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Mt. Moosilauke Carriage Road

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4.5 mile 7.3 kilometer point to point
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Intermediate/Difficult

Elevation

Ascent: 28' 8 m
Descent: -3,081' -939 m
High: 4,810' 1,466 m
Low: 1,752' 534 m

Grade

Avg Slope: 13% (7°)
Max Slope: 34% (19°)
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Trail shared by alpineclimb Cormier

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An old Carriage graded road ranging from 5-15' wide. 5.2 mile to the summit from the parking lot

alpineclimb Cormier
Type: Backcountry or Sidecountry

Need to Know

This is above tree line for the last 0.8 miles.

Description

This line is 5' to 15' wide and never too steep. It can be narrow at points with some large water bars. Use caution in the shoulder seasons not to get ejected! 10.2 miles round trip if you hit the 4800' summit.

History & Background

A long winding old access road led by carriages and horse up until the early 20th century. Used to access an old hotel near the summit of the south peak.

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Mar 2, 2019
Richard Knight
I descended Carriage to Snapper to Gorge Brook. Trail was too narrow for my skill level, I would rate it difficult. Great snow though!
Nov 30, 2018
Bill Westervelt
Breezy point Parking lot is moved down the road 1/2 mile. First mile or so has plenty of blowdown and creek crossings. Conditions good above that. 11mi
Nov 19, 2018
Chris Trembley
Trail had thin coverage for the first mile. Gets interesting from the camp misery bridge. Trail was a blast, narrow for a snowboard, but fun as heck! 10.5mi — 4h 00m
Dec 29, 2017
Mac Weiler
Skin up ski down with griffin. Awesome conditions. Fresh snow. One icy section about 2/3 up. 4.5mi
Jan 31, 2017
Max Bond
Awesome! Coverage above the tree line was extremely wind-blown and thin, so watch out for rocks. Good layer of ice as a base beneath fresh snow. 10.2mi — 4h 30m

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