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Mt. Major
Alton, NH

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

Route: Mt. Major Trail, (Mt. Major), Mt. Major Trail

With the exception of the usual wet spot near the trailhead (herd path to the left avoids it), the trail was dry and in good shape. Decent sunset with a nice cool breeze to keep the bugs away. Peaceful...but not for long! Thousands of motorcycles will be here soon!

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


Hike Stats
Date Hiked: Tuesday, June 4, 2013
Parking Elevation: 585'
Destination: Mt. Major
Time Elapsed: 00:26
Trailhead Elevation: 600'
Summit Elevation: 1,786'
Distance: 1.75 miles
Vertical Gain: 1,211'
Hike Time Elapsed: 01:37
Hike Distance: 3.5 miles
Hike Vertical Gain: 1,276


The Mt. Major Trail trailhead at the back of the Route 11 parking lot
The Mt. Major Trail trailhead at the back of the Route 11 parking lot

Mt. Moosilauke as seen from Mt. Major - Click to enlarge
Mt. Moosilauke as seen from Mt. Major

Sunset colors from near the summit of from Mt. Major - Click to enlarge
Sunset colors from near the summit of from Mt. Major

Topographic map of Mt. Major - Click to enlarge


Directions to trailhead: Take Route 11 West (north in reality) from Alton Bay. Parking lot and trailhead are on the left after the blasted out section of Route 11.

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