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Mt. Major Trail

Intermediate

Trail

1.5 mile 2.4 kilometer point to point
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 1,121' 342 m
Descent: -8' -3 m
High: 1,773' 540 m
Low: 661' 201 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 14% (8°)
Max Grade: 38% (21°)

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Extremely popular hike due to its phenomenal views of Lake Winnipesaukee, not too difficult

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Features River/Creek · Views

Family Friendly Not too difficult, and always crowded. It is very safe. A lot of families hike this

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Aug 15, 2019
abi b
Jul 18, 2019
Brianna Sutton
May 25, 2019
Adam Drew
Cliffs are dry, a lot of leaves over rocks. 3mi — 3h 30m
Apr 14, 2019
Erik Szyloch
Sep 30, 2018
Quartz Dren
Sep 15, 2018
Dan Koeppel
Sep 1, 2018
Jesse Nye
Jul 7, 2018
Luella Benn

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  4.8 from 13 votes

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  4.8 from 13 votes
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#196

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53 Views Last Month
905 Since Nov 7, 2016
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Photos

View from the summit.
Jul 11, 2019 near Gilford, NH
Hiking to the summit of Mount Major in New Hampshire
Aug 31, 2019 near Gilford, NH
View before the summit.  Wild fresh blueberries along the trail.
Aug 23, 2016 near Gilford, NH
View from Mount Major
Aug 13, 2015 near Gilford, NH
Panorama of Alton Bay, NH
Aug 13, 2015 near Gilford, NH

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