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The Ramsey Trail
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The Ramsey Trail

 
The Ramsey Trail

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Location: New Hampshire, United States, North America

Lat/Lon: 43.78020°N / 71.5297°W

Object Title: The Ramsey Trail

Route Type: Steep Hike

Time Required: Less than two hours

Difficulty: Class 1

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Page By: EastKing

Created/Edited: May 1, 2005 / Aug 29, 2010

Object ID: 164876

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Approach

VIA RAMSEY TRAIL: From I-93 get of Exit 24 and head east through the town of Ashland. Stay on the road and take 26 east to Holderness. At about 2 miles you will at the town center of Holderness. Make a left onto Route 113 and head roughly 10 minutes on the road. Make a right on Pinehurst Road. The Ramsey Trail will be 0.7 miles on the left.


Route Description

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Distance (one way ) 0.4 miles
Elevation Gain: 400 feet


The Ramsey Trail is the steeper and more challeging alternative to the Old Bridle Path. Though much shorter, the steep trail often pack much less of a crowd then the Old Bridle Path. The trail steeply climb up the West Rattlesnake until it run into the Old Bridle Path just before the summit cliffs.

Essential Gear

In winter crampons are a good idea due to steep in icy conditions. In summer though no technical is needed. Remember to bring the bug repellant in May and June due to black fly season.

Miscellaneous Info

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Images

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