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West Rattlesnake, East Rattlesnake
Holderness, NH, Sandwich, NH

Trailheads, measurements, times, distances, and maps are all approximate and relative to the hike(s) as shown below.
Looking up the Old Bridle Path
Looking up the Old Bridle Path

Route: Old Bridle Path, Ridge Trail, (West Rattlesnake), Ridge Trail, (East Rattlesnake), Ridge Trail, (West Rattlesnake), Ridge Trail, Old Bridle Path

It was finally time for another light jog. With seasonably warm (read: above freezing) temperatures, I snowshoe jogged up the Old Bridle Path, then continued on lesser packed trail over to East Rattlesnake and back. Nice to have spring in the air, if only for a day or two.

Hike Ratings
Getting To Trailhead: Easy
Destination: West Rattlesnake
Length: Easy
Steepness: Easy
Navigation: Easy
Views: Excellent
Crowds: Moderate
Destination: East Rattlesnake
Length: Easy
Steepness: Moderate
Navigation: Easy
Views: Excellent
Crowds: Minimal


Hike Stats
Date Hiked: Thursday, February 17, 2011
Hike Commenced: 3:24 PM
Parking Elevation: 815'
Destination: West Rattlesnake
Ascent Commenced: 3:24 PM
Summit Reached: 3:38 PM
Time Elapsed: 00:14
Trailhead Elevation: 815'
Summit Elevation: 1,240'
Distance: .9 mile
Vertical Gain: 440'
Destination: East Rattlesnake
Ascent Commenced: 3:39 PM
Summit Reached: 3:54 PM
Time Elapsed: 00:15
Trailhead Elevation: 1,240'
Summit Elevation: 1,289'
Distance: .8 mile
Vertical Gain: 374'
Hike Ended: 4:24 PM
Hike Time Elapsed: 01:00
Hike Distance: 3.4 miles
Hike Vertical Gain: 1,252'


The Old Bridle Path trailhead at the back of the parking area
The Old Bridle Path trailhead at the back of the parking area

Looking at Squam Lake from West Rattlesnake - Click to enlarge
Looking at Squam Lake from West Rattlesnake

The Ridge Trail on the way to East Rattlesnake
The Ridge Trail on the way to East Rattlesnake

Looking at Red Hill from East Rattlesnake - Click to enlarge
Looking at Red Hill from East Rattlesnake

Topographic map of West Rattlesnake, East Rattlesnake


Directions to trailhead: Take Route 113 West from Center Sandwich. The West Rattlesnake parking lot is on the left at a height of land, across from the Mt. Morgan parking area. The Old Bridle Path trailhead is located at the back of the parking lot.

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