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Foss Mountain
Eaton, NH

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

Route: Foss Mountain Trail, (Foss Mountain North Peak), Foss Mountain Trail

On my way back from hiking Cranmore Mountain, I took a gander at the clouds and saw the potential for a decent sunset. Thus, I made a detour and took a quick walk up Foss Mountain.

By the looks of it, acres of brush had been recently mulched, making the open summit even more spectacular.

While the sunset wasn't spectacular, it was still a nice unexpected display, considering the rainy forecast.


Hike Ratings
Getting To Trailhead: Easy
Destination: Foss Mountain (North Peak)
Length: Easy
Steepness: Moderate
Navigation: Easy
Views: Excellent
Crowds: Minimal


Hike Stats
Date Hiked: Wednesday, September 30, 2009
Hike Commenced: 6:21 PM
Parking Elevation: 1,420'
Destination: Foss Mountain (North Peak)
Ascent Commenced: 6:21 PM
Summit Reached: 6:25 PM
Time Elapsed: 00:04
Trailhead Elevation: 1,420'
Summit Elevation: 1,647'
Distance: .5 mile
Vertical Gain: 247'
Hike Ended: 6:42 PM
Hike Time Elapsed: 00:21
Hike Vertical Gain: 267'


The Foss Mountain Trail trailhead next to the seasonal portion of Foss Mountain Road
The Foss Mountain Trail trailhead next to the seasonal portion of Foss Mountain Road

Looking at sunset colors behind Ossipees from the Foss Mountain north peak - Click to enlarge
Looking at sunset colors behind Ossipees from the Foss Mountain north peak

Topographic map of Foss Mountain


Directions to trailhead: Take Route 153 North to Brownfield Road. Take a right onto Bull Pasture Road. Take a right onto Stewart Road. Take a left onto Foss Mountain Road. The non-winter parking area is located a few miles up on the left and the trailhead is on the right, at the bottom of the blueberry fields.

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