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Welch Mountain and Dickey Mountain Loop

Thornton, NH
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This is NOT a moderate hike, and if you have Vertigo or afraid of heights do NOT go alone

What a spectacular hike... It starts out right next to a stream and you can hear it for a long... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Bob R
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San Francisco, California
Beautiful views.

My first hike in the White Mountains and it was moderate to difficult but worth every effort. Hand... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
mescand
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Astoria, New York
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a spectacular hike... It starts out right next to a stream and you can hear it for a long time... when you get to the first ledge overlooking the white mountains, you gasp at the beauty. Then the hard work start... If you are...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My first hike in the White Mountains and it was moderate to difficult but worth every effort. Hand over foot climbing in certain spots but you reach beautiful views. Just a note of thanks. I got a little cocky on the way down and took...More

Thank mescand
Reviewed 11 July 2017

I led a group trip in this area. We are intermediate to advanced hikers who hike all over America and even overseas. Here is my perspective from someone who has introduced many to the outdoors and uncovered hidden gems for those who are only familiar...More

1  Thank CarsonWorldwide
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

The route starts out near the river, which was quite high when we went. There was also a water all over the trail. The trail soon opened up onto fantastic views of nearby mountains. At that point you are hiking on steep, glacially smoothed out...More

Thank Odon8
Reviewed 21 June 2017

A great hike for able hikers and agile dogs. Views great about 1/2 way up so you can turn around early or go all the way for even better views.

Thank Trekandmore
Reviewed 29 January 2017

WARNING: To all the "Complainers" out there, the only thing to "complain" about is that there's NOTHING to "complain" about! My wife and I were looking for a place that would give us a little peace and quiet and we found a slice of heaven....More

Thank Joe V
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Easy climb, great views. Great for hikers of all ages and abilities. All exposes granite at the summit

Thank FredNH92051
Reviewed 12 December 2016

Took our 100 lb lab here for a hike in December to find wonderful, snow covered mountain trails. Still very accessible and beautiful. The hike loop is 4.5 miles to both Welch and Dickey mountains- the second mountain is a bit more strenuous but doable....More

Thank ADoucy1211
Reviewed 13 November 2016

Incredible views, but tricky this late in season. Ice on rock trail, fall leaves were making foot placement difficult. Love to omega back in season. There were some hard climbing across rock faces, but the views were worth it.

Thank Steve H
Reviewed 3 October 2016

We really enjoyed this sweet hike as a little sample of what New Hampshire has to offer...beautiful trees, creek, boulders, quiet, and a gorgeous view at the top.

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We took our 3 year old dog on this hike. It was not strenuous for him, but, when we got to the second peak, I wish I had put him on a leash because there are large boulders and crevices off trail that he explored and we got... More
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