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Welch Mountain, Dickey Mountain
Thornton, NH, Waterville Valley, NH

Trailheads, measurements, times, distances, and maps are all approximate and relative to the hike(s) as shown below.
Hints of fall on the way to Welch Mountain
Hints of fall on the way to Welch Mountain

Route: Welch-Dickey Loop Trail, (Welch Mountain), Welch-Dickey Loop Trail, (Dickey Mountain), Welch-Dickey Loop Trail

Trail was starting to dry out as the sun broke through around 4 PM. Some wet ledge, but nothing too bad.

Nice early foliage colors above/below the first Welch ledge.


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


Hike Stats
Date Hiked: Friday, September 11, 2015
Parking Elevation: 1,080'
Destination: Welch Mountain
Time Elapsed: 00:32
Trailhead Elevation: 1,090'
Summit Elevation: 2,605'
Distance: 2 miles
Vertical Gain: 1,545'
Destination: Dickey Mountain
Time Elapsed: 00:09
Trailhead Elevation: 2,600'
Summit Elevation: 2,734'
Distance: .5 mile
Vertical Gain: 314'
Hike Time Elapsed: 01:04
Hike Distance: 4.5 miles
Hike Vertical Gain: 1,899'


The Welch-Dickey Loop Trail trailhead
The Welch-Dickey Loop Trail trailhead

Looking west from Welch Mountain - Click to enlarge
Looking west from Welch Mountain

The Welch-Dickey Loop Trail between the peaks
The Welch-Dickey Loop Trail between the peaks

Looking at Welch Mountain from near the Dickey Mountain summit - Click to enlarge
Looking at Welch Mountain from near the Dickey Mountain summit

Directions to trailhead: Take Route 49 to Six Mile Bridge - take a left there and go up the hill. Take a right onto Orris Road. National Forest pay parking lot will be on the right after a short drive.

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Back to Dickey Mountain Profile




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