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Valley View
State: NH
Located on the eastern face of Piper Mountain, the Valley View trail was considered the toughest official trail in the Belknap Range, featuring many scrambles, as well as a talus slope.

Valley View Details
Also Known As:
Location: Lakes Region
Peak: Piper Mountain
Closed: 2016
Reason Closed: LRCT discovered endangered plant
Guidebook Descriptions:
2000s era Belknap Range hiking map
Difficult. Several viewpoints from open ledges into deep valley of Moulton Brook and to lakes & mountains to the S, views as you scramble up large rockfall back up to the Vista Trail. Poorly marked; quite steep in places while descending E slope of Piper Mt., requires 100 yard scramble up over large rockfall & a steep ascent back to ridgeline of Piper Mt. 1.5 mi, 670' vertical. 
2000s era Belknap Range hiking map of Piper Mountain
2000s era Belknap Range hiking map of Piper Mountain

Last updated 2017-09-28
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