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Trail Conditions

Trip Log


Mt. Mack
Gilford, NH

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

Route: Fire Road, Round Pond Trail, Round Pond-Piper Link, Red Trail, Red-Orange Trail

Ground was frozen, so trails were dry/bare with the exception of a few puddles on the way to Mt. Mack. Some black ice on the ascent of Mt. Mack, but avoidable.

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

Hike Stats
Date Hiked: Saturday, December 19, 2015
Parking Elevation: 1,100'
Destination: Mt. Mack
Trailhead Elevation: 1,100'
Summit Elevation: 2,001'
Vertical Gain: 976'
Hike Vertical Gain: 1,107'

The East Gilford-Fire Road trailhead at the end of Wood Road
The East Gilford-Fire Road trailhead at the end of Wood Road

Sunset colors over Round Pond - Click to enlarge
Sunset colors over Round Pond

Directions to trailhead: From Route 11A East past Gunstock, then take a right onto Bickford Road, then take a left onto Wood Road, soon bearing left to go uphill around the last house. The Fire Road-East Gilford Trail trailhead will be at the back of the 5 car parking lot at the end of the road.

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