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Trail Conditions

Trip Log


Mt. Cube
Orford, NH

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

Route: Quinttown Road, Kodak Trail

Quinttown Road roadwalk was dry. Kodak Trail was also generally dry, with a few minor mud patches in a col prior to the summit. Lots of smooth ledge on this trail - probably quite slippery in wet/icy conditions.

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

Hike Stats
Date Hiked: Thursday, July 19, 2012
Parking Elevation: 1,310'
Destination: Mt. Cube
Time Elapsed: 01:13
Trailhead Elevation: 1,310'
Summit Elevation: 2,909'
Vertical Gain: 1,849'
Hike Time Elapsed: 02:44
Hike Vertical Gain: 2,199'

The gate on Quinttown Road
The gate on Quinttown Road

Looking south at Smarts Mountain from the southern Mt. Cube ledges - Click to enlarge
Looking south at Smarts Mountain from the southern Mt. Cube ledges

Directions to trailhead: From Route 25A west from the Appalachian Trail crossing. Quinttown Road will eventually be on the left. Continue to the end of the road. There is minimal room to parking at a gate. Continue on foot up the gated road. The Kodak Trail eventually departs into the woods on the left.

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