Mount Kearsarge (Sunapee Region) Climber's Log

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JRaphaelson - Feb 1, 2016 12:47 am Date Climbed: Jan 31, 2016

Barlow to Wilmot  Sucess!

Decent peak with good views minus the tower.


nartreb - May 28, 2015 1:51 pm Date Climbed: May 24, 2015

So nice I went up twice  Sucess!

More than halfway to the top, I realized I'd left my hiking pole somewhere... found it about thirty feet from the trailhead.

Fun little peak with a steep scrambly trail. The active firetower on the summit helps make up for the crowds and machinery up top. Sort of a cross between Monadnock, Pack Monadnock, and Pawtuckaway.

Great day for wildflowers, found lots of rhodora to the north of the summit.

Went up from Winslow park side: up the winslow trail (twice, plus down once) which is steep like Monadnock's White Dot; then down the Barlow which is longer and less steep but still very rough and rooty, so you don't save any time.

These trails would be nasty when wet; the rock here is a fine-grained self-polishing type, unlike the rough granite found on many NH peaks.


chilkoot - Oct 19, 2014 10:36 pm Date Climbed: Oct 17, 2014

Great little peak  Sucess!

Hiked the Lincoln Trail on a beautiful Fall Friday. There were no hikers on the trail the whole way up and back, though I saw a few on the summit who had come up from the other side. Outstanding views of Monadnock, Ascutney, the Greens and the Whites.


joseyinnet - Jun 8, 2013 12:44 pm Date Climbed: Jun 1, 2013

hot and hazy  Sucess!

Nice way to get out of the city for the day.


StoneWall - Jul 27, 2012 6:44 am Date Climbed: Jul 14, 2012

Barlow Trail  Sucess!

Good hike with great views


technicolorNH - Oct 6, 2011 3:00 am Date Climbed: Aug 3, 2011

Good training hike  Sucess!

Most of the time when I do this hike I go up from the north parking lot to the summit then down to the southern parking lot or southern park entrance and then back again. It's about 30 minutes from the north parking lot to the summit.

speakorspasm - Nov 16, 2010 11:08 am

Wilmot/Barlow  Sucess!

Easy solo hike for the purpose of breaking in a new pair of boots. Quiet on a Friday, but the buzzing antenna on top bummed me out a bit.

Brian Kalet

Brian Kalet - Apr 17, 2009 12:40 pm Date Climbed: Apr 16, 2009

Barlow Trail  Sucess!



km_donovan - Jul 29, 2007 11:28 am Date Climbed: Jul 27, 2007

Wilmot Trail & Barlow Trail  Sucess!

Nice little hike.


jpvt - Aug 9, 2006 3:46 am Date Climbed: Sep 20, 2001

barlow trail  Sucess!

hiked this during my days at colby-sawyer..


BearQueen - Feb 24, 2006 1:07 pm

Barlow Trail  Sucess!

Climbed with Eastking on a perfect day!


EastKing - Apr 26, 2003 9:53 am

Route Climbed: Wilmot Trail, Barlow Trail Date Climbed: 6/7/01, 5/10/03  Sucess!

This past weekend I came up the WIlmot Trail, and descented the Barlow Trail. This is the proper way to do this hike. The footing on the Wilmot Trail is much poorer and steeper than the Barlow Trail.

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