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Welch Mountain, Dickey Mountain
Thornton, NH, Waterville Valley, NH

Trailheads, measurements, times, distances, and maps are all approximate and relative to the hike(s) as shown below.
The Welch Dickey Loop Trail on the way Welch Mountain
The Welch Dickey Loop Trail on the way Welch Mountain

Route: Welch-Dickey Loop Trail, (Welch Mountain), Welch-Dickey Loop Trail, (Dickey Mountain), Welch-Dickey Loop Trail

Trails and ledges were generally dry, though some rocks on the Welch side were moist/slippery. Leaves starting to accumulate on the Dickey side, making for slippery going in places. Foliage is past peak, but there were still some nice colors in places.

Hike Ratings
Getting To Trailhead: Easy
Destination: Welch Mountain
Length: Moderate
Steepness: Difficult
Navigation: Easy
Views: Excellent
Crowds: Moderate
Destination: Dickey Mountain
Length: Moderate
Steepness: Difficult
Navigation: Easy
Views: Excellent
Crowds: Minimal


Hike Stats
Date Hiked: Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Parking Elevation: 1,080'
Destination: Welch Mountain
Time Elapsed: 00:33
Trailhead Elevation: 1,090'
Summit Elevation: 2,605'
Distance: 2 miles
Vertical Gain: 1,545'
Destination: Dickey Mountain
Time Elapsed: 00:08
Trailhead Elevation: 2,600'
Summit Elevation: 2,734'
Distance: .5 mile
Vertical Gain: 314'
Hike Time Elapsed: 01:22
Hike Distance: 4.5 miles
Hike Vertical Gain: 1,899'


The Welch-Dickey Loop Trail trailhead
The Welch-Dickey Loop Trail trailhead

Looking at Mt. Moosilauke from Welch Mountain - Click to enlarge
Looking at Mt. Moosilauke from Welch Mountain

The sunset from Welch Mountain - Click to enlarge
The sunset from Welch Mountain

The Welch-Dickey Loop Trail between the peaks
The Welch-Dickey Loop Trail between the peaks

Looking at Sandwich Dome from near the Dickey Mountain summit - Click to enlarge
Looking at Sandwich Dome from near the Dickey Mountain summit

Directions to trailhead: Take Route 49 to Six Mile Bridge - take a left there and go up the hill. Take a right onto Orris Road. National Forest pay parking lot will be on the right after a short drive.

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