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Gunstock Mountain
Mt. Rowe

Gilford, NH

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

Trail to Mt. Rowe summit

Mt. Rowe was the original location of Gunstock and its chairlift. As time passed, the ski area expanded out onto Gunstock Mountain and closed most of the Mt. Rowe complex.

Mt. Rowe is a somewhat brief, moderately steep hike which opens into the first of a hoard of views as the ridgeline is hiked to Gunstock Mountain.


Hike Ratings
Getting To Trailhead: Easy
Destination: Mt. Rowe
Length: Easy
Steepness: Moderate
Navigation: Moderate
Views: Excellent
Crowds: Moderate
Destination: Gunstock
Length: Moderate
Steepness: Moderate
Navigation: Difficult
Views: Excellent
Crowds: Minimal


Hike Stats
Date Hiked: Saurday, December 4, 2004
Hike Commenced: 12:37 PM
Parking Elevation: 935'
Destination: Mt. Rowe
Summit Reached: 1:11 PM
Trailhead Elevation: 950'
Summit Elevation: 1,680'
Vertical Gain: 730'
Destination: Gunstock
Ascent Commenced: 1:18 PM at Mt. Rowe summit
Summit Reached: 2:18 PM
Trailhead Elevation: 1,660'
Summit Elevation: 2,245'
Vertical Gain: 795'
Hike Vertical Gain: 1,526'



Looking south at Gunstock Mountain from near the Mt. Rowe summit


Gunstock summit, looking north-northeast at Lake Winnipesaukee




Directions to trailhead: Take Route 11A to Gunstock entrance, parking lot near the base lodge of the ski area.

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