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About


Mt. Mack
Gilford, NH

Trailheads, measurements, times, distances, and maps are all approximate and relative to the hike(s) as shown below.
The Round Pond-Piper Link
The Round Pond-Piper Link

Route: Fire Road, Round Pond Trail, Round Pond-Piper Link, Red Trail, Red-Orange Trail

Trails up to the pond were generally dry with some minor mud and a few areas of thick leaves. Ground generally not frozen.

Minor mud in places between the pond and Mt. Mack. Still a dusting of snow in the shade around 1,900 feet.

Fantastic late fall hiking conditions with temperatures in the upper 40s and nary a cloud in the sky.


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


Hike Stats
Date Hiked: Saturday, December 5, 2015
Parking Elevation: 1,100'
Destination: Mt. Mack
Trailhead Elevation: 1,100'
Summit Elevation: 2,001'
Vertical Gain: 976'
Hike Vertical Gain: 1,107'


The East Gilford-Fire Road trailhead at the end of Wood Road
The East Gilford-Fire Road trailhead at the end of Wood Road

The sunset from Mt. Mack - Click to enlarge
The sunset from Mt. Mack

Directions to trailhead: From Route 11A East past Gunstock, then take a right onto Bickford Road, then take a left onto Wood Road, soon bearing left to go uphill around the last house. The Fire Road-East Gilford Trail trailhead will be at the back of the 5 car parking lot at the end of the road.

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