Old Gorge Brook Slides: 8/10/20; Mt. Distances to Summit (miles) Gorge Brook Trail - 3.6 Snapper Trail & Carriage Road - 3.6 Ridge & Beaver Brook Trails - 5.9 Beaver Brook Trail - 3.8 Benton Trail - 3.5 Glencliff Trail - 3.6 Carriage Road - 5.1 Map created by Andrew Potter '91 for the Dartmouth Outing Guide, 3/92. The weather was beautiful and the ride up Rt. There are two more bridges that cross the Gorge Brook. Parking area also plowed and in great shape with plenty of parking. Thinking it was just a small shower passing through (we had just checked the forecast, zero percent chance of rain! (do not park in the culdesac for risk of towing). Signs at the junction. The Appalachian Trail passes over the mountain. We were shocked that this 7.6 mile hike took us almost 7 hours (this includes about a half hour rest at the summit) to complete, but taking into account the terrain and the weather we really ended up just being glad we didn't die or injure ourselves. Moosilauke, NH via Gorge Brook Trail, bushwhacko, Carriage Trail by: The Teal Goat & Ms. Mix-a-lot / newenglandtrailconditions. The trail starts off fairly rocky and it has several switchbacks. 4.8 7.4 mi / 2400 ft gain Mount Moosilauke is a 4000 footer located in the White Mountain Range of New Hampshire. Best to get there early for parking. Moosilauke, NH: Trails: Ravine Lodge Road, Gorge Brook Trail, Carriage Road, Hurricane Trail: Date of Hike: Saturday, December 5, 2020: Parking/Access Road Notes: Road is gated - adds about a mile to the hike one way. We hiked Mount Moosilauke taking the Gorge Brook trail to the summit and then coming down via the Glencliff Trail to the Carriage Road to the Hurricane Trail and then out again on the Gorge Brook trail. at this point the trail stays relatively consistent, crossing a river two more times before the grade increases. ★ Moosilauke is the Gorge Brook Trail, since it is only 3.6 miles and is the most direct. The trail consists of cascades of rocks, wood-block steps and metal ru... Driving the Kancamagus Highway is something you can do as a way to cross the White Mountain National Forest quickly from I-93 in the east to Conway, or it can be an entire day's activity. Make sure to check it out! … Total time: 4:50. There are two more bridges that cross the Gorge Brook. It is very exposed so be sure to check the wind before going. road walk each way. I stayed about 30 s at the summit; the temperature had dropped 10-15 degrees. adventures and follow local regulations. Do You Love Maps? Mt Moosilauke October 12, 1998. Gorge Brook Trail begins at the Dartmouth Outing Club's Ravine Lodge. This trailhead serves the Gorge Brook, Snapper, and Asquam Ridge trails. Mt Moosilauke is the most western of the New Hampshire 4000 footers. So from car to car we did 9.9 miles. This route for this trip began at the Moosilauke Ravine Lodge and climbed the Gorge Brook Trail to the summit. Moosilauke. Added by Kelly Haugen Mount Moosilauke will provide you with panoramic mountain views consisting of the White Mountain and Green Mountain ranges. Gorge Brook Trail gains over 2,500 feet of elevation in 3.1 miles, so it … This trail is a great intermediate route to the summit with very few difficult sections. This campsite was established late 2018. This adds about a 0.7 mi. Although there are several trails that ascend Mount Moosilauke, we chose to ascend via the Gorges Brook trail (or “George’s Brook Trail” as my mom kept calling it) and descend via the Carriage Road and Snapper Trail. Trail conditions: Dry, a few wet areas and some minor avoidable ice. Once out of treeline the snow pack dissipated and it was smooth sailing to the summit. After you hit the treeline keep trekking past the misleading false summit. ★ The Pemi loop looks so close you think you can touch it, and on a really clear day Washington doesn't look too far either. Total time: 4:50. Right next to the trail you'll find the Dartmouth Moosilauke Ravine Lodge. Moosilauke: Elevation: 4,802' Popular Trails: Beaver Brook Trail Benton Trail Carriage Road Glencliff Trail Gorge Brook Trail : Road Access Notes: Ravine Lodge Road generally closes in November or December and reopens in April or May. Definitely a great intro to the White Mountains! Mount Moosilauke Loop via Gorge Brook Trail. Moosilauke - 4802' (4/48) Gorge Brook Trail-head On Saturday, June 30th, Paloma, John, and I set out to hike Mt. All negativity aside, the summit made the trek completely worth it. follow signs back to the Moosilauke Ravine Lodge .5 miles away. Nov 21 | NH 4K: Mount Moosilauke and South Peak via Snapper, Carriage Road, Gorge Brook Mt Moosilauke – Main Summit – 4802′ When we reached the top of the Carriage Road Trail where it intersects the Glencliff Trail, we hiked down the short spur trail to the South Peak. Moosilauke. Once over 3000, feet in the dense forest the snow still had its hold next to the cool stream. My wife Leesa missed out on my hike there the previous weekend, so I volunteered to go again... just taking a different trail. Hike Mount Moosilauke via Gorge Brook Trail. Difficulty – Ascent is very gradual, so this is a pretty east hike – distance is where the difficulty comes in. Mount Moosilauke Ravine Lodge. Ravine Lodge, Woodstock to Jobildunk Ravine, Benton, NH, Mount Moosilauke Loop via Asquam Ridge Trail and Carriage Road, Mount Moosilauke via Asquam Ridge Trail and Gorge Brook Trail, Benton State Forest via Beaver Brook Trail and Glencliff Trail. I hiked Mt. The mountain: Mt. Please explore responsibly! Running with our heads down in an attempt to stay dry, we also missed the sign warning of "tragic results" for inexperienced hikers or careless people. Best to get there early for parking. From the trailhead, walk down a staircase and follow the trail as it descends past a few buildings and huts to a long bridge over the Baker River. My lovely companion Abby and I spend a balmy spring day hiking up Mt. The three trails form an excellent loop, of approximately 7.5 miles. Best to get there early for parking. Only Lodge guests can park nearer to the lodge. The trail leaves from the lodge, crosses a bridge over the brook, … Go PRO to support our mission and get benefits like gear deals, no ads, and more! We parked at the end of the Ravine Lodge road, just off Rt 118. Weather: Cool, partly cloudy to sunny, cool breeze on the summit. Apparently we hadn't the desire to revisit the peak until now. Through the generosity of numerous individuals, most notably Pennington Haile ’24, the College owns 4,600 acres on this 4,802 foot peak (about a third of the mountain above 2000 … The Mt Moosiulauke Glencliff Trail takes you through seven miles of forest and mountain scenery. At the summit, there is an old stone foundation for what used to be a hotel. This is a moderate white mountain hike with fantastic views and a large alpine zone. Hiking Trail Conditions Report: Peaks: Mt. The trail starts with a bridge over the Gorge Brook with a sign-in box. The Gorge Brook Trail can be rather crowded during the summer months. Mount Moosilauke via Gorge Brook Trail Summit: Mount Moosilauke (4,802') Trail route: Ravine Lodge Road, Gorge Brook Trail . Picture Gallery. Personally, I want to hike a mountain without running into a line – it’s a mountain, not Disney World. Last year I did the Gorge Brook trail, which is a more moderate hike (7.4 miles, 2,550 feet). Only Lodge guests can park nearer to the lodge. Mousilauke – 4,802 ft. It’s certainly not an “easy” hike, but it’s family-friendly by White Mountains standards and the views from the top are on par with many of the more challenging summits in the region. Gorge Brook trail is considered the most moderate winter route at 2,800' elevation gain (400' of it gained during the road walk). Mt. The Appalachian Trail follows the Beaver Brook Trail to Kinsman Notch. Once on the trail, expect the total hike to take up to 5 hours round trip covering around 7.4 miles. Glencliff definitely kicks it up a notch. When we got there, his car was there but he was not. Off the beaten path, Russell Pond Campground is nestled into the hillside overlooking Russell Pond, a popular boating and fishin... Overview Do You Love Maps? Picture Gallery. Moosilauke. This is especially dangerous in the pouring rain, and descending this way is the same if not worse. No 4K is easy. Most commonly climbed route to the summit is the Gorge Brook Trail from Ravine Lodge. Mount Moosilauke is a 4000-footer in the southwest White Mountains of New Hampshire. Moosilauke (4,802’) is the 10th tallest mountain in New Hampshire and has one of the best summit views! Gorge Brook Trail | 7.2 miles round trip | 2,550 feet elevation gain. Moosilauke (4802') The route: Gorge Brook Trail -> Moosilauke Carriage Road -> Snapper Trail Total hike time: 4 hr, 50 min (~45 min breaks) Well I was not planning on going up to NH again this year, but the urge struck, and after realizing that Columbus Day weekend and a Badger bye week intersected, it seemed like the fates had aligned for one last summit before the winter hit. Adventure: Mt. The summit peaks at 4,802 feet with a prominence of 2,933 feet. We chose to ascend via Beaver Brook Trail instead and it was HARD to say the least. Moosilauke: Elevation: 4,802' Popular Trails: Beaver Brook Trail Benton Trail Carriage Road Glencliff Trail Gorge Brook Trail: Road Access Notes: Ravine Lodge Road generally closes in November or December and reopens in April or May. This was my 1st 4000’ and WOW! Before the hike I looked at a couple of snow depth maps and weather reports (including this one) and it looked like snowshoes wouldn’t be necessary because of where Moosilauke was located. BEAVER BROOK TRAILHEAD: Take I-93 to exit 32, North Woodstock, connecting with NH SR-112 West heading towards Lost River Gorge. The Gorge Brook Trailhead is located right next to the very impressive, recently rebuilt Moosilauke Ravine Lodge owned and operated by Dartmouth College’s Outing Club (DOC).Originally raised in 1938 by Dartmouth’s woodcraft advisor Ross McKenney (for which a plaque … The crossing of Tunnel Brook was pretty easy, but can be difficult in high water. A new batch of TrailsNH Trail Map Quizzes go live January - June. Moosilauke which was my destination. The gate is usually closed from the end of November until early May. NOTE: Gorge Brook Trail is an out-and-back trail to Mt. Weather – Mostly sunny and very pleasant Please call if you plan on joining us. Mountain: Mt. Hiking Trail Conditions Report: Peaks: Mt. Date – July 2, 2011. The road leaves NH Rt 118 about 5 miles from the junction with NH Rt 25 in Warren. The Gorge Brook Trail ascends Mount Moosilauke from the Dartmouth College Ravine Lodge. Dogs are also able to use this trail. the trail grade lessens after this point and meets up with the Gorge Brook Trail .9 miles down. There are numerous routes up Mt Moosilauke & nothing has emerged as a particular "FKT route". Nov 27 | Mt Moosilauke, NH via Gorge Brook, Carriage Road, Snapper by: JMAdventuremama / newenglandtrailconditions. Greetings from Vermont! about 50 feet after the bridge the trail splits to the right and then again in a half a mile also to the right. Cross the bridge and turn left at a former trail junction (the trail to the right has been closed). The final ascent was out of the trees; we all estimated 30 mph winds. At 7.9 miles this might be a little much for small children but by no means is this an overly strenuous trail and for older kids with some hiking experience might not be a problem. Mountain: Mt. I would hike Moosilauke again but truthfully I'd likely opt for an easier trail the next time around. surrounded by panoramic views it is truly a beautiful sight on clear days especially due to the higher altitude compared to other white mountain peaks. The area has several different hiking trailsall of which offers something different. Moosilauke via Gorge Brook Trail This couple's clothing to the cool temperatures in the mountains on Saturday morning. Beware the raging river as there are a few sections that you may need to walk through as the water has overflowed the banks. Before the hike I looked at a couple of snow depth maps and weather reports (including this one ) and it looked like snowshoes wouldn’t be necessary because of where Moosilauke was located. For our 9/22 hike, we were also going to meet Leesa's brother Rob at the trailhead. So, I decided to take a longer route up the mountain by taking the Asquam Ridge to Beaver Brook Trail. Moosilauke (4,802) Date: July 17, 2010 Time: 6 hours Miles: 10 Elevation Gain: 2,417 Trails: Asquam Ridge -- Beaver Brook -- Gorge Brook . Mt. For our 9/22 hike, we were also going to meet Leesa's brother Rob at the trailhead. ★ The trail had a steady incline (nothing too drastic) and there's lots of cool views on the way to the summit. Gorge Brook Trail: the trail starts off right at the Moosilauke Ravine Lodge and almost immediately crosses a river with a large wooden bridge. Gorge Brook trail, starting at the Ravine Lodge, is probably the most popular trail on Mount Moosilauke (rt: 7.4 miles, 2,550 feet, 5:00). This provides beautiful views, but they aren't joking when they say one wrong step could leave you dead. Complete with a cool stash of prizes! ★ Of course, I was in my new lime green Patagonia shorts. Coming down was fine until the steep spots on Beaver Brook, where I did a few butt slides. Jan 03 | Mount Moosilauke, NH via Gorge Brook Trail by: Jeni / newenglandtrailconditions. Mount Moosilauke and South Peak Loop is a 8.2 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Glencliff, New Hampshire that features a river and is rated as moderate. The photo was taken just behind the Moosilauke Ravine Lodge in Benton, NH, below Mt. Breezy Point – This is the site of the Moosilauke Inn, now burnt down, and the start of the Carriage Road. The trail below 3000 feet was mostly clear from snow except a few patches of ice. Er führt entlang eines Flusses und durch schönen Wald. Mount Moosilauke, located about 8 miles west of Lincoln, NH (just south of Franconia Notch State Park), is a popular White Mountain hiking and backcountry skiing peak. 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