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      AKA: White Mountain
      Land Status: National Forest
      Land Manager: U.S. Forest Service
      Skookumchuck Trailhead Parking google parking directions
      Disclaimer:
      For a detailed description of this region and all of its trails see the AMC's White Mountain Guide, P143 - P204
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      Region Details
      8 hike trails

      Region Status
      Caution as of Oct 11, 2021
      Local Trail Association

      Hike Stats

      State Ranking
      #6,586
      Trails (view details)
      8
      Trails Hike
      8
      Trails Trail Running
      2
      Total Distance
      23 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      8 miles
      Total Descent
      7,005 ft
      Total Vertical
      3,829 ft
      Reports
      3
      Ridden Counter
      532

      Recent Ride Log Activity in Region

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      • 0 hikes
      Yesterday
      • 0 hikes
      Past Week
      • 16 hikes

      Photos of Franconia Ridge & West Slopes

      14 |
      Jul 6, 2021 @ 4:57pm
      Jul 6, 2021

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditioninfouser
      AT - Franconia Ridge Trail
      Jul 2, 2022 @ 3:03pm
      Jul 2, 2022
      IdealJSampson1
      Falling Waters Trail
      Oct 9, 2021 @ 5:28am
      Oct 9, 2021
      Wetapapadimoulis
      AT - Liberty Spring Trail
      Apr 18, 2021 @ 7:07am
      Apr 18, 2021
      Snow PackedMuddy at the bottom and snowy as you get...Rto11

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #402712NicRaywishlisttrailFalling Waters Trail
      Aug 10, 2022 @ 6:20am
      Aug 10, 2022
      user #2918216JSampson1addreportAT - Franconia Ridge Trail
      Jul 6, 2022 @ 6:10pm
      Jul 6, 2022
      user #2199303Birdman123wishlisttrailFalling Waters Trail
      Jul 6, 2022 @ 1:43pm
      Jul 6, 2022
      user #1984735JjoyjjwishlisttrailAT - Liberty Spring Trail and 2 more
      Dec 10, 2021 @ 11:41am
      Dec 10, 2021
      user #1824366apapadimoulisaddreportFalling Waters Trail
      Oct 11, 2021 @ 2:58pm
      Oct 11, 2021

      Nearby Riding Areas

      namedistance
      Franconia Notch State Park 4 31.4 km
      Garfield Ridge and the North Slopes4 km
      Pemigwasset Wilderness 1 25.4 km
      Lincoln Woods 15.8 km
      Profile Trails-Dow-Fox Hill 20 22 11 26.5 km

      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Hike823 miles7,005 ft8 miles3,829 ft
      #6,5863253
      Trail Running28 miles4,432 ft5 miles3,294 ft
      #5,058327
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