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Trail Conditions

Trip Log


Plymouth Mountain
Plymouth, NH

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

Route: Fauver Link, Sutherland Trail (Plymouth Mountain), bushwhack, Sutherland Trail, Fauver Link

Another hot day. From near the summit, I bushwhacked out to some of the ledges visible from Interstate 93 - excellent views.

The lower portion of the Pikes Peak loop as been closed, making it an out-and-back spur.

Aggressive attack grouse patrolling the trail not too far below.

Hike Ratings
Getting To Trailhead: Easy
Destination: Plymouth Mountain
Length: Moderate
Steepness: Difficult
Navigation: Easy
Views: Excellent
Crowds: Minimal

Hike Stats
Date Hiked: Wednesday, June 8, 2011
Parking Elevation: 790'
Destination: Plymouth Mountain
Time Elapsed: 00:51
Trailhead Elevation: 790'
Summit Elevation: 2,193'
Distance: 2.2 miles
Vertical Gain: 1,463'
Hike Time Elapsed: 02:13
Hike Vertical Gain: 1,563'

The Fauver Trail trailhead
The Fauver Trail trailhead

Looking east at Red Hill and the Ossipees from the ledges near the summit of Plymouth Mountain - Click to enlarge
Looking east at Red Hill and the Ossipees from the ledges near the summit of Plymouth Mountain

Topographic map of Plymouth Mountain

Directions to trailhead: Take Route 25 West from Ashland. A few minutes after leaving Ashland, take a left onto Cummings Road. A minute or two after a sharp left turn, take a right onto Texas Hill Road. A few minutes later, continue straight through a junction onto Old Hebron Road. The Fauver Link parking lot will be on the left a few hundred yards thereafter. The Fauver Link Trail trailhead is located at the back end of the parking lot.

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