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Holts Ledge
Lyme, NH

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

Route: Holts Ledge Trail, (Holts Ledge), Holts Ledge Trail, unnamed trail, ski trails, access road, Holts Ledge Trail, Trapper John Shelter Spur, Holts Ledge Trail

Decent footing up the Holts Ledge Trail to the highpoint. Decent views from the ledges despite the clouds, though parts were off limits for falcons. Headed down the ski slopes, then cut back over to the Holts Ledge Trail on an access road.

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

Hike Stats
Date Hiked: Monday, June 13, 2011
Parking Elevation: 910'
Time To Trailhead: 00:03
Destination: Holts Ledge
Time Elapsed: 00:38
Trailhead Elevation: 870'
Summit Elevation: 2,110'
Distance: 1.7 miles
Vertical Gain: 1,265'
Hike Time Elapsed: 02:32
Hike Vertical Gain: 1,545'

The Holts Ledge Trail trailhead
The Holts Ledge Trail trailhead

Looking south from one of the Holts Ledge northern viewpoint - Click to enlarge
Looking south from one of the Holts Ledge northern viewpoint

Topographic map of Holts Ledge

Directions to trailhead: From Route 25A, take Route 10 South toward Lyme. Take a left onto Dorchester Road (may also be signed as Lyme Center Road). Bear right to head toward the Dartmouth Skiway ski area, passing the Holts Ledge Trail trailhead at the junction. A hiker lot will be on the left, just before the ski area.

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