Gorham, New Hampshire

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  • Gorham, New Hampshire

    Hike the Imp Face Trail

    6.1 mi / 2080 ft gain
    Start a few miles north of the Joe Dodge Lodge and Pinkham Notch. If starting in Gorham, the trailhead is 6-8 miles south and will be on the east side of the road. Starting at about 1000 ft, hike in about 5 miles and 5 miles back to beginning. Two routes back, both about the same distance.Startin...
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  • Randolph, New Hampshire

    Hike the Northern Presidentials

    15.6 mi
    The Presidential Range is a mountain range located in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. They contain the highest peaks of the Whites and are named after Presidents of the U.S. I also want to add that this range is known for having some of the worst weather in America, mainly because of the un...
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  • Gorham, New Hampshire

    Backpack to Osgood Tentsite and Hike Mount Madison

    5.0
    9.3 mi / 4521 ft gain
    Begin at Great Gulf Trailhead (located on the west side of NH Route 16, about 1.5 mi. south of the junction with Dolly Copp Rd.) which offers a large fee for parking lot. Bring cash and pay at the self service pay station then display your receipt in car. Walk towards the back of the parking lot ...
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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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  • Randolph, New Hampshire

    Madison Spring Hut to Lake of the Clouds Hut via Gulfside Trail

    5.0
    6.76 mi / 2441 ft gain
    Madison Spring Hut to Lake of the Clouds Hut via Gulfside Trail is a point-to-point trail that provides a good opportunity to view wildlife located near Randolph, New Hampshire.
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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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  • Jackson, New Hampshire

    Winter Ascent of Mt. Washington Via Lion Head Trail

    8 mi / 4200 ft gain
    Park at the Pinkham Notch visitor center off of Route 16, your stopping point for all things Tuckerman’s Ravine and Mt. Washington related. The ranger station is open year round and there is food and up to date weather conditions from the summit. There is also a locker room with showers available...
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  • Jackson, New Hampshire

    Lake of the Clouds from Mount Washington Summit via Crawford Path

    5.0
    2.81 mi / 1224 ft gain
    Lake of the Clouds from Mount Washington Summit via Crawford Path is an out-and-back trail that provides a good opportunity to view wildlife located near Randolph, New Hampshire.
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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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  • Thompson and Meserves, New Hampshire

    Hike Mt. Washington via Ammonoosuc Ravine Trail and Jewell Trail

    5.0
    7.4 mi / 3720 ft gain
    To begin this hike, drive to Marshfield Station on Base Station Road in Jefferson, NH. There are several large parking lots capable of holding both hiker and Cog Railway traffic even on busy days. Parking in the lots at the Marshfield Station costs $5.00/day, there is a lot for hiker parking at t...
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  • Stow, Maine

    Rattlesnake Pool

    2.11 mi / 207 ft gain
    The best place to start your hike is from Route 113 near Gilead, head towards Stone House Road. This becomes Shell Pond Road. A few miles in, you'll find a gated area where you can park. This trail, and Rattlesnake Pool, are both on private land - so be sure to practice leave no trace principles. 
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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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  • 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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  • 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

    Mount Willard

    5.0
    3.07 mi / 958 ft gain
    This hike begins at the trailhead behind Crawford Depot. The first 1/4 mile of the trail is relatively level. You will cross two small streams before the trail begins to steepen. For much of the trek up to the top of the mountain you will be following an abandoned carriage road. Along the sid...
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