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Gems in White Mountain National Forest - 1

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gem Favorite View from the peak at the Kearsarge fire tower

Kearsarge Fire Tower

(6) North C…, NH

Recommended Routes in White Mountain National Forest - 19

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Favorite Franconia Ridge
Difficult

Franconia Ridge Loop

8.3 mi 13.4 km 3,566' Up 1086.87 m Up 3,564' Down 1086.35 m Down

Lincoln, NH
Favorite Franconia Ridge
Difficult

Pemi Loop

29.9 mi 48.2 km 7,442' Up 2268.44 m Up 7,426' Down 2263.3 m Down

Lincoln, NH
Favorite Mount Washington Peak, Gorham, NH
Difficult

The Presidential Traverse

18.9 mi 30.5 km 7,702' Up 2347.63 m Up 7,131' Down 2173.48 m Down

Gorham, NH
Favorite Now, this is different. Almost like a sidewalk.
Intermediate/Difficult

Welch-Dickey Mountain Loop

4.2 mi 6.8 km 1,709' Up 520.84 m Up 1,709' Down 520.85 m Down

Thornton, NH
Favorite Mt. Chocorua summit!
Intermediate/Difficult

Mt. Chocorua - Champney Falls Route

7.2 mi 11.5 km 2,162' Up 659.05 m Up 2,163' Down 659.27 m Down

Ferncroft, NH
Favorite View of the Moosilauke summit from along the trail.
Difficult

Beaver Brook Out and Back

6.9 mi 11.1 km 3,082' Up 939.27 m Up 3,082' Down 939.48 m Down

Lincoln, NH
Favorite Mount Washington Peak, Gorham, NH
Difficult

Pinkham Notch to Mount Washington Summit

8.0 mi 12.8 km 4,154' Up 1265.99 m Up 4,152' Down 1265.6 m Down

Pinkham…, NH
Favorite Kearsarge Fire Tower
Intermediate/Difficult

Mount Kearsarge North Trail

5.8 mi 9.4 km 2,485' Up 757.4 m Up 2,487' Down 758.04 m Down

North C…, NH
Favorite Beecher cascade. with permission from Dean Goss All Rights Reserved
Difficult

Four Summits Loop (Tom, Field, Willey, Avalon)

9.3 mi 14.9 km 3,325' Up 1013.38 m Up 3,325' Down 1013.39 m Down

Pinkham…, NH

White Mountain National Forest Hiking

  • 1,383 Miles 2,226 Kilometers of Trail
  • 19 Recommended Routes
  • 1 Gem Gems
  • 54 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 224 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 145 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in White Mountain National Forest - 404

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3.8 mi 6.2 km #1Tuckerman Ravine
Difficult
Pinkham Notch, NH
Difficult
Pinkham Notch, NH 28 
5.2 mi 8.4 km #2Mt Osceola
Difficult
Waterville Valley, NH
Difficult
Waterville Valley, NH 24 
2.8 mi 4.6 km #3Ammonoosuc Ravine Trail
Difficult
Pinkham Notch, NH
Difficult
Pinkham Notch, NH 19 
1.5 mi 2.4 km #4Mt. Willard Trail
Intermediate
Pinkham Notch, NH
Intermediate
Pinkham Notch, NH 18 
1.9 mi 3.1 km #5Huntington Ravine Trail
Very Difficult
Pinkham Notch, NH
Very Difficult
Pinkham Notch, NH 11 
8.6 mi 13.9 km #6Baldface Circle Trail
Difficult
Pinkham Notch, NH
Difficult
Pinkham Notch, NH 10 
2.4 mi 3.9 km #7King Ravine Trail
Very Difficult
Pinkham Notch, NH
Very Difficult
Pinkham Notch, NH
8.0 mi 12.9 km #8Crawford Path
Difficult
Pinkham Notch, NH
Difficult
Pinkham Notch, NH 10 
1.2 mi 1.9 km #9Basin Cascades
Intermediate/Difficult
Lincoln, NH
Intermediate/Difficult
Lincoln, NH 10 
9.2 mi 14.8 km #10Moat Mountain Trail
Difficult
North Conway, NH
Difficult
North Conway, NH

Photos of White Mountain National Forest - 414

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Franconia Ridge
May 25, 2016 near Deerfield, NH
East Osceola Mountain sunrise
Feb 14, 2018 near Watervi…, NH
Summit view of Mount Hale via Drone
Feb 14, 2018 near Deerfield, NH
View midway between Osceola and East Osceola
Feb 14, 2018 near Watervi…, NH
Mount Washington Peak, Gorham, NH
Jul 1, 2015 near Pinkham…, NH
Fraconia Ridge
Sep 22, 2020 near Deerfield, NH
Osceola Mountain view
Feb 14, 2018 near Watervi…, NH
Playing around Diana's Bath.
Jun 28, 2017 near Bartlett, NH