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Stinson Mountain
Rumney, NH

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

Route: Stinson Mountain Trail, snowmobile trail

Hiking trail was a bit greasy with lots of slippery rock from the humidity. The hiking trail is in dire need of advanced work such as rock waterbars and steps due to continued erosion. Snowmobile trail also has areas of active erosion, as well as a mudbog to contend with.

Unfortunately the summit views are dominated by the Spanish Imposition (Groton Wind), which, despite being one of the higher electricity demands of the summer, was largely idle.

If looking for the Stinson Lake view, when you first hit the ledgy area on the summit, the trail sort of turns left to finish the ascent. The herd path to the view is sort of straight ahead (initially south, then west), maybe a few hundred feet long, leading to a framed view of the lake and Moosilauke.


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


Hike Stats
Date Hiked: Thursday, July 3, 2014
Parking Elevation: 1,495'
Destination: Stinson Mountain
Time Elapsed: 00:36
Trailhead Elevation: 1,495'
Summit Elevation: 2,900'
Distance: 1.8 miles
Vertical Gain: 1,415'
Hike Time Elapsed: 01:14
Hike Vertical Gain: 1,450'


The Stinson Mountain Trail trailhead on Doetown Road
The Stinson Mountain Trail trailhead on Doetown Road

Looking at the Spanish Imposition from Stinson Mountain - Click to enlarge
Looking at the Spanish Imposition from Stinson Mountain

Topographic map of Stinson Mountain - Click to enlarge


Directions to trailhead: Take Route 25 to Rumney. Take Main Street (it will become Stinson Lake Road) north, then take a right onto Cross Road. When Cross Road intersects Doetown Road, take a right. The small parking area and trailhead will be a bit down this road on the left.

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