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Trailheads, measurements, times, distances, and maps are all approximate and relative to the hike(s) as shown below.
The Mt. Tecumseh Trail prior to the last water crossing
Route: Mt. Tecumseh Trail
Though I was tempted to do something more scenic, I opted to hike Mt. Tecumseh via the Tecumseh Trail. This proved to be a worthy decision, as it started to rain about halfway up. For the first time, I hiked to the peak and back via the Tecumseh Trail proper (ski area side) - including the two parts of the trail I almost always bypass - the very bottom and very top. Not liking the pointless ups and downs and patches of poor footing, I won't be rushing back to do these again anytime soon.
There were surprisingly quite a few blowdowns on the trail, considering its popularity. I ended up removing about half a dozen.
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The Mt. Tecumseh Trail trailhead near parking lot 1
A bear near the lower Mt. Tecumseh Trail - only the second bear I've ever seen on an NH 4K hike
Looking at the Tripyramids, Passaconaway, the Sleepers, and Whiteface from the Mt. Tecumseh summit vista
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