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Whiteface Mountain
Gilford, NH

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

Route: Piper Whiteface Trail, Whiteface Trail, (Whiteface Mountain summit), Whiteface Trail, Piper Whiteface Trail

Trail was a mixture of dry, frozen ground, a dusting of snow, and occasional black ice. Also some frozen over large puddles on the middle section from the off road traffic, but easily walked around. Not enough ice to need light traction.

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


Hike Stats
Date Hiked: Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Parking Elevation: 1,050'
Destination: Whiteface Mountain
Time Elapsed: 00:21
Trailhead Elevation: 1,060'
Summit Elevation: 1,664'
Vertical Gain: 739'
Hike Time Elapsed: 01:05
Hike Vertical Gain: 794'


The Piper Whiteface Trail trailhead on Belknap Mountain Road
The Piper Whiteface Trail trailhead on Belknap Mountain Road

The sunrise from Whiteface Mountain - Click to enlarge
The sunrise from Whiteface Mountain

Topographic map of Whiteface Mountain


Directions to trailhead: From Route 11A East (from Route 3), take a right on Hoyt Road. Continue down this road as it becomes Belknap Mountain Road. At the end of this road, take a left. There will eventually be a turnaround area with a private road sign. Park here, and continue up the road on foot. The Piper Whiteface Trail trailhead will be on the left side of the road.

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