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Trail Conditions

Trip Log


Mt. Kearsarge
Warner, NH, Wilmot, NH

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

Route: Winslow Trail, (Mt. Kearsarge), Winslow Trail, Barlow Trail,

Trails had some mud, but were otherwise in good shape as compared to the muddy mess on the east side of Cardigan yesterday. Nice refreshing breeze at summit, giving relief from lower 90s temperatures.

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

Hike Stats
Date Hiked: Friday, May 31, 2013
Parking Elevation: 1,835'
Destination: Mt. Kearsarge
Time Elapsed: 00:33
Trailhead Elevation: 1,850'
Summit Elevation: 2,937'
Distance: 1.1 miles
Vertical Gain: 1,095'
Hike Time Elapsed: 01:32
Hike Vertical Gain: 1,160'

Winslow Trail trailhead
Winslow Trail trailhead

Looking west at Lovewell and Sunapee from near the summit of Mt. Kearsarge - Click to enlarge
Looking west at Lovewell and Sunapee from near the summit of Mt. Kearsarge

Directions to trailhead: Take Route 11 West from US 4 to Wilmot Flat, then take a left onto Old Winslow Road. At the end of this road, take a left onto Kearsarge Mountain Road. In late spring 2013, the gate on the access road to the upper parking lot is open and a $4 cash (self serve) fee applies.

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