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Dundee Hill
Conway, NH

Trailheads, measurements, times, distances, and maps are all approximate and relative to the hike(s) as shown below.
Nearing the ledges
Nearing the ledges

Route: Bushwhack

Bushwhacked to the summit of Dundee Hill (1,421 feet...did not go to the unnamed 1,488 foot peak to the east) from the west.

By staying on the western and southern slopes, I was able to bareboot to the summit. One could make it without touching snow. That said, the north slope still has a decent amount of snow, which required snowshoes when I went looking (unsuccessfully) for remains of the lift from the defunct Dundee ski area.

There were good directional views to Chocorua from maybe 100 feet from the highpoint. In addition, there were fantastic views from some ledges at about 1,350 feet in elevation to the northwest of the summit, reaching from Chocorua to the Presidentials. I also noted evidence of an old trail, apparently coming up from the west or northwest, crossing over the summit, and perhaps descending to the east or southeast. No evidence of recent use, though.

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

Hike Stats
Date Hiked: Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Parking Elevation: 750'
Destination: Dundee Hill
Time Elapsed: 00:30
Trailhead Elevation: 750'
Summit Elevation: 1,421'
Vertical Gain: 681'
Hike Time Elapsed: 02:03
Hike Vertical Gain: 701'

Entering the woods off Gulf Road
Entering the woods off Gulf Road

Looking at Mt. Washington from the Dundee Hill ledges - Click to enlarge
Looking at Mt. Washington from the Dundee Hill ledges

Topographic map of Dundee Hill

Directions to trailhead: Gulf Road is located south of Brownfield Road in Conway.

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