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Trip Log


Mt. Rowe
Gilford, NH

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

Route: Ridge Trail

The first portion of the Ridge Trail was plowed (access to the ski jumps). Above there, it was decent snowshoeing to the towers on top of Mt. Rowe. Continuing past the highpoint, there were good views from the open knoll.

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

Hike Stats
Date Hiked: Monday, March 14, 2011
Parking Elevation: 935'
Destination: Mt. Rowe
Time Elapsed: 00:20
Trailhead Elevation: 935'
Summit Elevation: 1,680'
Vertical Gain: 745'
Hike Time Elapsed: 01:10
Hike Vertical Gain: 765'

The Ridge Trail trailhead
The Ridge Trail trailhead

Looking toward the lake from Mt. Rowe - Click to enlarge
Looking toward the lake from Mt. Rowe

Topographic map of Mt. Rowe

Directions to trailhead: Take Route 11A to Gunstock entrance, parking lot near the base lodge of the ski area. Trailhead is on the other side of the base lodge, near the skateboard park.

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