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Trip Log


Prospect Mountain
Pittsburg, NH

Trailheads, measurements, times, distances, and maps are all approximate and relative to the hike(s) as shown below.
Looking southeast while ascending Prospect Mountain
Looking southeast while ascending Prospect Mountain

Open, but grassy and wet bushwhack, approaching from the southwest, then following a herd path of sorts on the ridge. A few possible highpoints.

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

Hike Stats
Date Hiked: Saturday, July 2, 2016
Parking Elevation: 2,150'
Destination: Prospect Mountain
Time Elapsed: 00:40
Trailhead Elevation: 2,180'
Summit Elevation: 2,734'
Vertical Gain: 594'
Hike Time Elapsed: 01:56
Hike Vertical Gain: 674'

A lack of views from Prospect Mountain - Click to enlarge
A lack of views from Prospect Mountain

Directions to trailhead: In 2016, from Smith Brook Road, a dirt road heads southeast, but another road heading southeast at point 2,270 becomes more grown in.

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