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Mt. Cube
Orford, NH

Trailheads, measurements, times, distances, and maps are all approximate and relative to the hike(s) as shown below.
The Cross-Rivendell Trail
The Cross-Rivendell Trail

Route: Cross Rivendell Trail

Trail was generally dry with minor mud. Some patches of nice foliage.

Noted some recent (past year or so) logging adjacent to the lower portion of the trail, but it does not interfere with the actual trail.


Hike Ratings
Getting To Trailhead: Easy
Destination: Mt. Cube
Length: Moderate
Steepness: Difficult
Navigation: Easy
Views: Excellent
Crowds: Minimal


Hike Stats
Date Hiked: Tuesday, October 11, 2016
Parking Elevation: 1,380'
Destination: Mt. Cube
Time Elapsed: 00:41
Trailhead Elevation: 1,380'
Summit Elevation: 2,909'
Distance: 2 miles
Vertical Gain: 1,604'
Hike Time Elapsed: 01:48
Hike Vertical Gain: 1,679'


The Cross-Rivendell trailhead on Baker Road
The Cross-Rivendell trailhead on Baker Road

Looking at Smarts Mountain from the southern Mt. Cube ledges - Click to enlarge
Looking at Smarts Mountain from the southern Mt. Cube ledges

The sunset from the southern Mt. Cube ledges - Click to enlarge
The sunset from the southern Mt. Cube ledges

Directions to trailhead: From Route 25 in Wentworth, take Route 25A west. Shortly after driving past Mt. Cube, take a left onto Baker Road. The Cross Rivendell Trail will eventually cross the trail, with the Mt. Cube section being further up the road. There is limited room to park next to the trailhead.

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