Backpack: Three pond Area ( Beginner ) Level 1
2 Days 1 Night out in the woods.
Meet at Hannaford at 2pm.
Drive over to the trail head on Route 118 Leave a couple of cars.
Drive to the Three Ponds Trail Head.
Arrive at the trail head and hike into the Three Ponds shelter Via Cape Mtn trail for (.04miles) turn right on Three Ponds Trail (2.0miles). Drop off packs at the shelter were we will be staying for the night and head out and explore the ponds and watch for wildlife. Moose hopefully..:-)
Special Note: Cause we will be staying in a shelter. tents are not needed. 45 degree sleeping bag at minimum.
AMC #4 Moosilauke - kinsman K:3
Hiking Distance: 2.4miles
Hiking time: 2 hours
Elevation gain: 500ft
Hike Out: Instead of walking the same path on the return we will continue on the Three ponds trail for (3.5miles) to a dropped car on route 118. This way will take us past all three ponds and through a valley on the descent. Elevation gain 500ft Descend 1,100ft
Standard Summer Backpacking gear. Gear list is posted on the files section of the groups site.
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