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Trail Conditions

Trip Log


Mt. Prospect
Holderness, NH

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

Route: Unknown trail

Trail was generally dry with mud in the normal places (about halfway up). Ground not frozen, but some surface frost near the summit around sunrise.

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

Hike Stats
Date Hiked: Wednesday, December 16, 2015
Parking Elevation: 1,080'
Destination: Mt. Prospect
Time Elapsed: 00:27
Trailhead Elevation: 1,080'
Summit Elevation: 2,064'
Distance: 1.6 miles
Vertical Gain: 1,019'
Hike Time Elapsed: 01:14
Hike Vertical Gain: 1,054'

The sunrise from the northeastern Mt. Prospect viewpoint - Click to enlarge
The sunrise from the northeastern Mt. Prospect viewpoint

Directions to trailhead: From Meredeth, take Route 25 west, then take a right onto Route 175 north. Just prior to the 175A junction, take a right onto Mt. Prospect Road. After passing Prospect Ridge Road on the right and dipping down a bit, the road climbs and soon turns to the left. The trailhead is on the right (two granite columns laying on their side). There is some room to park on the side of the road next to the trailhead.

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