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About


Whiteface Mountain
Gilford, NH

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

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

Piper-Whiteface Trail to the stonewall was decently packed for snowshoe use. No sign of recent snowshoe use (one set of ski trails) heading toward Piper. Snowmobile portion of Whiteface Trail was not overly packed, due to lots of drifting. Snowshoes definitely came in handy.

Overall, snowpack was generally 2-4 feet (upper range of that being the drifted areas).


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


Hike Stats
Date Hiked: Friday, February 20, 2015
Parking Elevation: 1,050'
Destination: Whiteface Mountain
Time Elapsed: 00:31
Trailhead Elevation: 1,060'
Summit Elevation: 1,664'
Vertical Gain: 739'
Hike Time Elapsed: 01:07
Hike Vertical Gain: 794'


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

The sunset as seen from Whiteface Mountain - Click to enlarge
The sunset as seen from Whiteface Mountain

The sunset as seen from Whiteface Mountain - Click to enlarge
The sunset as seen from 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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