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Manning Trail

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A steep and rugged trail from the AMC Cardigan Lodge to the summit of Firescrew Mountain.


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Map Key

2.2

Miles

3.6

KM

Point to Point

3,061' 933 m

High

1,376' 419 m

Low

1,686' 514 m

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Down

14%

Avg Grade (8°)

40%

Max Grade (22°)

Dogs Leashed

Features Birding · Fall Colors · River/Creek · Views · Wildflowers

Description

Starting off with a gentle grade, the trail becomes rocky and steep for ~1.5 miles. The last 0.7 miles, or so, is mainly steep bedrock pitches, though tough, they are fun to scramble up. There are decent views from the top.

This is part of the Mt. Cardigan Super Loop.

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Simon Pendleton

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  3.5 from 2 votes

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#570

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#21,151

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Holt Trail and Manning Trail Junction.
Jul 5, 2015 near Alexandria, NH

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