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Mount Major Trail

Alton Bay, NH

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Mount Major Trail is a 3.8 mile loop trail located near Alton Bay, NH that offers scenic views and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, and snowshoeing and is accessible from April until November. Dogs are also able to use this trail.

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Recent Reviews

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Beaver Brook Trail
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3 Completed 0 Reviews

An amazing day with my best friend! 7" of fresh snow, bluebird day, 35 degrees! Climbed without spikes up the snow covered gorgeous cascades climing the ladders and using handrails over the snowy terrain. Tagged Blue on the way, but could not located the canister. BEAUTIFUL up top and warm enough to take in the views. Spikes were helpful on the steep descent. LOVE THIS TRAIL!

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Spellman Trail
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3 Completed 0 Reviews

One of my favorite winter routes! Challenging and beautiful no matter the weather. With the crazy 2016 winter weather, only spikes were necessary as I tested my new mountaineering boots. This day was the most calm day I have ever had on Monadnock, no wind in January! Up Spellman, across Pumpelly to the peak and then ran down White Dot! Great day with Great Friends!

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Basin Cascade Trail
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1 Completed 0 Reviews

Loved the scenery but the trail follows 93 so you see and hear the traffic.

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White Mountain South West Scenic
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558 Completed 302 Reviews

It was about 2 years ago. We had just crossed over the Kancamagas and headed back up over the next beautiful range,

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Heads Pond
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1 Completed 0 Reviews

I run this trail 2-3 times per week. Great trail and easy. Dog friendly for the most part. Can get very crowded. I run it in winter with traction thanks to the skiers and snowshoers.

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Zealand Trail
by Gene Bont

5 Completed 0 Reviews

Found this trail to be easy to travel and the scenery display kept me interested in both directions. Great experience for young and older novice hikers. Made this hike in September of 2015.

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Flume Slide Trail
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1 Completed 0 Reviews

In 1983 we hiked this trail with a 10 year old girl and a 12 year old boy. We were 39. Once you get started up we could not go down without ropes. We were stuck with having to go on. A family legend was created. Do not take children on this trail!! We could barely walk for a week from sore legs. Glad we did it, but never again.

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Monadnock Trail
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5 Completed 4 Reviews

Took Cascade to Pumpelly up with gorgeous views, super icy this time of year though so spikes area must.

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Little Blue Job to Fire Tower
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

Great hiking. Nice view from the fire tower area. We can easily follow the route even in woods due to plenty of marking. Slopes are gentle so we can walk easily but it is enough to have an exercise. But today a lot of ice made a slippery trail due to melted snows so we should largely take care of it.

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pats peak
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9 Completed 6 Reviews