Mount Roberts Hike
52 With A View DATE: 01/08/2022 - 01/08/2022
Trip/Event Location: Moultonborough, NH
Max # People: 10
Trip Guiding / Event Fee: No, I will not be asking participants for money
Difficulty Level: Moderate
Join us for an intermediate hike to Mt. Roberts [2582’] in Moultonborough, NH. We’ll be taking the attractive and relatively easy Mt. Roberts Trail except for two steep sections. The trail...
Trailhead and parking area are on Ossipee Park Road in Moultonborough, NH. Ossipee Park Road starts on the northeast side of Rt. 171, 0.5 miles east of Rt. 109. Drive about 1.5 miles up Ossipee Park Road. Parking is available at the end of the road on the right. We’ll be driving a blue Toyota Tacoma truck. Click here for a Google map.
Gorgeous day on the trail and summit! I think I speak for many when I let out a boisterous cheer for the return of the Snow Miser! While this is a really low snow year, Mr. Polar Vortex delivered with the temps! I am almost certain I saw a glimpse of him in the snow-capped trees. The top hat was a dead giveaway. We’ll see more of him this week! We started with temps in in the teens and the sun warmed things up by noon.
Trail was packed down by other hikers. There was ice underneath the fresh snow so we used Spikes. Maybe one day this winter we can use snowshoes!
Lots of people out today, many with their dogs. It was cool talking to many other climbers and swapping notes with a member of the Lakes Region Search and Rescue Team. Thankfully abundant sunshine, no clouds, nor any wind contributed to a stellar day!
We had grand views across Lake Winnipesaukee when we reached the open ledges. Soon we were on the Mt. Roberts summit – not a particularly high or grand peak, but with impressive views north into the heart of the White Mountains including the Presidentials!
There are 60 photos in Album (Note: Move mouse pointer over larger pic and click on NEXT for better viewing)
What Members Are Saying About This Trip/Event
- Pity I missed this! - promeneur
promeneur Jan 10, 2022 at 6:51 AM
Comment: Pity I missed this!