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Gap Mountain - Hiking


Gap Mountain Statistics

Elevation gain

2,149 meters

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Why choose a trail at Gap Mountain?

Gap Mountain, located in Troy, New Hampshire, United States, is a small monadnock with three summits ranging between 1,820 feet (555 m) and 1,900 feet (579 m) above sea level. The lower north and middle summits are mostly bald and offer panoramic views of the surrounding rural landscape and of the higher and more popular Mount Monadnock. The Metacomet-Monadnock Trail passes over the north and middle peaks. The higher southern summit is wooded with no views. The mountain, located entirely within the Gap Mountain Reservation managed by the Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests, is named for the cleft separating the south peak from the north and middle summits. The mountain is flanked by Mount Monadnock 3 miles (5 km) to the north and Little Monadnock Mountain 4 miles (6 km) to the southwest; the mountain's slopes drain to the east and south into the Millers River, thence into the Connecticut River to Long Island Sound. To the north and west, the slopes drain into the Ashuelot River, thence to the Connecticut River.

The Gap Mountain is located in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. It is a popular hiking destination, with trails that lead to the summit of the mountain. The views from the summit are spectacular, with 360-degree views of the surrounding mountains and valleys. The Gap Mountain is also a popular ski destination, with several ski trails on the mountain.

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What are the coordinates and address of Gap Mountain?

Gap Mountain
Gap Mountain, Troy, NH 03465, USA

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Starting Point

The Gap Mountain trails are located in Harts Location, New Hampshire. To get to the start of the trails, take Route 302 west from Bartlett, NH. The trailhead is located on the left side of the road, just past the intersection of Route 302 and Route 16.

Why visit Gap Mountain

The Gap Mountain in New Hampshire is a great place to visit for its natural beauty and hiking trails. The mountain has a summit that offers stunning views of the surrounding area. There are also several hiking trails that wind through the forest and up the mountain, providing a great workout and a chance to see some beautiful scenery.

Is Gap Mountain in New Hampshire a good place for the whole family?

There is no definitive answer to this question as it depends on the specific needs and interests of each family. Gap Mountain is a great place for hikers, offering beautiful views and plenty of trails to explore. However, it may not be ideal for families with small children who are not used to hiking long distances, as some of the trails can be quite strenuous.

Things not to be missed

The best activities near Gap Mountain in New Hampshire are hiking, camping, and fishing.

Hiking, mountain biking, fishing, and camping. Gap Mountain is a great place to hike with beautiful views of the surrounding area. There are also several mountain biking trails that wind through the forest. Fishing is popular on the Pemigewasset River that runs along the mountain, and there are several designated campsites for those who want to spend a night under the stars.

Where to eat?

1. The Summit House Restaurant - located on the summit of Mount Washington, this restaurant offers stunning views of the surrounding area.

2. The Alpine Club of Canada - nestled in the Canadian Rockies, this members-only club is known for its gourmet cuisine.

3. The Ritz-Carlton, Bachelor Gulch - situated in the heart of the Rocky Mountains, this luxury resort offers exquisite dining options.

4. The Hermitage Inn - located in the picturesque town of Woodstock, Vermont, this inn features a award-winning restaurant with seasonal menus.

5. The Greenbrier - this historic resort is located in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia and features several restaurants, including a AAA Four Diamond steakhouse.

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What is the elevation of Gap Mountain?

2149.00 M

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