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Sandwich Mountain
Waterville Valley, NH

Trailheads, measurements, times, distances, and maps are all approximate and relative to the hike(s) as shown below.
Looking down the Sandwich Mountain Trail
Looking down the Sandwich Mountain Trail

Route: Sandwich Mountain Trail, (Sandwich Mountain), Sandwich Mountain Trail, Drakes Brook Trail

Second hike of the day. Hazy views from the summit. Drakes Brook Trail suffered some damage from Irene, but it was passable.

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


Hike Stats
Date Hiked: Saturday, September 3, 2011
Parking Elevation: 1,420'
Destination: Sandwich Mountain
Time Elapsed: 02:28
Trailhead Elevation: 1,420'
Summit Elevation: 3,980'
Vertical Gain: 2,730'
Hike Time Elapsed: 05:55
Hike Vertical Gain: 2,850'


The Sandwich Mountain Trail trailhead near Route 49
The Sandwich Mountain Trail trailhead near Route 49

The Tripyramids as seen from Sandwich Dome - Click to enlarge
The Tripyramids as seen from Sandwich Dome

Topographic map of Sandwich Mountain - Click to enlarge


Directions to trailhead: Take Route 49 toward Waterville Valley. Take a right less than a mile before (south of) Tripoli Road. The small WMNF fee parking lot is straight ahead. The Sandwich Mountain Trail trailhead is located just before the parking lot on the right.

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