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Welch Mountain and Dickey Mountain Loop

Thornton, NH
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Fun quick hike

It's been a while since I did this hike and I forgot how fun it is. This will be a challenge for... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Ryan P
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Londonderry, New Hampshire
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Great moderate to difficult hike

Moderate because of the distance, difficult because of the dangerous slopes. This hike had plenty... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
royacres
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Concord, New Hampshire
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It's been a while since I did this hike and I forgot how fun it is. This will be a challenge for beginners for sure and it's a great test mountain to see if your ready to start on some of the smaller 4000 footers....More

Thank Ryan P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Moderate because of the distance, difficult because of the dangerous slopes. This hike had plenty of off the path places to break and eat. There was a dog that fell off the ledge the day we hiked. Don't forget the $5 for the parking.

Thank royacres
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Especially beautiful in the fall, this loop is a great hike for all ages! Go up Welch first and enjoy the spectacular view. It your feeling ambitious, continue on to Dickit. The ledges get a little tricky but doable. If you have had enough when...More

Thank Leslie R
Reviewed 30 July 2017

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

1  Thank Bob R
Reviewed 28 July 2017

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 10 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 5 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 17 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
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Liane M
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Response from bernie1935 | Reviewed this property |
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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