NE 4,000 Footers
NE 100 Highest
NH 4,000 Footers
NH 100 Highest
NH 52 With A View
NH Belknap Range
NH Ossipee 10
Thornton, NH, Waterville Valley, NH
Trailheads, measurements, times, distances, and maps are all approximate and relative to the hike(s) as shown below.
The lower portion of the trail to Fisher Mountain
Route: Forest Road 23, Forest Road 23C, Forest Road 23D, unnamed trail, (Fisher Mountain), unnamed trail, Forest Road 23D, Forest Road 23C, Forest Road 23
Forest roads were wet this morning from the overnight rain, as were some of the large ledges. Grippy shoes definitely came in handy...bad traction would result in a bad fall. Blueberries are starting to ripen, but are still tart.
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The beginning of the trail to Fisher Mountain at the end of FR 23D
Looking down the ledges on the way to Fisher Mountain
Looking at Mt. Tecumseh from near the summit of Fisher Mountain
Directions to trailhead: From Route 175 in Thornton, take Mill Brook Road. Near the end of the road, the gated Forest Road 23 will be on the left. There is some room to park prior to the gate without obstructing access. On foot, take Forest Road 23, then bear right onto Forest Road 23C. Prior to reaching Shattuck Brook, take a left onto Forest Road 23D. An obscure logging road departs at the end of the short Forest Road 23D.
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