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Trail Conditions

Trip Log


Ladd Mountain
Meredith, NH

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

Route: Unknown trail

Apart from a few small, avoidable patches of ice near the top, the trail is now bare. Some areas of mud in the usual places, as well as collapsing ground frost. Winnisquam is quickly thawing as well, with ice mainly on the northern side.

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

Hike Stats
Date Hiked: Monday, March 14, 2016
Parking Elevation: 965'
Destination: Ladd Mountain
Time Elapsed: 00:11
Trailhead Elevation: 965'
Summit Elevation: 1,330'
Vertical Gain: 390'
Hike Time Elapsed: 00:43
Hike Vertical Gain: 415'

The sunrise over Lake Winnisquam from the Ladd Mountain ledge vista - Click to enlarge
The sunrise over Lake Winnisquam from the Ladd Mountain ledge vista

Directions to trailhead: Take Route 104 East from I-93 in New Hampton. Shortly after passing Wickwas Lake on the right, take a right onto Meredith Center Road. Shortly thereafter, take a right onto Chemung Road. A few minutes later, take a right to stay on Chemung Road (where Camp Waldron Road goes straight). Awhile after the road turns to dirt, Randlett Pond will be visible on the right. On the left, there will be a blocked off logging road with limited room for parking. The trail starts on the logging road.

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