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We were lucky to choose a 75° slightly breezy day to give this mountain a go. The trail is lovingly maintained with areas of crushed stone, rocks to skip, logged steps and cautions for how to avoid paths or shaky areas. The climb is leisurely...More
Super easy hike, took about 45 min with a nice slow climb, nothing strenuous. Had 5 dogs with me and a 8yo and they loved it. Amazing views of the Squam Lake Region at the top! Must take the time for this-plus a great little...More
We used to vacation at RDC when our kids were little. This trip was just my husband and I and we stayed at the Squam Lake Inn and hiked west rattlesnake one afternoon. It is an easy hike— we saw folks of all ages up...More
The hike was relatively easy although it does start off going uphill. But it isn’t too bad. The view at the top is worth it. We were there for an hour and 20 minutes and we took our time enjoying the view at the top....More
Response from sarahordonald | Reviewed this property |
I do not have young children. I would got with the Boston, MA, reply. The trail has been updated with a lot of steps. I imagine smaller legs will need more time. No need for speed hiking. Always Bring water, snacks and... More
I do not have young children. I would got with the Boston, MA, reply. The trail has been updated with a lot of steps. I imagine smaller legs will need more time. No need for speed hiking. Always Bring water, snacks and bring your trash home. Have fun.
Response from lbballoons | Reviewed this property |
I am not really sure of the exact distance, but I would be inclined to agree with the folks who say it is less than two miles round trip. I did my last hike when I was in my mid sixties, and it was no problem at all.