Trip report

Cannon Mountain Winter Hike

4000 Footer DATE: 03/06/2021 - 03/06/2021

Trip/Event Location: Lincoln, 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 to Strenuous

The observation tower reveals a fine panorama with a magnificent look at the Franconia Range across the notch!

Cannon Mountain (4100') is also known as Profile Mountain, referring to the

Driving directions to the location and spot to meet at:

From the Lincoln (Exit 32) continue following Route 93 North for another 9.6 miles to Exit 34B.  Cross under the highway and drive into the Cannon Mountain Aerial Tramway parking lot. Hiker parking is indicated on the left of the parking lots. Look for a blue Toyota Tacoma Truck. 

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A pretty rugged hike for a short one! We went up the Kinsman Ridge Trail that was a good cardio workout. Up and back was 4.2 miles and definitely perfect MicroSpikes snow. The forecast was for a crazy cold day with wind chill. But it ended up being very comfortable, with some chilly wind only at the summit. A little bit cloudy early on so the views weren’t visible until later, but the trail itself with great snow formations on the trees provided all the views one could ask for! The observation tower revealed a fine panorama with a magnificent look at the Franconia Range across the notch. We butt slid certain sections of the steep descent that was a lot of fun!

Mike and Jon

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