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Kearsarge North Mountain
Bartlett, NH, Chatham, NH

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

Route: Kearsarge North Trail

While I had originally planned to either hike Mt. Webster or some lesser peaks in Maine, I changed my mind in route and headed up to Kearsarge North Mountain.

While it looked like the parking area had been full earlier in the day, by the time I arrived, there were very few cars remaining on the side of the road and in the lot. The trail itself was mostly dry and in good shape.

I once again had the fortune of having the summit to myself. While the views to the south and west were hazy, the views up Evans Notch were great. After spending about twenty minutes at the summit, I called it a day and headed back.

Another nice day on Kearsarge North Mountain.


Hike Ratings
Getting To Trailhead: Easy
Destination: Kearsarge North Mountain
Length: Moderate
Steepness: Difficult
Navigation: Easy
Views: Excellent
Crowds: Moderate


Hike Stats
Date Hiked: Thursday, August 28, 2008
Hike Commenced: 4:01 PM
Parking Elevation: 685'
Destination: Kearsarge North Mountain
Ascent Commenced: 4:01 PM
Summit Reached: 5:17 PM
Time Elapsed: 01:16
Trailhead Elevation: 685'
Summit Elevation: 3,268'
Distance: 3.1 miles
Vertical Gain: 2,618'
Hike Ended: 6:52 PM
Hike Time Elapsed: 02:51
Hike Distance: 6.2 miles
Hike Vertical Gain: 2,653'


Kearsarge North Trail trailhead on Hurricane Mountain Road
Kearsarge North Trail trailhead on Hurricane Mountain Road

Looking up the Kearsarge North Trail near the summit


Looking toward the Baldfaces from the Kearsarge North Mountain fire tower - Click to enlarge
Looking toward the Baldfaces from the Kearsarge North Mountain fire tower

Topographic map of Kearsarge North Mountain - Click to enlarge


Directions to trailhead: On Route 16 North, take a right after North Conway onto Hurricane Mountain Road. The trailhead and small parking lot will be up the road on the left (before the fork in the road).

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