Mount Moriah, New Hampshire
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To explore New Hampshire properly, you can not climb Mount Moriah. It is an unpopular mountain certainly, but has a lot to offer hikers. From its summit, the panorama is truly exceptional in all directions. This mountain is a destination not to be missed to live a beautiful sensation. A true jewel for nature lovers.
All about Mount Moriah
Mount Moriah is ranked 41st of the highest mountains in New Hampshire at 1234 m high. It's a small mountain, but it's a place that will delight hikers looking for a better route. It is even a favorite for those who have already tried the experiment. What makes Mount Moriah so successful is its perfect bare top for those who are looking for a quiet and peaceful place.
Directions to follow
On Route 16 near the town of Gorham, you have a parking lot which is the starting point for your hike. Then continue on the Stony Brook Trail. During the ascent, you will cross a stream. Subsequently, the trail climbs again without presenting technical passages. After 5 km of effort, you are at an intersection with the Carter-Moriah Trail. Take the path on the left and another path on the left to reach the summit. A series of rocky capes adorn the trail while offering panoramic views. After a distance of 2 km, a last intersection awaits you. Take the path to the left and you are at the top of Mount Moriah. From there, enjoy a full view of the Presidential Range from the Washington and Jefferson Mountains to Mount Madison via Adams. To go down again, take the same paths. Allow about 6 hours to complete the 16 km round trip.
Parking at Mount Moriah is completely free. With its trails open year-round, it is possible to bring your dogs on a leash.