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Bald Mountain
Franconia, NH

Trailheads, measurements, times, distances, and maps are all approximate and relative to the hike(s) as shown below.
Looking up the Bald Mountain spur trail
Looking up the Bald Mountain spur trail

Route: Bald Mountain-Artist's Bluff Path, spur trail, (Bald Mountain), spur trail, Bald Mountain-Artist's Bluff Path

Route to Bald Mountain was mostly dry with just a little mud near the first ledge area.

Some excellent foliage in places around the notch. Western slopes of Mittersill/Kinsman Ridge/etc. still fairly green.


Hike Ratings
Getting To Trailhead: Easy
Destination: Bald Mountain
Length: Easy
Steepness: Difficult
Navigation: Easy
Views: Excellent
Crowds: Heavy


Hike Stats
Date Hiked: Saturday, September 28, 2013
Parking Elevation: 2,000'
Destination: Bald Mountain
Time Elapsed: 00:07
Trailhead Elevation: 2,000'
Summit Elevation: 2,340'
Distance: .4 mile
Vertical Gain: 345'
Hike Time Elapsed: 00:16
Hike Distance: .8 mile
Hike Vertical Gain: 350'


The Bald Mountain-Artist's Bluff Path trailhead
The Bald Mountain-Artist's Bluff Path trailhead

Looking toward Eagle Cliff from Bald Mountain - Click to enlarge
Looking toward Eagle Cliff from Bald Mountain

Topographic map of Bald Mountain


Directions to trailhead: Take I-93 North to the Cannon Mountain (Peabody Slopes, not the Tramway) exit. Directly across from the main Cannon entrance, there is an off-season hiker parking area along the road. The trailhead is at the back of the (fenced off in the off-season) large parking lot.

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