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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.
Ascending Welch Mountain
Ascending Welch Mountain

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

Trail was generally dry with mud in the usual places and some wet ledges (nothing hindering passage).

Great weather once again - sunny skies, temperatures in the lower 70s, steady breeze.


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: Tuesday, August 23, 2016
Parking Elevation: 1,080'
Destination: Welch Mountain
Time Elapsed: 00:33
Trailhead Elevation: 1,090'
Summit Elevation: 2,605'
Distance: 2 miles
Vertical Gain: 1,545'
Destination: Dickey Mountain
Time Elapsed: 00:08
Trailhead Elevation: 2,600'
Summit Elevation: 2,734'
Distance: .5 mile
Vertical Gain: 314'
Hike Time Elapsed: 01:03
Hike Distance: 4.5 miles
Hike Vertical Gain: 1,899'


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

Looking at Sandwich Dome from Welch Mountain - Click to enlarge
Looking at Sandwich Dome from Welch Mountain

The Welch-Dickey Loop Trail to Dickey Mountain
The Welch-Dickey Loop Trail to Dickey Mountain

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