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Trailheads, measurements, times, distances, and maps are all approximate and relative to the hike(s) as shown below.
The Rattlesnake Mountain Trail near the summit
Route: Rattlesnake Mountain Trail, (Rattlesnake Mountain), Rattlesnake Mountain Trail
With a cold, but nice afternoon, I decided to stay local and head over to Rattlesnake Mountain.
Starting at the tiny parking lot (plowed, but not much room for parking), I kept a somewhat brisk pace due to the single digit temperatures. Reaching the summit, there were excellent views in nearly all directions. While it was tempting to wait for the sunset, I didn't want to sit on the exposed peak for half an hour in below zero windchill temperatures (including the light winds). Thusly, I was able to make it back to the parking lot in daylight.
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The Rattlesnake Mountain Trail trailhead on off Buffalo Road
Looking at Stinson Mountain from Rattlesnake Mountain
Late day sun on the Rattlesnake Mountain Trail
Directions to trailhead: Take Route 25 west from Plymouth, then take a right onto Main Street in Rumney. Take a left onto Buffalo Road. The Rattlesnake Mountain Trail and small parking lot will eventually be on the right, after passing two rock climbing parking areas.
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