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Mt. Major
Alton, NH

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

Route: Mt. Major Trail, (Mt. Major), Brook Trail

Nice morning weather - warm temperatures, sunshine, and no biting bugs. Crew built cairns and scree walls to help summit navigation. Afternoon showers eventually moved in, adding to the mud on the Brook Trail.

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


Hike Stats
Date Hiked: Saturday, May 3, 2014
Parking Elevation: 590'
Destination: Mt. Major
Time Elapsed: 01:15
Trailhead Elevation: 600'
Summit Elevation: 1,786'
Vertical Gain: 1,211'
Hike Time Elapsed: 05:49
Hike Vertical Gain: 1,306'


The Mt. Major Trail trailhead at the back of the Route 11 parking lot
The Mt. Major Trail trailhead at the back of the Route 11 parking lot

Looking at Sandwich Ranges and the Ossipees from Mt. Major - Click to enlarge
Looking at Sandwich Ranges and the Ossipees from Mt. Major

New cairns and scree wall leading hikers down the Brook Trail
New cairns and scree wall leading hikers down the Brook Trail

Directions to trailhead: Take Route 11 West (north in reality) from Alton Bay. Parking lot and trailhead are on the left after the blasted out section of Route 11.

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