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About


Mt. Moosilauke
Benton, NH

Trailheads, measurements, times, distances, and maps are all approximate and relative to the hike(s) as shown below.
Looking up the Benton Trail near the summit
Looking up the Benton Trail near the summit

Route: Beaver Brook Trail, Benton Trail, (Mt. Moosilauke), Benton Trail, Beaver Brook Trail

Hot afternoon, but the steep ascent along the cascades of the Beaver Brook Trail made for reasonable conditions. Windy on the summit.

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


Hike Stats
Date Hiked: Monday, June 6, 2011
Parking Elevation: 1,870'
Destination: Mt. Moosilauke
Time Elapsed: 02:02
Trailhead Elevation: 1,870'
Summit Elevation: 4,802'
Distance: 3.8 miles
Vertical Gain: 2,932'
Hike Time Elapsed: 04:04
Hike Vertical Gain: 3,092'


The Beaver Brook Trail trailhead at the edge of the parking area
The Beaver Brook Trail trailhead at the edge of the parking area

Cascades and flowers along the Beaver Brook Trail
Cascades and flowers along the Beaver Brook Trail

Looking at the Franconia Ridge from Mt. Moosilauke - Click to enlarge
Looking at the Franconia Ridge from Mt. Moosilauke

Topographic map of Mt. Moosilauke - Click to enlarge


Directions to trailhead: Take Route 112 West from Lincoln to the Lost River area. WMNF fee parking lot just after Lost River parking, on the left side of the road.

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