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. I was the second car there (the other was a car camper). Mount Kearsarge via Rollins and Lincoln Trail, Ragged Mountain from Andover [PRIVATE PROPERTY]. 3,074' Up Video on YouTube: Bear Trek Adventures - https://youtu.be/JJk8fjsKbNA. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from April until September. It has a steady incline, and some boulders to climb in the end which makes it a little more difficult. 1,576' Up Do not listen to the humblebragging hikers here. It was a bit steep on the way up, but much faster going down. The Rollins and Lincoln Trail, Mount Kearsarge, Warner. folk. During off hours and the off-season the park is typically not staffed, comfort stations are not available and gates may be closed. These posts have been tagged with Mount Kearsarge (South) … Not well marked in areas. very cute! There are two hiking routes up Kearsarge. Will have to come back when there’s better weather. Here is our double-loop GPS track. We parked at the high school as there isn’t much room to park at the trailhead. The sign says they expect it to be back open in a few weeks, so hopefully by end of October! Trails used: Winslow Trail, Rollins Trail, Lincoln Trail, Barlow Trail. still probably a moderate rather than hard up until the scramble to the summit. Easy to follow, nice maintenance and trail design. 748' Down Hiked it on 12/31. 2418.9 m Up 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. Glad I had wind jacket, windy with snow squalls. The road is closed, so it does make it a >9 miles. Starting at Winslow State Park we go up the more difficult Winslow Trail (red) and eventually down the easier Barlow Trail (blue). Please be aware that many State Park areas and trails are not staffed during the … While not high compared to the White Mountains further north, it has been for generations an attractive peak to hike. The summit is remarkable for fall foliage! Otherwise, the trail was well marked and the summit view was spectacular. Then I retraced my steps on Lincoln Trail. 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. 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. … Not very steep except for a few sections. It's very windy at the top, so make sure to bring a jacket. Must start from end of dirt road behind school. After 3.0 miles on Lincoln Trail, turn right at the junction with the wide path (still Lincoln Trail). there was a bit of snow on the ground and very slippery in places. The Lincoln Trail is also part of the Sunapee Ragged Kearsarge Greenway trail system. 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. Solid hike, be aware a good portion is on logging roads in the beginning. 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. I followed Lincoln Trail for the final 0.3 mile to Mount Kearsarge's summit. Hiking info, trail maps, and 192 trip reports from Mount Kearsarge (2,927 ft) in New Hampshire • Please Note:Dates and times are weather dependent and subject to change without notice. Your FREE account works with all Adventure Projects sites. Mount Kearsarge via Lincoln Trail - New Hampshire | AllTrails Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash. On my way down, there was a little more traffic on the way up, but it felt like there was room to distance. This is one way mileage and time- doesn’t include hiking at the summit. This was a relatively challenging hike, but it was worth the views at the top! 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. Mt. It may not be hard but more than just Moderate. Dressed in layers for changing temps and wind. 10.8 km Please note the road is closed before trail which makes the hike 10 miles total. Very icy after rain around 3 AM same morning. Overall good hike with an open summit with lots of room, picnic tables and a fire tower you can climb. Manadnock and Mt. 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. Quite icy so I would highly recommend traction devices and poles. Once on trail it was great. Kearsarge has many characteristics of the two. 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