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Wildcat Col Ski Trail
State: NH
The Wildcat Col Trail had less vertical and pitch than the nearby Katzensteig Ski Trail.

Wildcat Col 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
Wildcat Col Ski Trail.
This Trail extends from a point on the E. side of Pinkham Notch Road 2 m. N. of Pinkham Notch Camp and 1 m. S. of the Glen House to a point on the Katzensteig Ski Trail on Little Wildcat Mt. about 1.9 m. E. It crosses the Pinkham Notch Ski Trail about 1/4 m. from the road. At a point 0.9 m. from the road the Wildcat Col Ski Trail turns up to the R., while the Go-Back Ski Trail continues straight ahead. This trail requires 10 inches of packed snow and is suitable for intermediate and expert skiers. It rises 1,580 ft. The lower portion is a wood-road, the balance a trail 15 to 30 ft. wide.
Time: ascending 1 hr., descending 20 min.

1938 New Hampshire: A Guide to the Granite State
Wildcat Col Trail (W.M.N.F.).
Runs E. from State 16 about 1 m. S. of Glen House.
Length 1.9 m. Max. grade 26. Intermediate trail linking with the Katzensteig Trail at summit of Little Wildcat Mt. 
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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