Trip report

Get Fit #4: Mt. Shaw

52 With A View DATE: 05/15/2021 - 05/15/2021

Trip/Event Location: Moultonborough, NH

Trip Leader(s): Gandalf , JDNnh

Max # People: 10

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

Difficulty Level: Moderate

Mt. Shaw offers magnificent views north towards the White Mountains from Castle in the Clouds Conservation Area!  

Our last GetFit Hike! We will be hiking Mt. Shaw [2,990 feet], the

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Driving directions to the location and spot to meet at:

To reach the mountain, we’ll meet at Ossipee Park Road, just outside the gate to the Castle in the Clouds grounds; Ossipee Park Road leaves NH 171 0.5 mile southeast of its junction with NH 109 and rises steeply for 1.3 miles to the signed parking area on the right. We’ll be driving a blue Toyota Tacoma truck.  


Trip Report/Photos
Featured Photo

Beautiful day! Nice and easy trails (old logging and carriage roads) to reach a peak with great views - trek of 7.4 miles. Jon spread some Rosemary on our boots to keep the ticks away and it worked…ticks were not an issue! Max and Russ went to the trailhead but managed to catch up to us on the summit! John got the time mixed up and arrived one hour late so he took the time to explore other trails in the area. Paul and Dave, both from Rhode Island, drove up and ended up making reservations at the same cottages! What a coincidence!!! It was great to have Ricky join us from his winter hiatus. And we discovered that Woody, now lives near us, in Meredith! Oh…back to the trip report…summit views were extraordinary today dozens of peaks visible out to the Presidentials including snowcapped Mt. Washington! Saw hobblebush, purple trillium, purple and yellow violets, and false hellebore. BTW Paul we did find Geraniums to match your shirt!  Another group of great participants!!!

What Members Are Saying About This Trip/Event

  • Thank you everyone for another amazing adventure! We have posted an official trip report with pictures! Have a great weekend!!! - Gandalf
  • Amazing leadership once again, weather was perfect and another great group of participants. Not even the touch of Rosemary was missing that day!! Thank you Jon.........and Mike! - Moving forward fm RI

Members That Participated

Gandalf

Outdoor Fitness Level: Very Strenuous


Thornton, NH


United States

Attended
JDNnh

Outdoor Fitness Level: Very Strenuous


Manchester, NH


United States

Attended
promeneur

Outdoor Fitness Level: Moderate


Nashua, NH


United States

Attended
Moving forward fm RI

Outdoor Fitness Level: Moderate


Smithfield, RI


United States

Attended
HikerBiker

Outdoor Fitness Level: Moderate to Strenuous


Londonderry, NH


United States

Attended
Russell

Outdoor Fitness Level: Moderate to Strenuous


Newtonville, MA


United States

Attended
damenard

Outdoor Fitness Level: Moderate to Strenuous


Kent , RI


United States

Attended
Bushwack

Outdoor Fitness Level: Strenuous


Hanover, NH


United States
PaceAlong

Outdoor Fitness Level: Moderate to Strenuous


Meredith , NH


United States

Attended
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