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Go-Back Ski Trail
State: NH
Perhaps the most gradual of the three main Little Wildcat trails, the Go-Back Ski Trail traversed across the lower western slope.

Go-Back Ski Trail Details
Also Known As:
Location: White Mountains - East
Peak: Little Wildcat Mountain
Opened:
Closed: 1938
Reason Closed: Lack of use.
Guidebook Descriptions:
1934 AMC White Mountain Guide
Go-Back Ski Trail.
This trail extends E. and S., up-grade, from Pinkham Notch Road at the top of the hill near Nineteen-Mile Brook bridge 1 m. N. of the Glen House, to a point on the Wildcat Col Ski Trail about 0.9 m. from Pinkham Notch Road, crossing at 1 m. and 1 1/2 m. respectively from its N. end, the Aqueduct Path and the Katzensteig Ski Trail. This trail is a wood-road 2.2 m. long, rising 800 ft. It is suitable for all classes of skiers when covered with 8 or 10 inches of snow.
Time: ascending 1 1/2 hrs., descending 1 hr.

1938 New Hampshire: A Guide to the Granite State
Go-Back Trail (W.M.N.F.).
Start either from State 16 about 1 m. N. of Glen House, from Aqueduct Path, or from Katzensteig Trail. Connects with Wildcat Col Trail, and thence to summit of Little Wildcat Mt.
Length 2.2 m. Max grade about 11. Very easy novice trail.  
Images:
1934 AMC map of Little Wildcat Mountain
1934 AMC map of Little Wildcat Mountain


1937 USGS map of Little Wildcat Mountain
1937 USGS map of Little Wildcat Mountain


1940 AMC map of Little Wildcat Mountain
1940 AMC map of Little Wildcat Mountain


1942 USGS map of Little Wildcat Mountain
1942 USGS map of Little Wildcat Mountain
Links:
  • Little Wildcat Mountain - New England's Alpine CCC Ski Trails - NewEnglandSkiHistory.com
  • Last updated 2011-08-28
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