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Trailheads, measurements, times, distances, and maps are all approximate and relative to the hike(s) as shown below.
The Bog Mountain Trail
Route: Bog Mountain Trail
In hiking Bog Mountain for the first time earlier in the month, it was quickly added to the sunset hike rotation.
Starting from the Stearns Road trailhead, I managed to jog only a few hundred feet, prior to needing to stop and put on Microspikes due to ice. A short while later, I resumed jogging to the summit, generally over dry ground, but nonetheless over some ice as well.
After following the faint herd path to the summit, I returned to the ledges for the beginning of the sunset. While at first it looked like the clouds may obscure it, they ended up contributing to a great display.
After watching the long display, we headed down, needing headlamps for the final fraction of a mile.
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The Bog Mountain Trail trailhead on Stearns Road
Mt. Sunapee as seen from the Bog Mountain ledges
The sunset as seen from the Bog Mountain ledges
Directions to trailhead: From Wilmot, take Route 4A northwest, then take a right onto Stearns Road. Shortly after passing a boggy area, the Bog Mountain Trail trailhead will be on the right. There is a small pull off for parking on the left, just uphill from the trailhead.
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