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Trail Conditions

Trip Log


Gunstock Mountain
Gilmanton, NH, Gilford, NH

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

Route: Blue Trail, Saddle Trail, ski trail, (Gunstock Mountain)

Trails were generally dry with some minor mud and areas of drifted leaves. Nice sunrise from Gunstock. Windy conditions certainly made things cold, but only patchy ground frost at this juncture.

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

Hike Stats
Date Hiked: Saturday, November 14, 2015
Parking Elevation: 1,030'
Destination: Gunstock Mountain
Time Elapsed: 00:14
Trailhead Elevation: 1,710'
Summit Elevation: 2,245'
Vertical Gain: 555'
Hike Time Elapsed: 00:43
Hike Vertical Gain: 585'

The Blue Trail trailhead atop the Carriage Road
The Blue Trail trailhead atop the Carriage Road

The sunrise from Gunstock Mountain - Click to enlarge
The sunrise from Gunstock Mountain

Directions to trailhead: From Route 11A East (from Route 3), take a right on Hoyt Road. Continue down this road as it becomes Belknap Mountain Road. Look for Carriage Road on your left - limited parking next to the gate.

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