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Trail Conditions

Trip Log


North Percy Peak
Stratford, NH

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

Route: Percy Loop Trail, Percy Peaks Trail, (North Percy Peak), Percy Peaks Trail, Percy Loop Trail

Percy Loop Trail has smooth footing for the first half, so a nice walk. Some minor mud. Ledges up high got a little wet from a passing shower, however the dried out quickly. Hazy views, but still nice (except with the wind farm popping out of otherwise nice backcountry views). Winds made the summit quite nice to hang around on.

Lots of wild low bush blueberries in bloom - could be a nice crop next month!

Hike Ratings
Getting To Trailhead: Easy
Destination: North Percy Peak
Length: Moderate
Steepness: Difficult
Navigation: Easy
Views: Excellent
Crowds: Minmal

Hike Stats
Date Hiked: Saturday, June 1, 2013
Parking Elevation: 1,365'
Destination: North Percy Peak
Time Elapsed: 01:24
Trailhead Elevation: 1,365'
Summit Elevation: 3,430'
Vertical Gain: 2,105'
Hike Time Elapsed: 03:54
Hike Vertical Gain: 2,145'

Percy Loop Trail trailhead
Percy Loop Trail trailhead

Looking at South Percy from North Percy - Click to enlarge
Looking at South Percy from North Percy

Topographic map of North Percy Peak

Directions to trailhead: Take Route 110 West from Berlin. In Stark, take a right onto Northside Road, crossing a covered bridge. Take a left onto North Road, then eventually take a right onto Nash Stream Road. A few minutes after passing the Percy Peaks Trail, the Percy Loop Trail trailhead will be on the right, just before a bridge.

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