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East Rattlesnake
Holderness, NH

Trailheads, measurements, times, distances, and maps are all approximate and relative to the hike(s) as shown below.
Ice ice baby
Ice ice baby

Route: East Rattlesnake Trail, (East Rattlesnake), East Rattlesnake Trail, Ridge Trail, Col Trail

Trails were maybe 50/50 bare ground and ice/snow. Some decent ice flows on each trail, though generally avoidable. Snow was never more than 2-4" deep in the shade. Extended portions of bare ground. I was able to do the loop without putting on traction, but others may prefer have it just in case.

Hike Ratings
Getting To Trailhead: Easy
Destination: East Rattlesnake
Length: Easy
Steepness: Moderate
Navigation: Easy
Views: Excellent
Crowds: Minimal


Hike Stats
Date Hiked: Sunday, February 3, 2013
Time to Trailhead: 00:04
Parking Elevation: 623'
Destination: East Rattlesnake
Time Elapsed: 00:15
Trailhead Elevation: 720'
Summit Elevation: 1,289'
Vertical Gain: 584'
Hike Time Elapsed: 00:54
Hike Vertical Gain: 711'


The East Rattlesnake Trail trailhead
The East Rattlesnake Trail trailhead

Looking at Red Hill from the East Rattlesnake view point - Click to enlarge
Looking at Red Hill from the East Rattlesnake view point

Directions to trailhead: Take Route 113 West from Center Sandwich. Shortly after the Mt. Morgan parking lot, take a left onto Pinehurst Road. Park outside the private property entranceway (don't block the road!), then follow the road up shortly, taking a left, then a right between two cabins. The East Rattlsnake Trail sign will be a minute or two up the path.

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