FranklinSites.com Hiking Guide
Home

States
 Colorado
 Connecticut
 Maine
 Massachusetts
 New Hampshire
 New York
 Rhode Island
 Utah
 Vermont

 View All

Lists
 NE 4,000 Footers
 NE 100 Highest
 NH 4,000 Footers
 NH 100 Highest
 NH 52 With A View
 NH Belknap Range
 NH Ossipee 10

Links
Search

Trail Conditions

Trip Log
 Sunrises
 Sunsets


About


Mt. Livermore
Holderness, NH

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

Route: Old Mountain Road, Crawford-Ridgepole Trail, (Mt. Livermore), Crawford-Ridgepole Trail, Old Mountain Road

After today's forecasted 70 degree highs, this western approach will probably a good idea to avoid for awhile due to the spring melt. Old Mountain Road had spring snow and blue ice on it around sunrise this morning and was best done with snowshoes, as the mud and running water is lurking just below. It will become a nasty, muddy mess very soon.

Crawford Ridgepole Trail initially alternated between bare ground and blue ice, but quickly transitioned back to full snowpack after the first pitch. There's still about two feet of snow in the stone wall section, but the actual summit clearing is bare due to direct sun exposure.


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


Hike Stats
Date Hiked: Monday, April 13, 2015
Parking Elevation: 920'
Destination: Mt. Livermore
Time Elapsed: 00:16
Trailhead Elevation: 920'
Summit Elevation: 1,500'
Vertical Gain: 580'
Hike Time Elapsed: 00:52
Hike Vertical Gain: 580'


The Old Mountain Road trailhead
The Old Mountain Road trailhead

The sunrise from Mt. Livermore - Click to enlarge
The sunrise from Mt. Livermore

Directions to trailhead: From Route 25 in Holderness, take Route 175 northwest, then take a right onto Perch Pond Road. Take a right onto Mountain Road. At the end of the maintained road, there is room to park at the turnaround. Continue on foot up the road.

Back to Mt. Livermore Profile




Copyright 2002-2017, All Rights Reserved.
www.FranklinSites.com