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Trail Conditions

Trip Log


East Rattlesnake
Holderness, NH

Trailheads, measurements, times, distances, and maps are all approximate and relative to the hike(s) as shown below.
Upon the ridge near the viewpoint
Upon the ridge near the viewpoint

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

Barebooting was fine for East Rattlesnake and Ridge Trail and probably the Pasture Trail as well - trails had been previously barebooted and the footbeds aren't wide enough for snowshoes. Col Trail probably could have warranted snowshoes, but when in Rome... Overall, maybe a foot of snowpack with a crust on top.

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

Hike Stats
Date Hiked: Monday, February 18, 2013
Time to Trailhead: 00:04
Parking Elevation: 623'
Destination: East Rattlesnake
Time Elapsed: 00:20
Trailhead Elevation: 720'
Summit Elevation: 1,289'
Vertical Gain: 584'
Hike Time Elapsed: 01:01
Hike Vertical Gain: 711'

The East Rattlesnake Trail trailhead
The East Rattlesnake Trail trailhead

The sunrise from the East Rattlesnake view point - Click to enlarge
The sunrise 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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