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Mt. Osceola, Mt. Osceola (East Peak)
Livermore, NH, Lincoln, NH

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

Route: Mt. Osceola Trail

Beautiful weather, though tricky surface conditions due to shoulder season snowcover (not enough for snowshoes, too sticky for light traction).

Hike Ratings
Getting To Trailhead: Easy
Destination: Mt. Osceola
Length: Moderate
Steepness: Moderate
Navigation: Easy
Views: Excellent
Crowds: Minimal
Destination: Mt. Osceola (East Peak)
Length: Moderate
Steepness: Very Difficult
Navigation: Easy
Views: Excellent
Crowds: Minimal


Hike Stats
Date Hiked: Wednesday, November 2, 2011
Parking Elevation: 2,340'
Destination: Mt. Osceola
Time Elapsed: 01:39
Trailhead Elevation: 2,340'
Summit Elevation: 4,340'
Distance: 3.2 miles
Vertical Gain: 2,090'
Destination: Mt. Osceola (East Peak)
Time Elapsed: 00:34
Trailhead Elevation: 4,340'
Summit Elevation: 4,156'
Distance: 1 mile
Vertical Gain: 386'
Hike Time Elapsed: 04:37
Hike Vertical Gain: 3,171'


Mt. Osceola Trail trailhead at the Tripoli Road parking lot
Mt. Osceola Trail trailhead at the Tripoli Road parking lot

Looking at Mt. Washington from the Mt. Osceola ledges - Click to enlarge
Looking at Mt. Washington from the Mt. Osceola ledges

The Mt. Osceola Trail between Mt. Osceola and the East Peak
The Mt. Osceola Trail between Mt. Osceola and the East Peak

Looking at the Tripyramids from near the summit of the East Peak of Mt. Osceola - Click to enlarge
Looking at the Tripyramids from near the summit of the East Peak of Mt. Osceola

Topographic map of Mt. Osceola, Mt. Osceola (East Peak) - Click to enlarge'


Directions to trailhead: From Waterville Valley, take Tripoli Road (bear right at the entrance to the ski area) to the top of the gap. Just after the road turns from pavement from dirt, the Mt. Osceola WMNF fee parking lot appears on the right. The trailhead is located at the back of the parking lot.

Back to Mt. Osceola Profile
Back to Mt. Osceola (East Peak) Profile




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