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Diamond Peaks
Second College Grant, NH

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

Route: Dead Diamond Road, Diamond Peaks Trail

Though a relatively short hiking trail, the route up Diamond Peaks is a bit longer due to a 2.2 mile road walk. The highpoint of the ridge appeared to be just off trail before the final cliff viewpoint.

Hike Ratings
Getting To Trailhead: Difficult
Destination: Diamond Peaks
Length: Moderate
Steepness: Moderate
Navigation: Moderate
Views: Excellent
Crowds: Minimal

Hike Stats
Date Hiked: Saturday, November 12, 2011
Parking Elevation: 1,260'
Time To Trailhead: 00:40
Distance to Trailhead: 2.2 miles
Destination: Diamond Peaks
Time Elapsed: 00:35
Trailhead Elevation: 1,350'
Summit Elevation: 2,050'
Distance: 1.1 miles
Vertical Gain: 760'
Hike Time Elapsed: 02:38
Hike Vertical Gain: 1,000'

The Diamond Peaks Trail trailhead
The Diamond Peaks Trail trailhead

A critter crossing Dead Diamond Road
A critter crossing Dead Diamond Road

Looking south at Grafton Notch from Diamond Peak - Click to enlarge
Looking south at Grafton Notch from Diamond Peak

Topographic map of Diamond Peaks

Directions to trailhead: Take Route 16 North from Errol, past the Mt. Dunstan Store. Take a left onto Dead Diamond Road. There is a small parking area on the right just before the gate. Continue on foot up the road. The Diamond Peaks Trail trailhead will eventually be on the right, across from the Dartmouth Management Center complex.

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