TRIPS & EVENTS

South and Middle Moat Hike

Hiking/Walk
DATE: Apr 08, 2017
END DATE: Apr 08, 2017

Trip/Event Location: Conway NH

Trip Leader(s)


Gandalf
Campton, NH United States

Meeting Time: 11:00 AM

Max # People: 15

Trip Guiding / Event Fee: No, I will not be asking participants for money

Difficulty Level:

Moderate to Strenuous

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Region: New England

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Summary

At 2,749 feet, South Moat Mountain is not the highest of mountains. Yet, it does offer some of the most incredible views we’ve ever seen.  A top-of-the-world feeling and an unobstructed panorama of peaks in every direction except north, where well get some of those views on the summit of Middle Moat’s 2,805-foot summit.

We are planning a hike to the summits of South and Middle Moats in Albany, NH (just south of North Conway). This is a great intermediate hike and one of our favorites.

Hike Detail:

• 6.6 miles roundtrip

• 2300 feet of elevation gain

• 4.5 to 5 hours timeframe

You should be prepared for possible late Winter / Early Spring conditions. This mountain gets a lot of sun so the conditions may be fine. Bring MicroSpikes if you have them. Bring along plenty of water (at least 2 liters), lunch, snacks and anything else you may require for a day hike. 

Boston Area Carpooling: Save money by sharing gas/toll expenses and get to know fellow GO members better! Don't by shy...contact other Bostonians to find a convenient location for you to meet such as a T-Stop, Commuter Line Stop, or a parking lot of a store familiar to you all! Don't forget to tip the driver! 

Afterwards:  Everyone is welcome to join us back at our house in Waterville Valley to relax by our fireplace [BYOB and bring snacks] followed by one of Jon's delicious dinners. We ask $10 per person to help pay for our food costs. Showers are available so bring a change of clothing to make your visit with us more comfortable.

Lodging Option: Bunk beds are available at our house [with Wi Fi] near Waterville Valley, NH for Saturday night. It's $35 for Saturday that includes dinner or $60 for the weekend. Coffee/bagels each morning and linen/blankets/towels are provided. Space is limited so email ASAP to reserve a bunk!

Drive to the center of Conway, NH on Route 16. At the lights, take a left on West Side Road. Travel about .7 miles to Still Road on the left. Take that road for .6 miles to the intersection of Passaconoway Road. Then, drive 2.2 miles south to the trailhead on the right. We'll be driving a blue Toyota Tacoma truck. 

Trip Leader

Gandalf

Outdoor Fitness Level: Very Strenuous


Campton, NH


United States

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JDNnh

Outdoor Fitness Level: Very Strenuous


Manchester, NH


United States
full member
JcM

Outdoor Fitness Level: Moderate


Strafford, NH


United States
dpbyrnes

Outdoor Fitness Level: Moderate to Strenuous


Ipswich, MA


United States
HikerBiker

Outdoor Fitness Level: Moderate to Strenuous


Londonderry, NH


United States
Philip

Outdoor Fitness Level: Moderate


Tuftonboro, NH


United States
georgep

Outdoor Fitness Level: Strenuous


Hooksett, NH


United States
Cblaiz

Outdoor Fitness Level: Moderate


Manchester, NH


United States
TIMber64

Outdoor Fitness Level: Strenuous


Windham, ME


United States
fanoftrees

Outdoor Fitness Level: Moderate to Strenuous


Candia, NH


United States
danf291

Outdoor Fitness Level: Moderate


Nashua, NH


United States
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