make your way down to the falls to explore! There are several "smaller waterfalls" that the river flows over before making its way to the 27 foot main attraction. Going in April, the falls were at their most powerful. It made taking pictu...
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  • Maine 26, Maine

    Hike Eyebrow Trail to Old Speck Mountain Loop

    7.8 mi / 3000 ft gain
    The first time I attempted this trail was in mid April, and the slush and mud I encountered was absolutely unbelievable. Snowshoes were useless. Crampons were useless. Boots alone meant dirty, wet, muddy feet. So, I had to bail. But I came back in October and I’m so glad I did because the views o...
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  • Gorham, New Hampshire

    Snowshoe to Carter Notch Hut

    7.8 mi / 2200 ft gain
    The nineteen mile brook trail is a winding path up approximately 2200 feet of elevation over the course of 3.9 miles. That distance feels a lot farther when you are breaking trail in 18-24 inches of snow and you are carrying 35 lb packs on your backs.  Luckily we started out early and we able to ...
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  • Jackson, New Hampshire

    Drive Mt. Washington Auto Road

    3.0
    Starting at roughly 3,000ft above sea level the Mt. Washington Auto Road will take you up nearly eight miles of beautiful, scenic, and well maintained mountain auto roads to The Mount Washington Summit. The summit sits at 6,289 and offers stunning 360° views of New Hampshire's Presidential Range,...
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  • Jackson, New Hampshire

    Hike Tuckerman's Ravine Trail on Mt. Washington

    4.9
    9 mi
    While this trail is open year round with winter hiking/skiing down the ravine walls, this entry will focus on hiking in the warmer months.Your hike starts behind the Pinkham Notch AMC Center in Jackson, NH at an elevation of approximately 2050 ft. There is plenty of parking at the visitors cente...
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  • Randolph, New Hampshire

    Summit Mount Jefferson, Mount Clay, and Mount Washington

    4.0
    10.5 mi / 4455 ft gain
    Hike with at least one other and take two cars. First drop one car at the Cog Railway parking lot (Base Station Rd, Bretton Woods, NH). Jump into the second car and drive about 15 minutes to the Caps Ridge Trailhead on Jefferson Notch Road ( N 44° 18' 15"W 71° 21' 42" )The Caps Ridge Trail will l...
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  • Randolph, New Hampshire

    Hike Mount Jefferson

    5 mi / 2700 ft gain
    Mount Jefferson stands at 5712 feet, the third tallest mountain of the Presidential's in the White Mountain National Forest. The trail head begins at the Caps Ridge Trail on Jefferson Notch Rd. While 2.5 miles sounds easy, this hike is not for the once in while day hiker. Challenging rock scrambl...
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  • Waterford, Maine

    Hike Hawk Mountain

    5.0
    2.2 mi / 500 ft gain
    1.4 mile Out-and-Back trail hike is family friendly and provides spectacular views, especially at sunset. Trail closes right after dusk though, so be careful to not wander too long. Turn onto Hawk Mountain Road, and drive until you see the parking lot on the left and trail head on the right, abou...
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  • Rumford, Maine

    Hike Black Mountain Resort

    3.1 mi / 1312.3 ft gain
    Start at parking-place, make it to the top and chose a route to hike back down. Beautiful views lay in front of you, for you to enjoy. This is a half day hike, full of nice places on the way to have lunch at, or just to enjoy and walk by. Enjoy the Hike ;)
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  • Jefferson, New Hampshire

    Summit Mount Waumbek via the Starr King Trail

    5.0
    7.2 mi / 1500 ft gain
    The hike starts out at the Starr King trailhead because you will summit Starr King Mountain (3,907 ft - so close to being a 4000 footer!) before moving on to Waumbek. The 2.6 miles that it takes to get to the first summit are gradual and forgiving. The majority of the total elevation is completed...
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  • Jackson Webster Trail, New Hampshire

    Hike Mount Jackson

    4.5 mi / 2109 ft gain
    The Jackson Webster trailhead is located on Crawford Notch Road a little ways down from the AMC Highland Center where they have bathrooms, food, a store, info, etc. There's a parking lot at the Center as well as a smaller lot right across from the trailhead. These lots often get filled up but you...
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  • Carroll, New Hampshire

    Hike Mt. Pierce

    5.0
    6.2 mi / 2412 ft gain
    Mount Pierce (elevation 4312 ft.) is part of the Presidential Region in the White Mountain National Forest.  Upon reaching the summit, you will be rewarded with 360 degree views of the surrounding mountains.  To begin your hike, park at the Crawford Connector Trailhead. You will follow the Crawfo...
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  • Bartlett, New Hampshire

    Hike Cathedral Ledge

    4.0
    3.4 mi / 722 ft gain
    During spring, summer and fall there is a road that allows you to drive to the top of Cathedral Ledge. In winter the road is closed off to vehicles so reaching the top requires a 1.7 mile hike. Once at the top, there is a fenced in lookout with a 180 degree view of North Conway and the surroundin...
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  • Crawford Notch Road, New Hampshire

    Snowshoe Mount Jackson

    5.2 mi / 2300 ft gain
    The hike starts across the street from the AMC Highland Center on route 302, which means there is plenty of parking and when you finish there is a fireplace and snacks to warm up with! It starts at the Webster Jackson trailhead and after 1.4 miles breaks off onto the Jackson trail. At that point ...
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  • Crawford Notch Road, New Hampshire

    Snowshoe Mount Pierce

    6.4 mi / 2500 ft gain
    The hike begins right across from the AMC Highland Center, which is great because you can utilize their spacious parking lot! Once you locate the trailhead, the elevation begins almost immediately. Begin on the Crawford Connector Trail for 0.4 miles.You will come to a foot bridge over Gibbs Brook...
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  • Crawford Notch Road, New Hampshire

    Hike the Tom, Field, Willey and Avalon Traverse

    10.2 mi / 3300 ft gain
    For hikers en route to climbing the 67 4,000 footers of Northern New England, or for those looking for a day-long mini-adventure, this four-peaks-in-one traverse is a spectacular must. Mount Tom, Mount Field, and Mount Willey are all above 4,000 feet, and Mount Avalon caps at 3,442 feet. The tota...
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