Mount Moosilauke

Glencliff, New Hampshire 03238

Mount Moosilauke

Mount Moosilauke Professional Review and Guide

"At 4802 feet, Mount Moosilauke’s massive figure commands most views from the western half of New Hampshire’s White Mountains. A legend of Abenaki Chief Waternomee talks of a 1685 ascent of this glorious mountain, nearly a hundred years before the Declaration of Independence."

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"Mount Moosilauke is the dominant mountain in this part of New Hampshire and the spiritual center of the Dartmouth Outing Club (DOC),which maintains its trail network as well as the 50-mile stretch of Appalachian Trail from Hanover to Moosilauke. It is a hulk of a peak with a sprawling, open summit. At 4802 feet, it is ranked tenth among the forty-eight peaks in New Hampshire over 4000 feet.

There are a half dozen ways to hike Moosilauke, all of them interesting, but the Benton Trail (blue blazes) is the best with a dog, particularly if your dog is not the valedictorian of obedience school. It is one of the least used routes due to its location on the opposite side of the mountain from the Moosilauke Ravine Lodge, a sizable, dog-friendly log building
with several nearby bunkhouses, owned by Dartmouth College, and the starting point for over half of the other routes up the mountain."

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This isn't really a review of the trail, but rather of the guide. The trailhead is not accessible by car and the instructions are not clear at all. For anyone looking to hike this trail - NOTE: The road which accesses the trailhead is closed 1.5 miles prior to reaching the destination.

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7 hours
USGS: Mount Kineo, NH; Mount Moosilauke, NH
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