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Gunstock Mountain
Gilmanton, NH, Gilford, NH

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

Route: Carriage Road, Blue Trail, Saddle Trail, ski trail, (Gunstock Mountain), Gunstock Mountain Trail

Trails were mostly dry. Some areas of deep, rock hiding leaves (lower Blue Trail) and slippery leaves (middle portion of Gunstock Mountain Trail). Nice sunset from the upper ledges near of the Gunstock Mountain Trail

Hike Ratings
Getting To Trailhead: Difficult
Destination: Gunstock Mountain
Length: Moderate
Steepness: Moderate
Navigation: Easy
Views: Excellent
Crowds: Minimal


Hike Stats
Date Hiked: Monday, November 9, 2015
Time to Trailhead: 00:15
Parking Elevation: 1,030'
Destination: Gunstock Mountain
Time Elapsed: 00:13
Trailhead Elevation: 1,710'
Summit Elevation: 2,245'
Vertical Gain: 555'
Hike Time Elapsed: 01:04
Hike Vertical Gain: 1,255'


The Blue Trail trailhead atop the Carriage Road
The Blue Trail trailhead atop the Carriage Road

Lake Winnipesaukee and Mt. Washington as seen from Gunstock Mountain - Click to enlarge
Lake Winnipesaukee and Mt. Washington as seen from Gunstock Mountain

The sunset from the western Gunstock Mountain ledges - Click to enlarge
The sunset from the western Gunstock Mountain ledges

Directions to trailhead: From Route 11A East (from Route 3), take a right on Hoyt Road. Continue down this road as it becomes Belknap Mountain Road. Look for Carriage Road on your left - limited parking next to the gate.

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