Ammonoosuc Ravine Tr Loop

Ammonoosuc Ravine Tr Loop near Bretton Woods, NH


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9 miles
8hours
difficult
Hiking
Summer
Bretton Woods, NH
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This is a great day hike. In my opinion the best way to solo hike Mt. Washington. It only requires one car and you can spend a night in a hotel. The trail starts in the parking lot for the Cog Railway, its name is Ammonoosuc Ravine Trail. I dont have the exact mileage but the trip up is pretty steep. The Ammonoosuc river comes right off the side of the mountain and the trail switch-backs up the ravine. Its pretty cool, like walking next to a water fall. The trail will connect you to the Crawford Path/AT at Lake of the Clouds.

The Crawford Path will then take you to the summit. Hopefully it's a nice day and you can spend plenty of time at the top. On the way down you should take the AT/Gulfside Trail. If you have time I would go to the top of Clay, a small mountain in comparison but with a nice view.

The Jewell Trail is right before the Mt. Clay Summit Trail. This will take you down to the Cog Railroad parking lot. Its a nice loop and is difficult at the same time.

If you want you could always take a one way ride on the railroad which would cut the trip time in half.

Directions:

Take Rt. 302 North until you reach Base Station Road which will take you to the Cog Railway station.


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