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Mt. Tecumseh
Waterville Valley, NH

Mt. Tecumseh as seen from Middle Tripyramid
Mt. Tecumseh as seen from Middle Tripyramid

Location mapSummary
Mt. Tecumseh, home of the Waterville Valley Ski Area, is the smallest New Hampshire 4,000 foot peak. The wooded summit features a limited directional view of Mt. Tripyramid, as well as a few other vistas along trails just below it.

The Civilian Conservation Corps. first developed ski trails on Mt. Tecumseh in the 1930s. In 1966, the Waterville Valley Ski Area opened.


Summit Elevation
4,003 feet

Summit Facilities
None.

Trails
The most popular hiking route for Mt. Tecumseh is the eastern portion of the Mt. Tecumseh Trail, which ascends from parking lot #1 at Waterville Ski Area to the summit. The northwestern portion of the Mt. Tecumseh Trail ascends from Tripoli Road (closed to vehicles late fall through mid spring) to the summit. In addition, the Sosman Trail ascends to the summit from the top of the ski area. During the ski area's off season, some prefer to walk up the ski area's gravel access road to the Sosman Trail.

Trip Reports:
Click on the date for photos, timestamps, and maps.
Date of Hike Trail(s) Length Steepness Vertical
October 2, 2014 Ski trails, more Moderate Difficult 2,278'
September 28, 2014 Ski trails, more Moderate Difficult 2,183'
September 24, 2014 Ski trails, more Moderate Difficult 2,278'
September 21, 2014 Ski trails, more Moderate Difficult 2,363'
September 19, 2014 Mt. Tecumseh Trail, more Moderate Difficult 2,408'
September 17, 2014 Ski trails, more Moderate Difficult 2,183'
September 13, 2014 Mt. Tecumseh Trail, more Moderate Difficult 2,433'
September 10, 2014 Mt. Tecumseh Trail, more Moderate Difficult 2,278'
September 6, 2014 Ski trails, more Moderate Difficult 2,333'
September 4, 2014 Ski trails, more Moderate Difficult 2,333'
August 31, 2014 Ski trails, more Moderate Difficult 2,183'
August 29, 2014 Ski trails, more Moderate Difficult 2,183'
August 24, 2014 Ski trails, more Moderate Difficult 2,183'
August 20, 2014 Access road, more Moderate Difficult 2,443'
August 17, 2014 Ski trails, more Moderate Difficult 2,183'
August 15, 2014 Mt. Tecumseh Trail, more Moderate Difficult 2,278'
August 11, 2014 Ski trails, more Moderate Difficult 2,495'
August 6, 2014 Ski trails, more Moderate Difficult 2,183'
August 3, 2014 Ski trails, more Moderate Difficult 2,183'
July 20, 2014 Mt. Tecumseh Trail, more Moderate Difficult 2,278'
July 4, 2014 Access road, more Moderate Difficult 2,443'
June 26, 2014 Mt. Tecumseh Trail, more Moderate Difficult 2,433'
June 22, 2014 Mt. Tecumseh Trail, more Moderate Difficult 2,393'
June 15, 2014 Mt. Tecumseh Trail, more Moderate Difficult 2,393'
June 8, 2014 Welch-Dickey Loop Trail, more Difficult Difficult 3,720'
May 26, 2014 Mt. Tecumseh Trail, more Moderate Difficult 2,433'
April 20, 2014 Ski trails, more Moderate Difficult 2,423'
March 17, 2014 Mt. Tecumseh Trail, more Moderate Difficult 2,298'
December 4, 2013 Mt. Tecumseh Trail, more Moderate Difficult 2,408'
November 23, 2013 Mt. Tecumseh Trail, more Moderate Difficult 2,433'
October 27, 2013 Ski trails, more Moderate Difficult 2,363'
October 9, 2013 Mt. Tecumseh Trail, more Moderate Difficult 2,433'
September 29, 2013 Mt. Tecumseh Trail, more Moderate Difficult 2,433'
September 26, 2013 Ski trails, more Moderate Difficult 2,183'
September 22, 2013 Access road, more Moderate Difficult 2,363'
September 18, 2013 Mt. Tecumseh Trail, more Moderate Difficult 2,298'
September 14, 2013 Mt. Tecumseh Trail, more Moderate Difficult 2,433'
September 13, 2013 Mt. Tecumseh Trail, more Moderate Difficult 2,298'
September 9, 2013 Ski trails, more Moderate Difficult 2,183'
September 5, 2013 Ski trails, more Moderate Difficult 2,183'
September 1, 2013 Access road, more Moderate Difficult 2,363'
August 31, 2013 Mt. Tecumseh Trail, more Moderate Difficult 2,278'
August 11, 2013 Mt. Tecumseh Trail, more Moderate Difficult 2,278'
July 28, 2013 Access road, more Moderate Difficult 2,363'
June 30, 2013 Mt. Tecumseh Trail, more Moderate Difficult 2,298'
June 8, 2013 Access road, more Moderate Difficult 2,363'
June 2, 2013 Mt. Tecumseh Trail, more Moderate Difficult 2,298'
May 13, 2013 Ski trails, more Moderate Difficult 2,278'
April 25, 2013 Ski trails, more Moderate Difficult 2,423'
April 15, 2013 Ski trails, more Moderate Difficult 2,278'
April 8, 2013 Mt. Tecumseh Trail, more Moderate Difficult 2,298'
March 2, 2013 Mt. Tecumseh Trail, more Moderate Difficult 2,433'
December 16, 2012 Mt. Tecumseh Trail, more Moderate Difficult 2,298'
October 31, 2012 Access road, more Moderate Difficult 2,443'
October 23, 2012 Ski trails, more Moderate Difficult 2,203'
October 22, 2012 Ski trails, more Moderate Difficult 2,203'
October 19, 2012 Ski trails, more Moderate Difficult 2,333'
October 16, 2012 Ski trails, more Moderate Difficult 2,278'
September 15, 2012 Ski trails, more Moderate Difficult 2,278'
August 20, 2012 Ski trails, more Moderate Difficult 2,278'
August 4, 2012 Ski trails, more Moderate Difficult 2,278'
August 1, 2012 Ski trails, more Moderate Difficult 2,278'
June 11, 2012 Ski trails, more Moderate Difficult 2,278'
June 3, 2012 Access road, more Moderate Difficult 2,363'
May 28, 2012 Access road, more Moderate Difficult 2,333'
May 18, 2012 Mt. Tecumseh Trail, more Moderate Difficult 2,308'
May 6, 2012 Ski trails, more Moderate Difficult 2,213'
May 3, 2012 Ski trails, more Moderate Difficult 2,213'
April 30, 2012 Ski trails, more Moderate Difficult 2,183'
April 28, 2012 Mt. Tecumseh Trail, more Moderate Difficult 2,298'
April 26, 2012 Mt. Tecumseh Trail, more Moderate Difficult 2,408'
April 16, 2012 Mt. Tecumseh Trail, more Moderate Difficult 2,408'
April 14, 2012 Ski trails, more Moderate Difficult 2,278'
April 9, 2012 Ski trails, more Moderate Difficult 2,183'
April 6, 2012 Ski trails, more Moderate Difficult 2,278'
March 31, 2012 Mt. Tecumseh Trail, more Moderate Difficult 2,408'
March 16, 2012 Mt. Tecumseh Trail, more Moderate Difficult 2,298'
March 1, 2012 Mt. Tecumseh Trail, more Moderate Difficult 2,298'
February 24, 2012 Ski trails, more Moderate Difficult 2,183'
February 3, 2012 Mt. Tecumseh Trail, more Moderate Difficult 2,298'
January 27, 2012 Mt. Tecumseh Trail, more Moderate Difficult 2,308'
January 12, 2012 Ski trails, more Moderate Difficult 2,183'
December 16, 2011 Mt. Tecumseh Trail, more Moderate Difficult 2,333'
December 14, 2011 Ski trails, more Moderate Difficult 2,203'
December 11, 2011 Ski trails, more Moderate Difficult 2,203'
December 4, 2011 Ski trails, more Moderate Difficult 2,308'
November 28, 2011 Ski trails, more Moderate Difficult 2,183'
November 23, 2011 Ski trails, more Moderate Difficult 2,363'
November 21, 2011 Ski trails, more Moderate Difficult 2,203'
October 30, 2011 Mt. Tecumseh Trail, more Moderate Difficult 2,423'
October 18, 2011 Mt. Tecumseh Trail, more Moderate Difficult 2,423'
October 9, 2011 Access road, more Moderate Difficult 2,363'
October 1, 2011 Access road, more Moderate Difficult 2,363'
September 24, 2011 Mt. Tecumseh Trail, more Moderate Difficult 2,308'
September 21, 2011 Ski trails, more Moderate Difficult 2,213'
September 17, 2011 Ski trails, more Moderate Difficult 2,308'
September 10, 2011 Ski trails, more Moderate Difficult 2,213'
September 7, 2011 Ski trails, more Moderate Difficult 2,213'
September 6, 2011 Ski trails, more Moderate Difficult 2,213'
September 3, 2011 Mt. Tecumseh Trail, more Moderate Difficult 2,258'
August 29, 2011 Access road, more Moderate Difficult 2,443'
August 25, 2011 Ski trails, more Moderate Difficult 2,203'
August 21, 2011 Access road, more Moderate Difficult 2,363'
August 14, 2011 Ski trails, more Moderate Difficult 2,183'
August 7, 2011 Mt. Tecumseh Trail, more Moderate Difficult 2,393'
August 4, 2011 Ski trails, more Moderate Difficult 2,203'
July 29, 2011 Ski trails, more Moderate Difficult 2,203'
July 18, 2011 Ski trails, more Moderate Difficult 2,203'
July 13, 2011 Ski trails, more Moderate Difficult 2,203'
July 4, 2011 Access road, more Moderate Difficult 2,333'
June 25, 2011 Mt. Tecumseh Trail, more Moderate Difficult 2,308'
June 18, 2011 Mt. Tecumseh Trail, more Moderate Difficult 2,593'
June 11, 2011 Mt. Tecumseh Trail, more Moderate Difficult 2,298'
June 7, 2011 Ski trails, more Moderate Difficult 2,183'
June 1, 2011 Ski trails, more Moderate Difficult 2,278'
May 27, 2011 Ski trails, more Moderate Difficult 2,203'
May 11, 2011 Mt. Tecumseh Trail, more Moderate Difficult 2,393'
May 10, 2011 Ski trails, more Moderate Difficult 2,183'
April 24, 2011 Mt. Tecumseh Trail, more Moderate Difficult 2,278'
April 19, 2011 Mt. Tecumseh Trail, more Moderate Difficult 2,278'
March 24, 2011 Ski trails, more Moderate Difficult 2,183'
March 23, 2011 Mt. Tecumseh Trail, more Moderate Difficult 2,433'
January 10, 2011 Ski trails, more Moderate Difficult 2,183'
January 28, 2010 Ski trails, more Moderate Difficult 2,183'
October 28, 2009 Ski trails, more Moderate Difficult 2,183'
August 19, 2009 Mt. Tecumseh Trail Moderate Difficult 2,433'
June 12, 2008 Ski trails, more Moderate Difficult 2,183'
March 19, 2009 Ski trails, more Moderate Difficult 2,193'
February 8, 2009 Ski trails, more Moderate Difficult 2,193'
November 8, 2008 Mt. Tecumseh Trail Moderate Difficult 2,615'
September 29, 2008 Ski trails, more Moderate Difficult 2,183'
July 22, 2008 Ski trails, more Moderate Difficult 2,183'
April 17, 2008 Ski trails, more Moderate Difficult 2,183'
December 25, 2007 Mt. Tecumseh Trail, more Moderate Difficult 2,298'
May 25, 2007 Mt. Tecumseh Trail, more Moderate Difficult 2,408'

More Information
  • New Hampshire 4,000 Foot Peaks
  • New England 4,000 Foot Peaks
  • New England 100 Highest Peaks
  • Mt. Tecumseh Trail Conditions - NewEnglandTrailConditions.com
  • Mt. Tecumseh - New England's Alpine CCC Ski Trails
  • Mount Tecumseh - Wikipedia
  • Tecumseh - NHMountainHiking.com
  • Waterville Valley - NewEnglandSkiHistory.com




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