Boott Spur Link is definitely not for the faint of heart.
Joining the Boott Spur Trail and the Tuckerman Ravine Trail, Boott Spur Link travels directly down the west side of Tuckermans Ravine.
If coming from the Boott Spur Trail, hikers will find themselves looking down an incredibly steep incline...which can only be hiked by weaving back and forth from cairn to cairn.
After a short distance of traveling via cairns, hikers will begin to hike/boulder down to the Tuckerman Ravine trail.
Although the hike itself is short, it is very steep, and can be quite challenging. Check the weather before heading out, and make sure you bring appropriate clothing (i.e. no cotton!). Conditions above treeline on Mt. Washington and the Presidentials are nothing to fool around with...even in the middle of summer, it can get very cold.
Be prepared and have fun!
Leaving the Pinkham Notch Visitors Center:
Follow the Tuckerman Ravine Trail for approx. .8 miles, until you reach the Boott Spur trailhead on your left. After roughly 2.3 miles on the Boott Spur Trail, Boott Spur Link will appear on your right...the trail is roughly .6 miles, and circles back around to the Tuckerman Ravine Trail.
Going this direction will allow you to hike DOWN the Boott Spur Link Trail. If you are up for a challenge and want to trek UP...
Follow the Tuckerman Ravine Trail for 2.4 miles (right out of the Pinkham Notch Visitors Center). Once you reach the Hermit Lake Shelters, the Boott Spur Link trail sign can be seen off to the left of the tent platforms and shelters.
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