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Kinsman Mountain (North Peak), Kinsman Mountain (South Peak)
Easton, NH, Lincoln, NH

Trailheads, measurements, times, distances, and maps are all approximate and relative to the hike(s) as shown below.
Ice on the Mt. Kinsman Trail
Ice on the Mt. Kinsman Trail

Route: Mt. Kinsman Trail, Kinsman Ridge Trail, (Kinsman Mountain North Peak), Kinsman Ridge Trail, (Kinsman Mountain South Peak), Kinsman Ridge Trail, (Kinsman Mountain North Peak), Kinsman Ridge Trail, Mt. Kinsman Trail

Almost a nice sunset from North Kinsman, but snow flurries moved in and obscured it.

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


Hike Stats
Date Hiked: Friday, February 17, 2012
Parking Elevation: 1,060'
Destination: Kinsman Mountain (North Peak)
Time Elapsed: 01:59
Trailhead Elevation: 1,060'
Summit Elevation: 4,293'
Vertical Gain: 3,263'
Destination: Kinsman Mountain (South Peak)
Time Elapsed: 00:24
Trailhead Elevation: 4,293'
Summit Elevation: 4,358'
Distance: .9 mile
Vertical Gain: 373'
Hike Time Elapsed: 04:33
Hike Vertical Gain: 3,994'


The Mt. Kinsman Trail trailhead off Route 116
The Mt. Kinsman Trail trailhead off Route 116

Looking at Kinsman Pond and the Franconia Ridge from the North Kinsman view ledge - Click to enlarge
Looking at Kinsman Pond and the Franconia Ridge from the North Kinsman view ledge

The Kinsman Ridge Trail between the peaks
The Kinsman Ridge Trail between the peaks

Loon Mountain as seen from South Kinsman - Click to enlarge
Loon Mountain as seen from South Kinsman

Topographic map of Kinsman Mountain (North Peak), Kinsman Mountain (South Peak) - Click to enlarge


Directions to trailhead: Take Route 112 West from Lincoln to Route 116 North. The short road to the Mt. Kinsman Trail trailhead and parking area will eventually be on the right, just before Tamarack Camp.

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