9 miles. Glad I had wind jacket, windy with snow squalls. Up hill most of the way, some scrambling at the top, lots of tree cover. It's also fairly close for us eastern Mass. 8.3 km It may not be hard but more than just Moderate. … Kearsarge (NH) via The Barlow Trail. Very icy after rain around 3 AM same morning. .It was a scramble up the mountain for this 63 year old ,bt a great time getting to the top & a fantastic view on a clear spring day. They were going to do Mount Kearsarge about midday on Sunday. In between we go down the easier Rollins Trail (purple) to Rollins State Park and return up via the more difficult Lincoln Trail (orange). Mt. Kearsarge has many characteristics of the two. It has a steady incline, and some boulders to climb in the end which makes it a little more difficult. • Solid hike, be aware a good portion is on logging roads in the beginning. 748' Down Cardigan, Mt. Overall it was a nice hike. Mt. Hiked it on 12/31. Download its GPS track and follow the route on a map. FYI: The beginning of the trail is currently being actively logged, so on weekDAYS it is closed, but open Saturday and Sunday. Or so I’m told. Not well marked in areas. That said, loved the trail. Long logging road to go in and out. The first, and most popular, is the 3.1-mile (5.0 km) Mount Kearsarge North Trail, which ascends 2,600 feet (790 m) from the North Conway side of Hurricane Mountain Road, near Intervale. If you’re at all considering this hike mid October, I highly recommend! The trail is primarily used for hiking, trail running, The footing is also much easier, especially in the upper, steeper parts where the trail is composed mostly of flat rock. Beautiful summit 360-degree views and foliage along the way, lovely and well-marked trail. 750' Up The top had winds of over 60Mph. A solid hike! Probably 3 good views of lakes and mountains before summit. This was a relatively challenging hike, but it was worth the views at the top! Highlight(s): The day after Brian, Joe and I did the long hike from Lafayette to Galehead, Desi got a text from Becky asking her if she wanted to join her and Joe on a hike. Mount Kearsarge Hiking via the Lincoln, Rollins and Barlow Trails Mount Kearsarge is a so-called monadnock, a mountain that stands isolated from other mountains and mountain ranges. These posts have been tagged with Mount Kearsarge (South) … Mount Kearsarge is the perfect hike for beginners and children and offers a big reward at the top. Will have to come back when there’s better weather. Otherwise a fairly gradual, meandering path up to the Kearsarge summit. Lincoln Trail near Mount Kearsarge’s summit Mount Kearsarge is a so-called monadnock, a generic term for a lone-standing mountain that comes from Mount Monadnock in southern New Hampshire. Didn’t see anyone else on a Tuesday, and the views from the views from the top were nice in every direction. For up to date hours, please call the park directly. Nice fall Hike. 3,074' Up Though around 200 feet shorter then Mt. Trails used: Winslow Trail, Rollins Trail, Lincoln Trail, Barlow Trail. A little muddy in spots but overall well marked. These posts have been tagged with Kearsarge Mountain State Forest NH, or are within 1.5 miles of it. Good trail with some woods and climbing. There are two hiking routes up Kearsarge. folk. On my way down, there was a little more traffic on the way up, but it felt like there was room to distance. Spikes helped a lot. • Please explain. • This is a solidly moderate/intermediate hike with steep inclines and Rocky outcroppings. Mount Kearsarge Hiking map (Rollins Trail), courtesy of New Hampshire Parks and Recreation The Rollins Trail begins at Rollins State Park in Warner, NH. Check out the scenic views at the 2 mile mark because most of this trail is through the forest and doesn't offer much of a view. - See 54 traveler reviews, 63 candid photos, and great deals for Warner, NH, at Tripadvisor. Short portion near the top that was steep and required climbing over rocks. • I followed Lincoln Trail for the final 0.3 mile to Mount Kearsarge's summit. Also FYI there is a parking lot near the top in case you’re looking for easy access to the views without the climb (which also explains why the summit was much more crowded than the trail itself). The tree-less summit features huge granite ledges, picnic tables, and a lookout tower that make for great views … Great hike on a sunny day - not too easy, not too hard. So dint stay for long. Record your own itinerary from the Wikiloc app, upload the trail and share it with the community. I long but pretty easy walk/hike with a nice view on top. Mount Kearsarge vía Lincoln Trail. I was the second car there (the other was a car camper). Mount Kearsarge: Ready to Hike! As long as you are prepared, with the appropriate layers and gear, I would say that the hard rating is a bit much. Being a jerk / offensive? Mount Kearsarge via Lincoln Trail - New Hampshire | AllTrails Descent. Kearsarge (Winslow St. Park area) It follows the Sunapee Ragged Mountain Kearsarge Greenway to Mt. When I returned down at about 12:15, the lot was about half full (room for probably 6 more cars). 15.6 km For the descent, we followed Rollins Trail for 0.5 where it ends at a parking area. Starting at Winslow State Park we go up the more difficult Winslow Trail (red) and eventually down the easier Barlow Trail (blue). Do not listen to the humblebragging hikers here. The last .25 mile does require some scrambling. Land Manager: NH State Parks - Parks and Rec. We clocked 9.5 miles from the start of the trail and took us 4.5 hours, including a nice summit break to take in the views. NOT OKAY! With good pacing a moderately fit person can do this peak in just over three hours, not including the break on top. The only disappointment this hike provided was that there’s a road up, so some car noise and such after so much quiet on the way up. We followed Rollins Trail for the final 0.5 mile to Mount Kearsarge's summit. Mount Kearsarge Trail Conditions and Trip Reports are crowdsourced from many hiking websites across the Internet. Video on YouTube: Bear Trek Adventures - https://youtu.be/JJk8fjsKbNA. Kearsarge Mountain State Forest NH Trail Conditions and Trip Reports are crowdsourced from many hiking websites across the Internet. • The road at the beginning was not very scenic. It’s mostly very well marked. For the most part the trail was easy to follow, and we didn’t notice any bugs. Mount Kearsarge by the Lincoln Trail and the Barlow Trail down Hiking trail in Shingle Mill Corner, New Hampshire (United States). Something else? 2418.9 m Up Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash. All of those boulders were very secure, but if that’s not for you, it sounds like the Rollins trail is a bit more tame. Gorgeous trail , minor discomfort with logging works compensated with less human beings:) . An Adventure Projects staff member will review this and take an appropriate action, but we generally don't reply. 4.5mi 937.16 m Down, 6.7 mi The Barlow Trail provides more of a roundabout route. 8,377' Down Sunapee is the northern terminus of the Monadnock-Sunapee Greenway, a 48 mile footpath connecting Mount Monadnock and Mount Sunapee. Took us about 4 hours of moving time and we stopped for lunch at the picnic area on the Rollins trail. Here is our double-loop GPS track. I decided to spend my first day off this week hiking Mount Kearsarge, but via a route new to me- the Lincoln Trail, which is the longest direct route to the top. Not recommended for dogs or small children. This is about an injury or accident At the summit picked up the Rollins Trail and looped that down and back to the Lincoln Trail. 480.23 m Up hbarrison / Flickr. Dressed in layers for changing temps and wind. The trail, in time, dives back into the woods and at about 1.5 miles in, comes to a clearcut from the early 2010's. I had the trail mostly to myself (except for 2 runners) on the way up. The sign says they expect it to be back open in a few weeks, so hopefully by end of October! Summit is beautiful. Please note the road is closed before trail which makes the hike 10 miles total. You don’t even have to step out of your car to enjoy a scenic view, and a picnic area near the parking lot offers a fantastic spot to Elevation: 2,936′ Elevation Gain: 1,100 feet Distance: 3.6 miles out and back (2.9 miles if you do a loop with the Winslow Trail) Difficulty: Easy/Moderate When to Climb: 4-season hike (need snowshoes/microspikes in winter) Trail Map. It's very windy at the top, so make sure to bring a jacket. While not high compared to the White Mountains further north, it has been for generations an attractive peak to hike. Not very steep except for a few sections. 4. It took me about 2 hours up (without breaks, but with some pauses and mis-meandering off the trail), and 1.5 down. Overall good hike with an open summit with lots of room, picnic tables and a fire tower you can climb. Mount Kearsarge is a dominant peak in central New Hampshire. Access the Rollins Trail by entering Rollins State Park and driving the paved auto road to a large parking area 3.5 miles past the toll booth. This is what I wanted. 936.89 m Up Followed the Lincoln Trail to the to the Kearsarge Summit. lovely day for it. Very dynamic terrain. I completed this Lincoln Trail .4 mile section to the summit another day, as seen in the below blog post The Lincoln Trail to the Summit of Mt Kearsarge. 2553.31 m Down. But we eventually made it down the 6 miles to Kearsarge Valley Road in Sutton – where we had left cars to shuttle us back to Winslow. Then I retraced my steps on Lincoln Trail. Tall grass almost covers the trail in this section. 480.07 m Down, 9.7 mi In a few places I had to retreat about 20 yards or so and scan for another white marker to make sure I was heading the right way; that could have been circumstantial, given that leaves and downed trees can make a trail tougher to spot. This park is always open for recreation unless otherwise posted. On a clear day the views atop Mt. Once on trail it was great. spikes were necessary to peak. No bugs as it was cold (around 65-68) when we started. • Must start from end of dirt road behind school. 360 view and a fire tower for extra fun. 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Very icy after rain around 3 AM same morning. .It was a scramble up the mountain for this 63 year old ,bt a great time getting to the top & a fantastic view on a clear spring day. They were going to do Mount Kearsarge about midday on Sunday. In between we go down the easier Rollins Trail (purple) to Rollins State Park and return up via the more difficult Lincoln Trail (orange). Mt. Kearsarge has many characteristics of the two. It has a steady incline, and some boulders to climb in the end which makes it a little more difficult. • Solid hike, be aware a good portion is on logging roads in the beginning. 748' Down Cardigan, Mt. Overall it was a nice hike. Mt. Hiked it on 12/31. Download its GPS track and follow the route on a map. FYI: The beginning of the trail is currently being actively logged, so on weekDAYS it is closed, but open Saturday and Sunday. Or so I’m told. Not well marked in areas. That said, loved the trail. Long logging road to go in and out. The first, and most popular, is the 3.1-mile (5.0 km) Mount Kearsarge North Trail, which ascends 2,600 feet (790 m) from the North Conway side of Hurricane Mountain Road, near Intervale. If you’re at all considering this hike mid October, I highly recommend! The trail is primarily used for hiking, trail running, The footing is also much easier, especially in the upper, steeper parts where the trail is composed mostly of flat rock. Beautiful summit 360-degree views and foliage along the way, lovely and well-marked trail. 750' Up The top had winds of over 60Mph. A solid hike! Probably 3 good views of lakes and mountains before summit. This was a relatively challenging hike, but it was worth the views at the top! Highlight(s): The day after Brian, Joe and I did the long hike from Lafayette to Galehead, Desi got a text from Becky asking her if she wanted to join her and Joe on a hike. Mount Kearsarge Hiking via the Lincoln, Rollins and Barlow Trails Mount Kearsarge is a so-called monadnock, a mountain that stands isolated from other mountains and mountain ranges. These posts have been tagged with Mount Kearsarge (South) … Mount Kearsarge is the perfect hike for beginners and children and offers a big reward at the top. Will have to come back when there’s better weather. Otherwise a fairly gradual, meandering path up to the Kearsarge summit. Lincoln Trail near Mount Kearsarge’s summit Mount Kearsarge is a so-called monadnock, a generic term for a lone-standing mountain that comes from Mount Monadnock in southern New Hampshire. Didn’t see anyone else on a Tuesday, and the views from the views from the top were nice in every direction. For up to date hours, please call the park directly. Nice fall Hike. 3,074' Up Though around 200 feet shorter then Mt. Trails used: Winslow Trail, Rollins Trail, Lincoln Trail, Barlow Trail. A little muddy in spots but overall well marked. These posts have been tagged with Kearsarge Mountain State Forest NH, or are within 1.5 miles of it. Good trail with some woods and climbing. There are two hiking routes up Kearsarge. folk. On my way down, there was a little more traffic on the way up, but it felt like there was room to distance. Spikes helped a lot. • Please explain. • This is a solidly moderate/intermediate hike with steep inclines and Rocky outcroppings. Mount Kearsarge Hiking map (Rollins Trail), courtesy of New Hampshire Parks and Recreation The Rollins Trail begins at Rollins State Park in Warner, NH. Check out the scenic views at the 2 mile mark because most of this trail is through the forest and doesn't offer much of a view. - See 54 traveler reviews, 63 candid photos, and great deals for Warner, NH, at Tripadvisor. Short portion near the top that was steep and required climbing over rocks. • I followed Lincoln Trail for the final 0.3 mile to Mount Kearsarge's summit. Also FYI there is a parking lot near the top in case you’re looking for easy access to the views without the climb (which also explains why the summit was much more crowded than the trail itself). The tree-less summit features huge granite ledges, picnic tables, and a lookout tower that make for great views … Great hike on a sunny day - not too easy, not too hard. So dint stay for long. Record your own itinerary from the Wikiloc app, upload the trail and share it with the community. I long but pretty easy walk/hike with a nice view on top. Mount Kearsarge vía Lincoln Trail. I was the second car there (the other was a car camper). Mount Kearsarge: Ready to Hike! As long as you are prepared, with the appropriate layers and gear, I would say that the hard rating is a bit much. Being a jerk / offensive? Mount Kearsarge via Lincoln Trail - New Hampshire | AllTrails Descent. Kearsarge (Winslow St. Park area) It follows the Sunapee Ragged Mountain Kearsarge Greenway to Mt. When I returned down at about 12:15, the lot was about half full (room for probably 6 more cars). 15.6 km For the descent, we followed Rollins Trail for 0.5 where it ends at a parking area. Starting at Winslow State Park we go up the more difficult Winslow Trail (red) and eventually down the easier Barlow Trail (blue). Do not listen to the humblebragging hikers here. The last .25 mile does require some scrambling. Land Manager: NH State Parks - Parks and Rec. We clocked 9.5 miles from the start of the trail and took us 4.5 hours, including a nice summit break to take in the views. NOT OKAY! With good pacing a moderately fit person can do this peak in just over three hours, not including the break on top. The only disappointment this hike provided was that there’s a road up, so some car noise and such after so much quiet on the way up. We followed Rollins Trail for the final 0.5 mile to Mount Kearsarge's summit. Mount Kearsarge Trail Conditions and Trip Reports are crowdsourced from many hiking websites across the Internet. Video on YouTube: Bear Trek Adventures - https://youtu.be/JJk8fjsKbNA. Kearsarge Mountain State Forest NH Trail Conditions and Trip Reports are crowdsourced from many hiking websites across the Internet. • The road at the beginning was not very scenic. It’s mostly very well marked. For the most part the trail was easy to follow, and we didn’t notice any bugs. Mount Kearsarge by the Lincoln Trail and the Barlow Trail down Hiking trail in Shingle Mill Corner, New Hampshire (United States). Something else? 2418.9 m Up Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash. All of those boulders were very secure, but if that’s not for you, it sounds like the Rollins trail is a bit more tame. Gorgeous trail , minor discomfort with logging works compensated with less human beings:) . An Adventure Projects staff member will review this and take an appropriate action, but we generally don't reply. 4.5mi 937.16 m Down, 6.7 mi The Barlow Trail provides more of a roundabout route. 8,377' Down Sunapee is the northern terminus of the Monadnock-Sunapee Greenway, a 48 mile footpath connecting Mount Monadnock and Mount Sunapee. Took us about 4 hours of moving time and we stopped for lunch at the picnic area on the Rollins trail. Here is our double-loop GPS track. I decided to spend my first day off this week hiking Mount Kearsarge, but via a route new to me- the Lincoln Trail, which is the longest direct route to the top. Not recommended for dogs or small children. This is about an injury or accident At the summit picked up the Rollins Trail and looped that down and back to the Lincoln Trail. 480.23 m Up hbarrison / Flickr. Dressed in layers for changing temps and wind. The trail, in time, dives back into the woods and at about 1.5 miles in, comes to a clearcut from the early 2010's. I had the trail mostly to myself (except for 2 runners) on the way up. The sign says they expect it to be back open in a few weeks, so hopefully by end of October! Summit is beautiful. Please note the road is closed before trail which makes the hike 10 miles total. You don’t even have to step out of your car to enjoy a scenic view, and a picnic area near the parking lot offers a fantastic spot to Elevation: 2,936′ Elevation Gain: 1,100 feet Distance: 3.6 miles out and back (2.9 miles if you do a loop with the Winslow Trail) Difficulty: Easy/Moderate When to Climb: 4-season hike (need snowshoes/microspikes in winter) Trail Map. It's very windy at the top, so make sure to bring a jacket. While not high compared to the White Mountains further north, it has been for generations an attractive peak to hike. Not very steep except for a few sections. 4. It took me about 2 hours up (without breaks, but with some pauses and mis-meandering off the trail), and 1.5 down. Overall good hike with an open summit with lots of room, picnic tables and a fire tower you can climb. Mount Kearsarge is a dominant peak in central New Hampshire. Access the Rollins Trail by entering Rollins State Park and driving the paved auto road to a large parking area 3.5 miles past the toll booth. This is what I wanted. 936.89 m Up Followed the Lincoln Trail to the to the Kearsarge Summit. lovely day for it. Very dynamic terrain. I completed this Lincoln Trail .4 mile section to the summit another day, as seen in the below blog post The Lincoln Trail to the Summit of Mt Kearsarge. 2553.31 m Down. But we eventually made it down the 6 miles to Kearsarge Valley Road in Sutton – where we had left cars to shuttle us back to Winslow. Then I retraced my steps on Lincoln Trail. Tall grass almost covers the trail in this section. 480.07 m Down, 9.7 mi In a few places I had to retreat about 20 yards or so and scan for another white marker to make sure I was heading the right way; that could have been circumstantial, given that leaves and downed trees can make a trail tougher to spot. This park is always open for recreation unless otherwise posted. On a clear day the views atop Mt. Once on trail it was great. spikes were necessary to peak. No bugs as it was cold (around 65-68) when we started. • Must start from end of dirt road behind school. 360 view and a fire tower for extra fun. 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Very icy after rain around 3 AM same morning. .It was a scramble up the mountain for this 63 year old ,bt a great time getting to the top & a fantastic view on a clear spring day. They were going to do Mount Kearsarge about midday on Sunday. In between we go down the easier Rollins Trail (purple) to Rollins State Park and return up via the more difficult Lincoln Trail (orange). Mt. Kearsarge has many characteristics of the two. It has a steady incline, and some boulders to climb in the end which makes it a little more difficult. • Solid hike, be aware a good portion is on logging roads in the beginning. 748' Down Cardigan, Mt. Overall it was a nice hike. Mt. Hiked it on 12/31. Download its GPS track and follow the route on a map. FYI: The beginning of the trail is currently being actively logged, so on weekDAYS it is closed, but open Saturday and Sunday. Or so I’m told. Not well marked in areas. That said, loved the trail. Long logging road to go in and out. The first, and most popular, is the 3.1-mile (5.0 km) Mount Kearsarge North Trail, which ascends 2,600 feet (790 m) from the North Conway side of Hurricane Mountain Road, near Intervale. If you’re at all considering this hike mid October, I highly recommend! The trail is primarily used for hiking, trail running, The footing is also much easier, especially in the upper, steeper parts where the trail is composed mostly of flat rock. Beautiful summit 360-degree views and foliage along the way, lovely and well-marked trail. 750' Up The top had winds of over 60Mph. A solid hike! Probably 3 good views of lakes and mountains before summit. This was a relatively challenging hike, but it was worth the views at the top! Highlight(s): The day after Brian, Joe and I did the long hike from Lafayette to Galehead, Desi got a text from Becky asking her if she wanted to join her and Joe on a hike. Mount Kearsarge Hiking via the Lincoln, Rollins and Barlow Trails Mount Kearsarge is a so-called monadnock, a mountain that stands isolated from other mountains and mountain ranges. These posts have been tagged with Mount Kearsarge (South) … Mount Kearsarge is the perfect hike for beginners and children and offers a big reward at the top. Will have to come back when there’s better weather. Otherwise a fairly gradual, meandering path up to the Kearsarge summit. Lincoln Trail near Mount Kearsarge’s summit Mount Kearsarge is a so-called monadnock, a generic term for a lone-standing mountain that comes from Mount Monadnock in southern New Hampshire. Didn’t see anyone else on a Tuesday, and the views from the views from the top were nice in every direction. For up to date hours, please call the park directly. Nice fall Hike. 3,074' Up Though around 200 feet shorter then Mt. Trails used: Winslow Trail, Rollins Trail, Lincoln Trail, Barlow Trail. A little muddy in spots but overall well marked. These posts have been tagged with Kearsarge Mountain State Forest NH, or are within 1.5 miles of it. Good trail with some woods and climbing. There are two hiking routes up Kearsarge. folk. On my way down, there was a little more traffic on the way up, but it felt like there was room to distance. Spikes helped a lot. • Please explain. • This is a solidly moderate/intermediate hike with steep inclines and Rocky outcroppings. Mount Kearsarge Hiking map (Rollins Trail), courtesy of New Hampshire Parks and Recreation The Rollins Trail begins at Rollins State Park in Warner, NH. Check out the scenic views at the 2 mile mark because most of this trail is through the forest and doesn't offer much of a view. - See 54 traveler reviews, 63 candid photos, and great deals for Warner, NH, at Tripadvisor. Short portion near the top that was steep and required climbing over rocks. • I followed Lincoln Trail for the final 0.3 mile to Mount Kearsarge's summit. Also FYI there is a parking lot near the top in case you’re looking for easy access to the views without the climb (which also explains why the summit was much more crowded than the trail itself). The tree-less summit features huge granite ledges, picnic tables, and a lookout tower that make for great views … Great hike on a sunny day - not too easy, not too hard. So dint stay for long. Record your own itinerary from the Wikiloc app, upload the trail and share it with the community. I long but pretty easy walk/hike with a nice view on top. Mount Kearsarge vía Lincoln Trail. I was the second car there (the other was a car camper). Mount Kearsarge: Ready to Hike! As long as you are prepared, with the appropriate layers and gear, I would say that the hard rating is a bit much. Being a jerk / offensive? Mount Kearsarge via Lincoln Trail - New Hampshire | AllTrails Descent. Kearsarge (Winslow St. Park area) It follows the Sunapee Ragged Mountain Kearsarge Greenway to Mt. When I returned down at about 12:15, the lot was about half full (room for probably 6 more cars). 15.6 km For the descent, we followed Rollins Trail for 0.5 where it ends at a parking area. Starting at Winslow State Park we go up the more difficult Winslow Trail (red) and eventually down the easier Barlow Trail (blue). Do not listen to the humblebragging hikers here. The last .25 mile does require some scrambling. Land Manager: NH State Parks - Parks and Rec. We clocked 9.5 miles from the start of the trail and took us 4.5 hours, including a nice summit break to take in the views. NOT OKAY! With good pacing a moderately fit person can do this peak in just over three hours, not including the break on top. The only disappointment this hike provided was that there’s a road up, so some car noise and such after so much quiet on the way up. We followed Rollins Trail for the final 0.5 mile to Mount Kearsarge's summit. Mount Kearsarge Trail Conditions and Trip Reports are crowdsourced from many hiking websites across the Internet. Video on YouTube: Bear Trek Adventures - https://youtu.be/JJk8fjsKbNA. Kearsarge Mountain State Forest NH Trail Conditions and Trip Reports are crowdsourced from many hiking websites across the Internet. • The road at the beginning was not very scenic. It’s mostly very well marked. For the most part the trail was easy to follow, and we didn’t notice any bugs. Mount Kearsarge by the Lincoln Trail and the Barlow Trail down Hiking trail in Shingle Mill Corner, New Hampshire (United States). Something else? 2418.9 m Up Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash. All of those boulders were very secure, but if that’s not for you, it sounds like the Rollins trail is a bit more tame. Gorgeous trail , minor discomfort with logging works compensated with less human beings:) . An Adventure Projects staff member will review this and take an appropriate action, but we generally don't reply. 4.5mi 937.16 m Down, 6.7 mi The Barlow Trail provides more of a roundabout route. 8,377' Down Sunapee is the northern terminus of the Monadnock-Sunapee Greenway, a 48 mile footpath connecting Mount Monadnock and Mount Sunapee. Took us about 4 hours of moving time and we stopped for lunch at the picnic area on the Rollins trail. Here is our double-loop GPS track. I decided to spend my first day off this week hiking Mount Kearsarge, but via a route new to me- the Lincoln Trail, which is the longest direct route to the top. Not recommended for dogs or small children. This is about an injury or accident At the summit picked up the Rollins Trail and looped that down and back to the Lincoln Trail. 480.23 m Up hbarrison / Flickr. Dressed in layers for changing temps and wind. The trail, in time, dives back into the woods and at about 1.5 miles in, comes to a clearcut from the early 2010's. I had the trail mostly to myself (except for 2 runners) on the way up. The sign says they expect it to be back open in a few weeks, so hopefully by end of October! Summit is beautiful. Please note the road is closed before trail which makes the hike 10 miles total. You don’t even have to step out of your car to enjoy a scenic view, and a picnic area near the parking lot offers a fantastic spot to Elevation: 2,936′ Elevation Gain: 1,100 feet Distance: 3.6 miles out and back (2.9 miles if you do a loop with the Winslow Trail) Difficulty: Easy/Moderate When to Climb: 4-season hike (need snowshoes/microspikes in winter) Trail Map. It's very windy at the top, so make sure to bring a jacket. While not high compared to the White Mountains further north, it has been for generations an attractive peak to hike. Not very steep except for a few sections. 4. It took me about 2 hours up (without breaks, but with some pauses and mis-meandering off the trail), and 1.5 down. Overall good hike with an open summit with lots of room, picnic tables and a fire tower you can climb. Mount Kearsarge is a dominant peak in central New Hampshire. Access the Rollins Trail by entering Rollins State Park and driving the paved auto road to a large parking area 3.5 miles past the toll booth. This is what I wanted. 936.89 m Up Followed the Lincoln Trail to the to the Kearsarge Summit. lovely day for it. Very dynamic terrain. I completed this Lincoln Trail .4 mile section to the summit another day, as seen in the below blog post The Lincoln Trail to the Summit of Mt Kearsarge. 2553.31 m Down. But we eventually made it down the 6 miles to Kearsarge Valley Road in Sutton – where we had left cars to shuttle us back to Winslow. Then I retraced my steps on Lincoln Trail. Tall grass almost covers the trail in this section. 480.07 m Down, 9.7 mi In a few places I had to retreat about 20 yards or so and scan for another white marker to make sure I was heading the right way; that could have been circumstantial, given that leaves and downed trees can make a trail tougher to spot. This park is always open for recreation unless otherwise posted. On a clear day the views atop Mt. Once on trail it was great. spikes were necessary to peak. No bugs as it was cold (around 65-68) when we started. • Must start from end of dirt road behind school. 360 view and a fire tower for extra fun. 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Spam? Memorial Day 2019 with 2 of my 3 Sons & a Son from "another mother" we went for a hike to the top of Mount Kearsarge. We have a gradual 3.5-mile descent down the western flanks of Mount Kearsarge and Black Mountain through a hardwood forest. The Lincoln Trail has some very steep sections that were covered in ice which required us to go slowly and carefully. Quite icy so I would highly recommend traction devices and poles. Beautiful summit, the leaves were beautiful. Rollins State Park – July 1, 2011. Definitely worth taking the rocky side for the views it provides! After getting to the summit looped down the Winslow Trail and back up the Barlow Trail to the summit again. Long hike but definitely should not be rated as "Hard". Kearsarge’s one blemish is a communications tower and its accompanying utility sheds. Mount Kearsarge: Moderately difficult trail: Nice hike. 4.2 km • The most popular trail to the summit of Mount Kearsarge North is the 6.2 mile roundtrip, 2560 elevation gain, YDS Class 1 Mount Kearsarge Trail. Would personally consider this more of a “moderate” than a “hard” trail. Please be aware that many State Park areas and trails are not staffed during the … The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from April until September. Walking the road is a bit of a grind! 77.7 km The trail is 4.5 miles one way, and hikers will find a steady uphill as they move towards the Rollins Picnic Area, traversing the slopes of Black Mountain on the way. 228.62 m Up Kearsarge and back, a roundtrip distance of about 9.6 miles. The trail is 4.5 miles one way, and hikers will find a steady uphill as they move towards the Rollins Picnic Area, traversing the slopes of Black Mountain on the way. 3,075' Down A logging road makes up the good first quarter of the hike. Your FREE account works with all Adventure Projects sites. still probably a moderate rather than hard up until the scramble to the summit. The views are amazing. For the descent, I followed Rollins Trail for 0.5 where it ends at a parking area. Hikers can either park at Kearsarge Regional High School (KRHS) or … Easy to follow, nice maintenance and trail design. Just right! • The trail is a 1.8 mile loop through the Kimball Wildlife Forest and when you get to the top you're rewarded with views of Lake Winnipesaukee and all that surrounds it. The trail is easy to follow and in good shape right now. The views at the top are stunning. Lovely trail with beautiful views at the top. Then we retraced our steps on Lincoln Trail. 331.94 m Down, 5.1 mi Dept. We parked at the high school as there isn’t much room to park at the trailhead. • Otherwise, the trail was well marked and the summit view was spectacular. After 3.0 miles on Lincoln Trail, turn right at the junction with the wide path (still Lincoln Trail). very little road noise and few hikers. After 3.0 miles on Lincoln Trail, turn right at the junction with the wide path (still Lincoln Trail). Manadnock and Mt. Trail is narrow after you get past the tree crews and logging road that has been built. Beginning section closed due to logging activity. It was a bit steep on the way up, but much faster going down. 3h 30m, Create Recommended Route or An Adventure Projects staff member will review this and take an appropriate action, but we generally don't reply. Overall , worth to hike ! The Lincoln Trail begins at Kearsarge Valley Road, south of the Country Club of NH golf course. Nice views. The Winslow Trail was flooded out from the recent warmer temps. Mt. This is one way mileage and time- doesn’t include hiking at the summit. 1,576' Up It was mostly a gradual climb along a single track after the logging road, and then it gets a bit steeper the last .75 mile or so. Towards the end of the hike did another loop using one of the snowmobile trails - that trail was overgrown and had to do some bushwhacking on parts of the trail. During off hours and the off-season the park is typically not staffed, comfort stations are not available and gates may be closed. The summit is remarkable for fall foliage! The parking area for the Rollins Trail is accessed by passing the park entrance (accessed via Kearsarge Mountain Road) and continuing up the road until you reach the parking area. there was a bit of snow on the ground and very slippery in places. 1,089' Down 1,575' Down To Kearsarge Valley Road To Toll House Warner, Route 103, I-89 M i s s i o n R i d g e Picnic Area Black Mt. This is a video of a 14.33 mile hike up to Mount Kearsarge starting on the Lincoln Trail. Mount Kearsarge via Lincoln Trail is a 13.8 kilometer moderately trafficked out and back trail located near North Sutton, New Hampshire that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as difficult. The off-season poses unique risks inherent when participating in outdoor recreational activities. Definitely a moderate trail. Lincoln Trail to Mt. Taking other people's content (text, photos, etc) without permission is a copyright violation and Trail. Mount Kearsarge via Lincoln Trail is a 8.1 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near North Sutton, New Hampshire that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as difficult. At Rollins State Park, a 3- ½ mile auto road sets you up for a quick, but steep half-mile hike to the top of Mount Kearsarge. Kearsarge North is located on the eastern fringe of the White Mountains.It is drained by various brooks into the Saco River.. I’d read parking fills up, so I started at 8:15 ish. The toughest part was the fairly steep logging road that leads to the trail. 1,090' Up Hiking info, trail maps, and 192 trip reports from Mount Kearsarge (2,927 ft) in New Hampshire Mount Kearsarge via Rollins and Lincoln Trail, Ragged Mountain from Andover [PRIVATE PROPERTY]. Good hike, not as difficult as expected given the “Hard” difficulty rating. The Lincoln Trail begins at Kearsarge Valley Road, south of the Country Club of NH golf course. The Rollins and Lincoln Trail, Mount Kearsarge, Warner. The Lincoln Trail, which is a popular route up to the summit of Mount Kearsarge, can be accessed by using Mastin Road to connect you with the SRK Greenway Trail in the SPNHF Black Mountain Preserve. The climb up to the fire tower platform also gave you the premium view from bove the peak. - See 54 traveler reviews, 63 candid photos, and great deals for Warner, NH, at Tripadvisor. Although it was a long trail and steep at parts, it was not super challenging, besides a short scramble near the top that was actually quite fun. Quiet and great views. very cute! The Lincoln Trail is also part of the Sunapee Ragged Kearsarge Greenway trail system. • Stopped for 30 minutes at Baker Ledge. Along the way you pass through pine and then on to an old gravel forestry road. Descent. Kearsarge are outstanding. Felt very remote for the whole hike. 10.8 km 7,936' Up But the views were worth everything. The road is closed, so it does make it a >9 miles. Glad I had wind jacket, windy with snow squalls. Up hill most of the way, some scrambling at the top, lots of tree cover. It's also fairly close for us eastern Mass. 8.3 km It may not be hard but more than just Moderate. … Kearsarge (NH) via The Barlow Trail. Very icy after rain around 3 AM same morning. .It was a scramble up the mountain for this 63 year old ,bt a great time getting to the top & a fantastic view on a clear spring day. They were going to do Mount Kearsarge about midday on Sunday. In between we go down the easier Rollins Trail (purple) to Rollins State Park and return up via the more difficult Lincoln Trail (orange). Mt. Kearsarge has many characteristics of the two. It has a steady incline, and some boulders to climb in the end which makes it a little more difficult. • Solid hike, be aware a good portion is on logging roads in the beginning. 748' Down Cardigan, Mt. Overall it was a nice hike. Mt. Hiked it on 12/31. Download its GPS track and follow the route on a map. FYI: The beginning of the trail is currently being actively logged, so on weekDAYS it is closed, but open Saturday and Sunday. Or so I’m told. Not well marked in areas. That said, loved the trail. Long logging road to go in and out. The first, and most popular, is the 3.1-mile (5.0 km) Mount Kearsarge North Trail, which ascends 2,600 feet (790 m) from the North Conway side of Hurricane Mountain Road, near Intervale. If you’re at all considering this hike mid October, I highly recommend! The trail is primarily used for hiking, trail running, The footing is also much easier, especially in the upper, steeper parts where the trail is composed mostly of flat rock. Beautiful summit 360-degree views and foliage along the way, lovely and well-marked trail. 750' Up The top had winds of over 60Mph. A solid hike! Probably 3 good views of lakes and mountains before summit. This was a relatively challenging hike, but it was worth the views at the top! Highlight(s): The day after Brian, Joe and I did the long hike from Lafayette to Galehead, Desi got a text from Becky asking her if she wanted to join her and Joe on a hike. Mount Kearsarge Hiking via the Lincoln, Rollins and Barlow Trails Mount Kearsarge is a so-called monadnock, a mountain that stands isolated from other mountains and mountain ranges. These posts have been tagged with Mount Kearsarge (South) … Mount Kearsarge is the perfect hike for beginners and children and offers a big reward at the top. Will have to come back when there’s better weather. Otherwise a fairly gradual, meandering path up to the Kearsarge summit. Lincoln Trail near Mount Kearsarge’s summit Mount Kearsarge is a so-called monadnock, a generic term for a lone-standing mountain that comes from Mount Monadnock in southern New Hampshire. Didn’t see anyone else on a Tuesday, and the views from the views from the top were nice in every direction. For up to date hours, please call the park directly. Nice fall Hike. 3,074' Up Though around 200 feet shorter then Mt. Trails used: Winslow Trail, Rollins Trail, Lincoln Trail, Barlow Trail. A little muddy in spots but overall well marked. These posts have been tagged with Kearsarge Mountain State Forest NH, or are within 1.5 miles of it. Good trail with some woods and climbing. There are two hiking routes up Kearsarge. folk. On my way down, there was a little more traffic on the way up, but it felt like there was room to distance. Spikes helped a lot. • Please explain. • This is a solidly moderate/intermediate hike with steep inclines and Rocky outcroppings. Mount Kearsarge Hiking map (Rollins Trail), courtesy of New Hampshire Parks and Recreation The Rollins Trail begins at Rollins State Park in Warner, NH. Check out the scenic views at the 2 mile mark because most of this trail is through the forest and doesn't offer much of a view. - See 54 traveler reviews, 63 candid photos, and great deals for Warner, NH, at Tripadvisor. Short portion near the top that was steep and required climbing over rocks. • I followed Lincoln Trail for the final 0.3 mile to Mount Kearsarge's summit. Also FYI there is a parking lot near the top in case you’re looking for easy access to the views without the climb (which also explains why the summit was much more crowded than the trail itself). The tree-less summit features huge granite ledges, picnic tables, and a lookout tower that make for great views … Great hike on a sunny day - not too easy, not too hard. So dint stay for long. Record your own itinerary from the Wikiloc app, upload the trail and share it with the community. I long but pretty easy walk/hike with a nice view on top. Mount Kearsarge vía Lincoln Trail. I was the second car there (the other was a car camper). Mount Kearsarge: Ready to Hike! As long as you are prepared, with the appropriate layers and gear, I would say that the hard rating is a bit much. Being a jerk / offensive? Mount Kearsarge via Lincoln Trail - New Hampshire | AllTrails Descent. Kearsarge (Winslow St. Park area) It follows the Sunapee Ragged Mountain Kearsarge Greenway to Mt. When I returned down at about 12:15, the lot was about half full (room for probably 6 more cars). 15.6 km For the descent, we followed Rollins Trail for 0.5 where it ends at a parking area. Starting at Winslow State Park we go up the more difficult Winslow Trail (red) and eventually down the easier Barlow Trail (blue). Do not listen to the humblebragging hikers here. The last .25 mile does require some scrambling. Land Manager: NH State Parks - Parks and Rec. We clocked 9.5 miles from the start of the trail and took us 4.5 hours, including a nice summit break to take in the views. NOT OKAY! With good pacing a moderately fit person can do this peak in just over three hours, not including the break on top. The only disappointment this hike provided was that there’s a road up, so some car noise and such after so much quiet on the way up. We followed Rollins Trail for the final 0.5 mile to Mount Kearsarge's summit. Mount Kearsarge Trail Conditions and Trip Reports are crowdsourced from many hiking websites across the Internet. Video on YouTube: Bear Trek Adventures - https://youtu.be/JJk8fjsKbNA. Kearsarge Mountain State Forest NH Trail Conditions and Trip Reports are crowdsourced from many hiking websites across the Internet. • The road at the beginning was not very scenic. It’s mostly very well marked. For the most part the trail was easy to follow, and we didn’t notice any bugs. Mount Kearsarge by the Lincoln Trail and the Barlow Trail down Hiking trail in Shingle Mill Corner, New Hampshire (United States). Something else? 2418.9 m Up Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash. All of those boulders were very secure, but if that’s not for you, it sounds like the Rollins trail is a bit more tame. Gorgeous trail , minor discomfort with logging works compensated with less human beings:) . An Adventure Projects staff member will review this and take an appropriate action, but we generally don't reply. 4.5mi 937.16 m Down, 6.7 mi The Barlow Trail provides more of a roundabout route. 8,377' Down Sunapee is the northern terminus of the Monadnock-Sunapee Greenway, a 48 mile footpath connecting Mount Monadnock and Mount Sunapee. Took us about 4 hours of moving time and we stopped for lunch at the picnic area on the Rollins trail. Here is our double-loop GPS track. I decided to spend my first day off this week hiking Mount Kearsarge, but via a route new to me- the Lincoln Trail, which is the longest direct route to the top. Not recommended for dogs or small children. This is about an injury or accident At the summit picked up the Rollins Trail and looped that down and back to the Lincoln Trail. 480.23 m Up hbarrison / Flickr. Dressed in layers for changing temps and wind. The trail, in time, dives back into the woods and at about 1.5 miles in, comes to a clearcut from the early 2010's. I had the trail mostly to myself (except for 2 runners) on the way up. The sign says they expect it to be back open in a few weeks, so hopefully by end of October! Summit is beautiful. Please note the road is closed before trail which makes the hike 10 miles total. You don’t even have to step out of your car to enjoy a scenic view, and a picnic area near the parking lot offers a fantastic spot to Elevation: 2,936′ Elevation Gain: 1,100 feet Distance: 3.6 miles out and back (2.9 miles if you do a loop with the Winslow Trail) Difficulty: Easy/Moderate When to Climb: 4-season hike (need snowshoes/microspikes in winter) Trail Map. It's very windy at the top, so make sure to bring a jacket. While not high compared to the White Mountains further north, it has been for generations an attractive peak to hike. Not very steep except for a few sections. 4. It took me about 2 hours up (without breaks, but with some pauses and mis-meandering off the trail), and 1.5 down. Overall good hike with an open summit with lots of room, picnic tables and a fire tower you can climb. Mount Kearsarge is a dominant peak in central New Hampshire. Access the Rollins Trail by entering Rollins State Park and driving the paved auto road to a large parking area 3.5 miles past the toll booth. This is what I wanted. 936.89 m Up Followed the Lincoln Trail to the to the Kearsarge Summit. lovely day for it. Very dynamic terrain. I completed this Lincoln Trail .4 mile section to the summit another day, as seen in the below blog post The Lincoln Trail to the Summit of Mt Kearsarge. 2553.31 m Down. But we eventually made it down the 6 miles to Kearsarge Valley Road in Sutton – where we had left cars to shuttle us back to Winslow. Then I retraced my steps on Lincoln Trail. Tall grass almost covers the trail in this section. 480.07 m Down, 9.7 mi In a few places I had to retreat about 20 yards or so and scan for another white marker to make sure I was heading the right way; that could have been circumstantial, given that leaves and downed trees can make a trail tougher to spot. This park is always open for recreation unless otherwise posted. On a clear day the views atop Mt. Once on trail it was great. spikes were necessary to peak. No bugs as it was cold (around 65-68) when we started. • Must start from end of dirt road behind school. 360 view and a fire tower for extra fun. 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