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Trail Conditions

Trip Log


Bald Peak
Easton, NH

Trailheads, measurements, times, distances, and maps are all approximate and relative to the hike(s) as shown below.
The Bald Knob Spur
The Bald Knob Spur

Route: Mt. Kinsman Trail, Bald Knob Spur

Trail was generally dry with a few minor mud patches in the usual spots. Lots of work done in recent years to mitigate larger muddy areas. Excellent views from Bald Peak, but clouds and haze blocked out the sunset display.

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

Hike Stats
Date Hiked: Tuesday, August 20, 2013
Parking Elevation: 1,060'
Destination: Bald Peak
Time Elapsed: 00:36
Trailhead Elevation: 1,060'
Summit Elevation: 2,470'
Distance: 2.3 miles
Vertical Gain: 1,495'
Hike Time Elapsed: 01:29
Hike Distance: 4.6 miles
Hike Vertical Gain: 1,580'

The Mt. Kinsman Trail trailhead
The Mt. Kinsman Trail trailhead

North Kinsman as seen from Bald Peak - Click to enlarge
North Kinsman as seen from Bald Peak

The sunset as seen from Bald Peak - Click to enlarge
The sunset as seen from Bald Peak

Directions to trailhead: Take Route 112 West from Lincoln to Route 116 North. The short road to the Mt. Kinsman Trail trailhead and parking area will eventually be on the right, just before Tamarack Camp.

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