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Mt. Shaw
Tuftonboro, NH

Mt. Shaw as seen from Green Mountain
Mt. Shaw as seen from Green Mountain

Location mapSummary
Mt. Shaw is the highest peak in the Ossipee Mountains, as well as one of the fifty most prominent in all of New England. The summit features excellent views of the Sandwich Range, Mt. Washington, and Maine.

Summit Elevation
2,990 feet

Summit Facilities
None.

Trails
While only the Gorilla Trail and Black Snout Trail reach the summit of Mt. Shaw, many others connect to them, including the Mt. Shaw Trail, the High Ridge Trail, the Banana Trail (also known as the Big Ball Mountain Trail), and the Thunderbird Trail.

Trip Reports:
Click on the date for photos, timestamps, and maps.
Date of Hike Trail(s) Length Steepness Vertical
May 18, 2013 Tate Mountain Trail, more Moderate Difficult 2,728'
December 14, 2008 Mt. Shaw Trail, more Moderate Difficult 2,728'
November 16, 2008 Mountain Trail, more Moderate Difficult 3,183'
July 26, 2008 Mountain Trail, more Moderate Difficult 2,880'
May 10, 2008 Big Ball Mountain Trail, more Moderate Difficult 2,728'
January 20, 2008 Mt. Shaw Trail, more Moderate Difficult 2,593'
October 2, 2007 Mt. Shaw Trail, more Moderate Difficult 2,458'

More Information
- The Ossipee 10 - Hiking list
- Mount Shaw - Wikipedia
- Mt. Shaw - SummitPost




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