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Mount Cardigan via West Ridge Trail

Orange, New Hampshire

2.78 mi / 1165 ft gain

Mount Cardigan Loop Trail

Orange, New Hampshire

3.05 mi / 1158 ft gain

West Ridge to Mowglis to Clarks to South Ridge Loop

Orange, New Hampshire

4.19 mi / 1444 ft gain

West Ridge, Skyland, Vistamont, Clark, South Ridge Trail

Orange, New Hampshire

5.19 mi / 1867 ft gain

Hike Cardigan Mountain via the West Ridge Trail

Orange, New Hampshire

4.5
3 mi / 1200 ft gain

Mowgli's Trail

Orange, New Hampshire

3.9 mi / 935 ft gain

Holt Trail and Manning Trail Loop to Mount Cardigan

Alexandria, New Hampshire

4.77 mi / 1785 ft gain

Mount Cardigan via Holt and Clark Trail

Alexandria, New Hampshire

4.4 mi / 1729 ft gain

Manning Trail

Alexandria, New Hampshire

4.32 mi / 1654 ft gain

Places to stay

Whispering Pines At The River

Alexandria, New Hampshire

Whispering Pines At The River

From $130 / night

Ascutney View

Lebanon, New Hampshire

Ascutney View

From $125 / night

Union Village Dam Picnic Area (Vt)

Thetford, Vermont

Union Village Dam Picnic Area (Vt)

Meadow Hideout

Meadow Hideout

From $100 / night

North Hartland Lake Beach (Vt)

Hartland, Vermont

North Hartland Lake Beach (Vt)

From $65 / night

Guides and stories

Our Favorite New Hampshire Adventures

Our Favorite New Hampshire Adventures

The Outbound Collective

10 Family-Friendly Hikes in New Hampshire

10 Family-Friendly Hikes in New Hampshire

The Outbound Collective

The Perfect Fall Highway -  Kancamagus Hwy, New Hampshire

The Perfect Fall Highway - Kancamagus Hwy, New Hampshire

Anaïs N.

How to Crush the Presidential Traverse in a Single Day

How to Crush the Presidential Traverse in a Single Day

Danielle Tourigny

Visit the Most Beautiful Waterfalls in Vermont

Visit the Most Beautiful Waterfalls in Vermont

Tara Schatz

Explore the Mountains of Vermont on a Route 100 Road Trip

Explore the Mountains of Vermont on a Route 100 Road Trip

Tara Schatz

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