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Pleasant Mountain
Denmark, ME

Pleasant Mountain as seen from Kearsarge North Mountain
Pleasant Mountain as seen from Kearsarge North Mountain

Location mapSummary
Pleasant Mountain, located in the middle of a small range in western Maine, hosts Shawnee Peak ski area on it's northern face. The summit features a ledge with excellent views to the west and north, as well as other directions if one is willing to climb up the stairway of the closed firetower. Loon Echo Land Trust is currently embarking upon a conservation and improvement program for the Pleasant Mountain area.

Summit Elevation
2,006 feet

Summit Facilities
Firetower (ladder open)

Trip Reports:
Click on the date for photos, timestamps, and maps.
Date of Hike Trail(s) Length Steepness Vertical
April 16, 2016 Ski trails, more Moderate Difficult 2,353'
February 16, 2013 Ledges Trail Moderate Difficult 1,546'
August 24, 2010 Ledges Trail Moderate Difficult 1,546'
February 11, 2010 Firewarden's Trail Moderate Moderate 1,606'
February 23, 2008 Firewarden's Trail Moderate Moderate 1,606'
August 1, 2007 Ledges Trail Moderate Difficult 1,546'
April 21, 2007 Firewarden's Trail, more Moderate Moderate 1,811'

More Information
- Pleasant Mountain Preserve
- Shawnee Peak Ski Area - NewEnglandSkiHistory.com




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