|Hiking Trail Conditions Report|
||Hall Mountain, NH|
||Hall Mountain Trail, herd path, bushwhacks|
|Date of Hike:
||Wednesday, July 12, 2017|
|Parking/Access Road Notes:
||Small trailhead and parking area along the southern end of Podunk Road in Candia. |
||Dry Trail, Mud - Significant |
|Water Crossing Notes:
|Trail Maintenance Notes:
||HMT has a few large mud pits. |
||Mosquitoes and really annoying deer flies. |
|Lost and Found:
||I tried to approach this by continuing down Podunk Road from Bear Hill, but quickly encountered a gate which would have meant a long road walk, so I drive around to the southern end of the road.|
HMT is a wide, eroded snowmobile trail all the way up, nothing particularly challenging or notable.
Hall has two peaks. The NW peak has a register and the state park considers it to be the high point. It's reached by a very short herd path from the HMT.
The SE peak is a short, very open bushwhack from the height of land along HMT. There is a cairn and allegedly a benchmark which I did not locate. This peak is considered to be the actual high point. It seems to me like the register should be here instead, but it isn't.
Maps of the area only show the NW peak, which is north of the trail. The SE peak is south of the trail.
Disclaimer: Reports are not verified - conditions may vary. Use at own risk. Always be prepared when hiking. Observe all signs. Trail conditions reports are not substitutes for weather reports or common sense.