Trip report

Mount Sunapee Hike

Hiking/Walk DATE: 10/11/2008 - 10/11/2008

Trip/Event Location: Newbury, NH

Trip Leader(s): Gandalf

Max # People: 15

Trip Guiding / Event Fee:

Difficulty Level: Moderate

Newbury, NH is about 2 hours from Boston (100 miles) so carpooling is strongly recommended.

This will be a moderate hike for about 5 hours. Dress in layers, bring lunch, plenty of water and a

Driving directions to the location and spot to meet at:
Trip Report/Photos
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Mike, Jon, Rick, Rich, Stephen, Carlos, Ram, Tedd, Jim, James, Doug and Anthony hiked up Mt. Sunapee (2,726') last Saturday.

We went up the Andrew Brook Trail - it went to Lake Solitude. We hung out at the lake for awhile to soak up the views.  

We then pushed on to the summit because White Ledge was too crowded. The highlight from the top was the great view of the lake with the fall foliage and this distant view of Mt. Moosilauke and Franconia Notch. We had lunch on a picnic tables on the deck of the summit lodge. 

We then came back down and soaked up the sun at White Ledge above Lake Solitude before heading down for good. It was about a 7 mile round trip hike and took about 5 hours, including all break time, which was about 2 hours worth, so this hike was extremely easy. Here are some pictures.

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What Members Are Saying About This Trip/Event

  • Thanks for a great hike, Mike! Couldn't have been a more perfect day or group of guys. By the way, I'm Stephen...I think we've met before...see caption on 2nd picture (and that's Doug, not Bruce, on the left). lol - shep5
  • My first outing with GO. Signed up as a full member and it was worth it on the first trip. Had a great time and look forward to making many more new friends along the way. Thanks Everyone. See you soon. And Carlos got it right I thought there was going to be some skinny dipping at the pond lol. - AJDME
  • Great weather, great company, great foliage. If only Mike had jumped into the Pond of Solitude... - JPHiker

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