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Blueberry Mountain, Speckled Mountain
Stow, ME, Stoneham, ME, Batchelders Grant, ME

Trailheads, measurements, times, distances, and maps are all approximate and relative to the hike(s) as shown below.
Looking down the Blueberry Ridge Trail on the way to Blueberry Mountain
Looking down the Blueberry Ridge Trail on the way to Blueberry Mountain

Route: Bickford Brook Trail, Bickford Slides Trail, Blueberry Ridge Trail, Lookout Loop, (Blueberry Mountain), Lookout Loop, Blueberry Ridge Trail, Bickford Brook Trail, (Speckled Mountain), Bickford Brook Trail

For the ascent, I headed up the Bickford Brook Trail, then dropped down the Bickford Slides Trail, which was well worth the extra vertical/distance.

Above scenic Blueberry Mountain, the Blueberry Ridge Trail had some nice vistas, though I may prefer the Cold Brook Trail still.

The Bickford Brook Trail was a fairly gradual descent, being an old jeep road.


Hike Ratings
Getting To Trailhead: Easy
Destination: Blueberry Mountain
Length: Moderate
Steepness: Difficult
Navigation: Moderate
Views: Excellent
Crowds: Minimal
Destination: Speckled Mountain
Length: Moderate
Steepness: Moderate
Navigation: Easy
Views: Excellent
Crowds: Moderate


Hike Stats
Date Hiked: Sunday, April 29, 2012
Parking Elevation: 600'
Destination: Blueberry Mountain
Time Elapsed: 01:20
Trailhead Elevation: 600'
Summit Elevation: 1,781'
Vertical Gain: 1,681'
Destination: Speckled Mountain
Time Elapsed: 01:11
Trailhead Elevation: 1,781'
Summit Elevation: 2,906'
Vertical Gain: 1,324'
Hike Time Elapsed: 04:29
Hike Vertical Gain: 3,016'


The Bickford Brook Trail trailhead
The Bickford Brook Trail trailhead

A cascade amongst the upper Bickford Slides area
A cascade amongst the upper Bickford Slides area

Eastman Mountain and South Baldface near the summit of Blueberry Mountain - Click to enlarge
Eastman Mountain and South Baldface near the summit of Blueberry Mountain

The Blueberry Ridge Trail between Blueberry Mountain and Speckled Mountain
The Blueberry Ridge Trail between Blueberry Mountain and Speckled Mountain

Mt. Washington as seen from Speckled Mountain - Click to enlarge
Mt. Washington as seen from Speckled Mountain

Topographic map of Blueberry Mountain, Speckled Mountain - Click to enlarge


Directions to trailhead: Take Route 113 North from Fryeburg past the Baldface Loop parking lot. A few minutes later, after passing through the seasonal gate, the Brickett Place house and WMNF fee parking area will be on the right. The trailhead is adjacent to the parking lot out back.

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