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Mt. Eisenhower
Bean's Grant, NH, Chandler's Purchase, NH, Sargent's Purchase, NH

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

Route: Edmands Path, Eisenhower Loop, (Mt. Eisenhower), Eisenhower Loop, Edmands Path

After some heavy overnight rain, the Edmands Path was a bit muddy. Though the trail was crowded during the ascent, I had the summit and descent to myself. While the temperature was around 80 degrees when I started, the summit temperature looked to be in the lower 50s with a light but brisk wind.

The return drive on Mt. Clinton Road took longer than usual, as a bull moose decided to trot down the road for awhile.


Hike Ratings
Getting To Trailhead: Easy
Destination: Mt. Eisenhower
Length: Moderate
Steepness: Moderate
Navigation: Easy
Views: Excellent
Crowds: Heavy


Hike Stats
Date Hiked: Monday, August 3, 2009
Hike Commenced: 5:16 PM
Parking Elevation: 1,975'
Destination: Mt. Eisenhower
Ascent Commenced: 5:16 PM
Summit Reached: 6:44 PM
Time Elapsed: 01:28
Trailhead Elevation: 1,980'
Summit Elevation: 4,780'
Distance: 3.3 miles
Vertical Gain: 2,860'
Hike Ended: 8:42 PM
Hike Time Elapsed: 03:26
Hike Distance: 6.6 miles
Hike Vertical Gain: 2,925'


The Edmands Path trailhead
The Edmands Path trailhead

An alpine flower on the Eisenhower Loop
An alpine flower on the Eisenhower Loop

Looking at Mt. Jefferson, Mt. Reagan, Mt. Washington, and Mt. Monroe from near the Mt. Eisenhower summit - Click to enlarge
Looking at Mt. Jefferson, Mt. Reagan, Mt. Washington, and Mt. Monroe from near the Mt. Eisenhower summit

Topographic map of Mt. Eisenhower - Click to enlarge


Directions to trailhead: Take Route 302 West from Bartlett into Carroll. Just after Saco Lake, take a right onto Mt. Clinton Road. Take this road for a few minutes. The Edmand Path trailhead and small WMNF fee parking area will be on the right.

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