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North Sugarloaf, Middle Sugarloaf
Bethlehem, NH

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

Route: Trestle Trail, Sugarloaf Trail, (North Sugarloaf), Sugarloaf Trail, (Middle Sugarloaf), Sugarloaf Trail, Trestle Trail

After some trail maintenance, we headed up to the Sugarloaves. With nice temperatures and tremendous visibility, the views from both peaks were superb. Bugs were a little pesky, but not terrible.

Hike Ratings
Getting To Trailhead: Easy
Destination: North Sugarloaf
Length: Moderate
Steepness: Moderate
Navigation: Easy
Views: Excellent
Crowds: Minimal
Destination: Middle Sugarloaf
Length: Moderate
Steepness: Difficult
Navigation: Easy
Views: Excellent
Crowds: Minimal


Hike Stats
Date Hiked: Saturday, June 4, 2011
Parking Elevation: 1,644'
Destination: North Sugarloaf
Time Elapsed: 00:45
Trailhead Elevation: 1,644'
Summit Elevation: 2,310'
Vertical Gain: 726'
Destination: Middle Sugarloaf
Time Elapsed: 00:30
Trailhead Elevation: 2,300'
Summit Elevation: 2,539'
Vertical Gain: 419'
Hike Time Elapsed: 02:47
Hike Vertical Gain: 1,215'


The Trestle Trail trailhead on Zealand Road
The Trestle Trail trailhead on Zealand Road

Looking at Middle Sugarloaf from North Sugarloaf - Click to enlarge
Looking at Middle Sugarloaf from North Sugarloaf

The Sugarloaf Trail between the peaks
The Sugarloaf Trail between the peaks

Looking at the Presidentials from Middle Sugarloaf - Click to enlarge
Looking at the Presidentials from Middle Sugarloaf

Topographic map of North Sugarloaf, Middle Sugarloaf


Directions to trailhead: From Bretton Woods, take Route 302 West, then take a left onto Zealand Road. The parking area for the Sugarloaf Trail is on the right shortly after the campground, just before a bridge. The Trestle Trail trailhead is just after the bridge on the left.

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