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Mt. Field, Mt. Willey, Mt. Tom
Carroll, NH, Bethlehem, NH

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

Route: Avalon Trail, Willey Range Trail, (Mt. Field), Willey Range Trail, (Mt. Willey), Willey Range Trail, (Mt. Field), Willey Range Trail, A-Z Trail, Mt. Tom Spur Trail, (Mt. Tom), Mt. Tom Spur Trail, A-Z Trail, Avalon Trail

Trails were mostly dry this afternoon with occasional minor mud and a few areas of wet ledge exposed by the rampant erosion. Still some wildflowers in bloom, including pink and white lady slipper, blue bead, and bunch berry. Rain held off, but it started coming down at a good rate on on the drive back.

Hike Ratings
Getting To Trailhead: Easy
Destination: Mt. Field
Length: Moderate
Steepness: Difficult
Navigation: Easy
Views: Excellent
Crowds: Heavy
Destination: Mt. Willey
Length: Moderate
Steepness: Difficult
Navigation: Difficult
Views: Excellent
Crowds: Moderate
Destination: Mt. Field
Length: Moderate
Steepness: Difficult
Navigation: Easy
Views: Excellent
Crowds: Minimal
Destination: Mt. Tom
Length: Moderate
Steepness: Difficult
Navigation: Moderate
Views: Excellent
Crowds: Minimal


Hike Stats
Date Hiked: Wednesday, June 27, 2018
Parking Elevation: 1,900'
Destination: Mt. Field
Time Elapsed: 01:07
Trailhead Elevation: 1,900'
Summit Elevation: 4,340'
Distance: 2.8 miles
Vertical Gain: 2,542'
Destination: Mt. Willey
Time Elapsed: 00:29
Trailhead Elevation: 4,340'
Summit Elevation: 4,285'
Distance: 1.4 miles
Vertical Gain: 465'
Destination: Mt. Field
Time Elapsed: 00:31
Trailhead Elevation: 4,285'
Summit Elevation: 4,340'
Distance: 1.4 miles
Vertical Gain: 520'
Destination: Mt. Tom
Time Elapsed: 00:31
Trailhead Elevation: 4,340'
Summit Elevation: 4,051'
Distance: 1.5 miles
Vertical Gain: 411'
Hike Time Elapsed: 03:50
Hike Distance: 9.8 miles
Hike Vertical Gain: 3,978'


The Avalon Trail trailhead next to the train station
The Avalon Trail trailhead next to the train station

The Mt. Tom as seen from the Mt. Field viewpoint - Click to enlarge
The Mt. Tom as seen from the Mt. Field viewpoint

The heavily eroded Willey Range Trail to Mt. Willey
The heavily eroded Willey Range Trail to Mt. Willey

Crawford Notch as seen from Mt. Willey - Click to enlarge
Crawford Notch as seen from Mt. Willey

The eroded Willey Range Trail on the way to Mt. Tom
The eroded Willey Range Trail on the way to Mt. Tom

The Bonds and Twins as seen from near the summit of Mt. Tom - Click to enlarge
The Bonds and Twins as seen from near the summit of Mt. Tom

Directions to trailhead: Take Route 302 west from Bartlett, NH. In the winter, there is plowed parking available at the Highland Center. Trailhead is across the tracks, next to the Crawford Depot.

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