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Trip Log


Black Mountain
Haverhill, NH, Benton, NH

Trailheads, measurements, times, distances, and maps are all approximate and relative to the hike(s) as shown below.
The Black Mountain Trail
The Black Mountain Trail

Route: Black Mountain Trail

Trail alternated between wet and dry due to recent rains. Minimal blueberries to be found.

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

Hike Stats
Date Hiked: Friday, August 1, 2014
Parking Elevation: 1,560'
Destination: Black Mountain
Time Elapsed: 00:34
Trailhead Elevation: 1,560'
Summit Elevation: 2,830'
Distance: 2.4 miles
Vertical Gain: 1,604'
Hike Time Elapsed: 01:31
Hike Vertical Gain: 1,649'

The Black Mountain Trail trailhead
The Black Mountain Trail trailhead

Looking south from the Black Mountain ledges - Click to enlarge
Looking south from the Black Mountain ledges

Directions to trailhead: From Route 116 in Benton, take Howe Hill Road south. The Black Mountain Trail trailhead and parking area are located just beyond the last house on the road.

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