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Green Mountain
Effingham, NH

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

Heading up the Dearborn Trail

Route: Dearborn Trail

The forecast called for a storm cell moving through later in the afternoon/early evening, so I decided to stay local. Not wanting to deal with snow, I headed up the Dearborn Trail.

With the exception of a few patches near the top, the trail was snow free. Other than the bottom flats, the trail was also dry.

Though the haze limited views a bit, they were still strong - even a distant outline of Mt. Washington was visible.

One particulary troubling thing was that I picked up 5 ticks during the hike - more than I've ever had in my life combined. Wow!


Hike Ratings
Getting To Trailhead: Easy
Destination: Green Mountain
Length: Moderate
Steepness: Moderate
Navigation: Easy
Views: Excellent
Crowds: Minimal


Hike Stats
Date Hiked: Wednesday, April 23, 2008
Hike Commenced: 3:51 PM
Parking Elevation: 505'
Destination: Green Mountain
Ascent Commenced: 3:51 PM
Summit Reached: 4:38 PM
Time Elapsed: 00:47
Trailhead Elevation: 505'
Summit Elevation: 1,907'
Distance: 1.4 miles
Vertical Gain: 1,427'
Hike Ended: 5:31 PM
Hike Time Elapsed: 01:40
Hike Distance: 2.8 miles
Hike Vertical Gain: 1,452'



Dearborn Trail trailhead


Looking into Maine from Green Mountain summit




Directions to trailhead: Take Route 16 North to Route 153. Take Route 153 North to Hobbs Road (on the left, there will be a sharp curve with a schoolhouse monument). Hobbs Road will trun into a Class IV Road. Shortly after that warning, the parking lot is on the right. Dearborn Trail trailhead is at the back of the parking lot.

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