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Whitecap Mountain - Hiking

Maine, United States

By lydia.crawford

Whitecap Mountain Statistics

Elevation gain

2,864 meters

What are the activities at Whitecap Mountain ?


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Why choose a trail at Whitecap Mountain?

The Whitecap Mountains is a ski resort located in the Town of Anderson, Iron County, Wisconsin (postal address Upson, Wisconsin, and located west of Montreal, Wisconsin). It has a 400-foot (120 m) vertical drop with 43 ski trails which are serviced by nine lifts. The runs are spread out over three mountains and 500 acres (2.0 km2) of terrain. The mountains are nestled in the ancient and picturesque Ponokee Mountain Range just sixteen miles off of the southern Lake Superior shoreline. The terrain is diverse enough to accommodate skiers of all difficulty levels.

The Whitecap Mountain is located in Maine and is a popular tourist destination. The mountain is known for its stunning views, and visitors can enjoy hiking, skiing, and snowboarding on the slopes. The summit of the mountain can be reached by car, and there is also a chairlift that takes visitors to the top. The Whitecap Mountain is a great place to spend a day or weekend with friends or family.

What are the services on site?

Rate & open hour

Access fee $ 0.00

From sunrise to sunset


What are the coordinates and address of Whitecap Mountain?

Whitecap Mountain
Whitecap Mountain, Alberta T0E 0C0, Canada

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Starting Point

The easiest way to get to the start of the trails at Whitecap Mountain is to drive to Millinocket, Maine and take Route 11 north for about 15 miles. You will see a sign for Whitecap Mountain on the left and you will turn left onto a gravel road. The road will take you all the way to the summit of the mountain.

Why visit Whitecap Mountain

The Whitecap Mountain in Maine is a great place to visit because of its stunning views and its many outdoor activities. The mountain is the perfect place for hikers, climbers, and skiers, and its summit offers incredible views of the surrounding area. The mountain is also home to several small lakes and ponds, which make for great swimming and fishing spots.

Is Whitecap Mountain in Maine a good place for the whole family?

There is no definitive answer to this question as it depends on what the family is looking for in a mountain. Whitecap Mountain is a great place for hikers, as there are a number of trails with varying levels of difficulty. The summit offers beautiful views of the surrounding area. There is also a small ski area on the mountain, which may be fun for some members of the family.

Things not to be missed

The best activities near Whitecap Mountain in Maine are hiking, camping, and fishing.

1. Hiking - Whitecap Mountain is a great place for a hike with its many trails that offer beautiful views of the surrounding area.

2. Fishing - The area around Whitecap Mountain is great for fishing with its many lakes and rivers.

3. Boating - Whitecap Mountain is located on the shores of Moosehead Lake, which makes it a great place for boating.

4. Wildlife Viewing - Whitecap Mountain is home to a variety of wildlife, making it a great place for wildlife viewing.

Where to eat?

1. The Lobster Pound, Southwest Harbor

2. Thurston's Lobster Pound, Bernard

3. Two Fat Cats, Bar Harbor

4. Jordan Pond House, Bar Harbor

5. Primo, Rockland

6. Ducktrap River Grill, Lincolnville

7. The Lost Kitchen, Freedom

8. Arrows Restaurant, Ogunquit

Let’s Answer Your Questions - FAQ

What is the elevation of Whitecap Mountain?

2864.00 M

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Is there an information center / service center / reception?

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Lydia Crawford, an extraordinary woman with an insatiable zest for life, has become an inspirational figure to many through her adventures and infectious good humor. Born and raised in a small town nestled in the mountains, Lydia developed a love for the outdoors at an early age. Her childhood was filled with hiking, camping, and exploring the wilderness, experiences that shaped her into the avid outdoorswoman she is today.

She life was a celebration of adventure, joy, and the great outdoors. She lived with a fierce determination to enjoy every moment and to share that joy with others. Her legacy is one of laughter, exploration, and an unwavering love for the natural world. Lydia's spirit continues to inspire those who knew her and those who discover her story, reminding us all to embrace life with open arms and a heart full of joy.

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