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Boundary Bald Mountain
Bald Mountain, ME

Trailheads, measurements, times, distances, and maps are all approximate and relative to the hike(s) as shown below.
The lower portion of the trail to Boundary Bald Mountain
The lower portion of the trail to Boundary Bald Mountain

Route: Trail Road, blue blazed trail

Lower portion of the Blue Trail from Trail Road had some areas of running water (trail is essentially a rocky ditch in this area), as well as some mudbogs. Upper portion had some slippery rock, but was otherwise dry. Also noted another blue blazed trail emerging on the summit ridge, signed for Notch Road.

Excellent views from the summit ridge, even with rain showers passing through.


Hike Ratings
Getting To Trailhead: Difficult
Destination: Boundary Bald Mountain
Length: Moderate
Steepness: Difficult
Navigation: Moderate
Views: Excellent
Crowds: Minimal


Hike Stats
Date Hiked: Friday, August 16, 2013
Parking Elevation: 2,150'
Destination: Boundary Bald Mountain
Time Elapsed: 00:45
Trailhead Elevation: 2,550'
Summit Elevation: 3,640'
Distance: 1.2 miles
Vertical Gain: 1,240'
Hike Time Elapsed: 02:29
Hike Vertical Gain: 1,790'


The start of the trail to Boundary Bald Mountain
The start of the trail to Boundary Bald Mountain

The upper portion of the blue trail on Boundary Bald Mountain
The upper portion of the blue trail on Boundary Bald Mountain

Looking northwest from near the summit of Boundary Bald Mountain - Click to enlarge
Looking northwest from near the summit of Boundary Bald Mountain

Topographic map of Boundary Bald Mountain - Click to enlarge


Directions to trailhead: From Jackman, take US 201 North past The Falls picnic area, then take a right onto Bald Mountain Road. Following the hiking trail signs, avoiding Mud Pond Road after a bridge. Around 4.1 miles, take a left onto Notch Road. 0.2 miles up this road, there is a grassy area on the left where one may park. High clearance vehicles may attempt to bear right and continue for part of the eroded next 1.2 miles. The trail to Boundary Bald Mountain will eventually be on the left, marked with a sign and blue blazes.

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