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Galehead Mountain
Franconia, NH

Galehead Mountain as seen from North Twin Mountain
Galehead Mountain as seen from North Twin Mountain

Location mapSummary
Galehead Mountain, located just above the Galehead Hut, has a viewless summit with a scenic outlook a few minutes below it. Due to the seasonal closure of Gale River Road, Galehead Mountain becomes more difficult to access in winter.

Summit Elevation
4,024 feet

Summit Facilities
Seasonal Galehead Hut located half a mile from summit.

Trip Reports:
Click on the date for photos, timestamps, and maps.
Date of Hike Trail(s) Length Steepness Vertical
September 15, 2013 Gale River Trail, more Difficult Difficult 4,266'
December 26, 2011 Gale River Trail, more Difficult Difficult 4,596'
January 29, 2011 North Twin Trail, more Difficult Difficult 4,356'
August 7, 2010 Garfield Trail, more Difficult Very Difficult 4,916'
April 3, 2010 Gale River Trail, more Very Difficult Difficult 5,433'
March 20, 2010 Garfield Trail, more Very Difficult Very Difficult 5,727'
February 7, 2010 North Twin Trail, more Difficult Difficult 4,356'
December 18, 2009 North Twin Trail, more Very Difficult Difficult 4,356'
November 8, 2009 North Twin Trail, more Difficult Difficult 5,216'
September 13, 2009 North Twin Trail, more Difficult Difficult 5,216'
July 10, 2009 Gale River Trail, more Difficult Difficult 4,754'
June 27, 2009 Gale River Trail, more Difficult Very Difficult 4,174'
May 25, 2009 Gale River Trail, more Difficult Difficult 4,754'
January 10, 2009 Gale River Trail, more Difficult Difficult 4,596'
October 7, 2007 Gale River Trail, more Difficult Difficult 4,754'

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