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Foss Mountain
Eaton, NH

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

Route: Foss Mountain Trail, (Foss Mountain North Peak), Foss Mountain Trail

After having my knee flare up Tuesday, I was off my feet for a few days. While I had planned to take this day off as well, I couldn't resist the urge to take a quick walk up Foss Mountain on my way back from North Conway.

While the trail was a bit wet from an early afternoon shower, it was nonetheless doable. The views from the north peak were hazy but good.

The knees weren't particularly happy about ascending or descending, but alas I made it down in one piece.


Hike Ratings
Getting To Trailhead: Easy
Destination: Foss Mountain (North Peak)
Length: Easy
Steepness: Moderate
Navigation: Easy
Views: Excellent
Crowds: Minimal


Hike Stats
Date Hiked: Friday, May 8, 2009
Hike Commenced: 6:37 PM
Parking Elevation: 1,420'
Destination: Foss Mountain (North Peak)
Ascent Commenced: 6:37 PM
Summit Reached: 6:46 PM
Time Elapsed: 00:09
Trailhead Elevation: 1,420'
Summit Elevation: 1,647'
Distance: .5 mile
Vertical Gain: 247'
Hike Ended: 7:04 PM
Hike Time Elapsed: 00:27
Hike Vertical Gain: 267'


The Foss Mountain Trail trailhead next to the seasonal portion of Foss Mountain Road
The Foss Mountain Trail trailhead next to the seasonal portion of Foss Mountain Road

Blueberry blooms
Blueberry blooms

Looking at the Belknaps and Ossipees from the Foss Mountain north peak - Click to enlarge
Looking at the Belknaps and Ossipees from the Foss Mountain north peak

Topographic map of Foss Mountain


Directions to trailhead: Take Route 153 North to Brownfield Road. Take a right onto Bull Pasture Road. Take a right onto Stewart Road. Take a left onto Foss Mountain Road. The non-winter parking area is located a few miles up on the left and the trailhead is on the right, at the bottom of the blueberry fields.

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