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Black Mountain (Middle Peak)
Jackson, NH

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

Route: Black Mountain Ski Trail, Black Mountain Cutoff, East Pasture Trail

Trail was damp but otherwise not bad. Pretty decent footing for the whole loop. As often noted, the views from the summit are underwhelming. Nice foliage, though.

Hike Ratings
Getting To Trailhead: Easy
Destination: Black Mountain (Middle Peak)
Length: Moderate
Steepness: Moderate
Navigation: Easy
Views: Minimal
Crowds: Moderate


Hike Stats
Date Hiked: Saturday, October 20, 2012
Parking Elevation: 1,270'
Destination: Black Mountain (Middle Peak)
Time Elapsed: 00:43
Trailhead Elevation: 1,280'
Summit Elevation: 2,757'
Vertical Gain: 1,507'
Hike Time Elapsed: 01:26
Hike Vertical Gain: 1,527'


The Black Mountain Ski Trail trailhead
The Black Mountain Ski Trail trailhead

Looking toward the Baldfaces from the middle peak of Black Mountain - Click to enlarge
Looking toward the Baldfaces from the middle peak of Black Mountain

Directions to trailhead: Take Route 16 North to Jackson, then take a right onto 16A. Take a left onto Carter Notch Road. Head up this road for a few minutes, then take a right onto Meloon Road. Cross the bridge, bearing left at the fork in the road. Around the curve, the parking area will be on the left. Back on the road, continue on foot for a few hundred feet. The Black Mountain Ski Trail will be on the right.

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