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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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