Trip report

Round Pond and Mt Klem Mt Mack loop

Half Day Hike DATE: 10/22/2022 - 10/22/2022

Trip/Event Location: Gilford, NH

Trip Leader(s): tdefauw , jkelaghan

Max # People: 10

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

Difficulty Level: Moderate

Join us for a hike to beautiful Round Pond in the Belknaps and to great views from Mount Mack and Mount Klem via a loop.    The hike is 6.4 miles round trip with 1200 feet of elevation

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Driving directions to the location and spot to meet at:

To get to the trailhead, please click “Directions” from the AllTrails link above, or in Google Maps put in “Wood Road Parking, Gilford, NH”. From Rt 11-A, you take Bickford Road to Wood Rd. We will be driving a dark grey Chevy Bolt, and I’ll send out my cell phone number a day or so before to those attending. If anyone wants to meet at Gunstock Resort 15 minutes before (and possibly consolidate the number of cars at the trailhead), let me know.   


Trip Report/Photos
Featured Photo

Thanks to Neil, Dave, Wayne, Woody, and Jim for joining us on this hike on a beautiful sunny day in the mid 60s.   We had a gentle walk up to Round Pond, where we enjoyed the views, before heading up to viewpoint out towards Lake Winnepesaukee near the spur trail to Mt Klem where we had lunch.  After lunch we did the spur trail to the wooded 2001 foot summit of Mt Klem.   On the way to Mt Mack (1945 feet) we passed by other great views, then back down to Round Pond and then back to the start.    Most of us then went out to dinner at the Italian Farmhouse in Plymouth that night, and we also decided to hike again the next day, walking a 5 mile loop via ski trails at Waterville Valley to the top of the Snow Mountain chairlift.    I added two pictures of Dave and Woody standing on the top of Elephant Rock at Waterville Valley as they were quite cool, it looks impossible to get up there from this side, but very do-able on the other side.    

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Members That Participated

tdefauw

Outdoor Fitness Level: Moderate to Strenuous


Plymouth, NH


United States
jkelaghan

Outdoor Fitness Level: Moderate


Plymouth, NH


United States
dnowell

Outdoor Fitness Level: Moderate


worcester, MA


United States
benj58

Outdoor Fitness Level: Moderate


Waltham, MA


United States
phoenix

Outdoor Fitness Level: Moderate to Strenuous


Somersworth, NH


United States
WMcAuliffe

Outdoor Fitness Level: Moderate


North Grafton, MA


United States
PaceAlong

Outdoor Fitness Level: Moderate to Strenuous


Meredith , NH


United States
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