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Saddleback Mountain
Dallas, ME, Sandy River, ME, Madrid, ME

Trailheads, measurements, times, distances, and maps are all approximate and relative to the hike(s) as shown below.
Looking up a ski trail
Looking up a ski trail

Route: Ski trails, unnamed connector trail, Appalachian Trail, (Saddleback Mountain), Appalachian Trail, unnamed connector trail, ski trails

Chilly wind above treeline. Trace to a few inches of snow top to bottom with a few deeper drifts above treeline.

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


Hike Stats
Date Hiked: Saturday, November 5, 2011
Parking Elevation: 2,450'
Destination: Saddleback Mountain
Time Elapsed: 01:04
Trailhead Elevation: 2,460'
Summit Elevation: 4,116'
Vertical Gain: 1,696'
Hike Time Elapsed: 02:00
Hike Vertical Gain: 1,746'


Looking up a ski trail near the base lodge parking area
Looking up a ski trail near the base lodge parking area

Looking at the Presidentials in New Hampshire from near the summit of Saddleback Mountain - Click to enlarge
Looking at the Presidentials in New Hampshire from near the summit of Saddleback Mountain

Topographic map of Saddleback Mountain


Directions to trailhead: Take Route 16 North (East in Maine) to Rangeley, merging and continuing on Route 4 South. Take a left onto Dallas Hill Road, then a right onto the Saddleback Ski Area access road. Parking is available just above the Main Lodge.

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