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Summit Mount Waumbek via the Starr King Trail

Jefferson, New Hampshire

5.0
7.2 mi / 1500 ft gain

Mount Waumbek and Mount Starr King Trail

Jefferson, New Hampshire

6.81 mi / 2562 ft gain

Owl's Head Trail to Martha's Mile

Jefferson, New Hampshire

5.77 mi / 2343 ft gain

Pondicherry Nature Refuge via Presidential Range Rail Trail

Whitefield, New Hampshire

5.04 mi / 171 ft gain

Hiking at Pondicherry Wildlife Refuge

Jefferson, New Hampshire

4.5

Mount Jefferson and Adams Five Via Castle Ravine

Randolph, New Hampshire

9.82 mi / 4482 ft gain

Castle Trail, Castle Ravine Trail, and Israel Ridge Path Loop

Randolph, New Hampshire

6.74 mi / 2500 ft gain

Mount Jefferson via Castle Trail

Randolph, New Hampshire

8.79 mi / 4173 ft gain

Mount Cabot Loop (Bulge and Horn)

Jefferson, New Hampshire

10.53 mi / 3012 ft gain

Places to stay

, New Hampshire

Sugarloaf 1 Campground

Jefferson, New Hampshire

Sugarloaf 2 Campground

Gorham, New Hampshire

Dolly Copp

Gorham, New Hampshire

Dolly Copp Picnic Pavilion

Jackson, New Hampshire

Black Mountain Cabin

Guides and stories

How to Crush the Presidential Traverse in a Single Day

Danielle Tourigny

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