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Mowglis Trail

Intermediate
 4.0 (4)

A moderate trail connecting the end of New Colony Rd with the summits of Firescrew and Cardigan.


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2.1

Miles

3.3

KM

76%

Runnable

3,135' 956 m

High

2,325' 709 m

Low

965' 294 m

Up

155' 47 m

Down

10%

Avg Grade (6°)

34%

Max Grade (19°)

Dogs Unknown

Features Birding · Fall Colors · Views · Wildlife

Runner Notes

Be careful of rocks and roots, as the trail is rough in places.

Description

From the end of New Colony Rd, head southeast and up to the ridge. At the intersection with Back 80 Trail, stay right and make your way south along the ridge.

Beyond Crag Shelter, continue south along the ridge passing the Manning Trail as you near the summit of Firescrew. Keep your eyes peeled for blazes and cairns in the steep area. Once past the summit, scramble up to the fire tower on top of Mt Cardigan.

Contacts

Shared By:

Simon Pendleton

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  4.0 from 4 votes

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#244

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#9,992

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Photos

Summit view
Jul 10, 2015 near Grafton, NH
Summit of Mt. Cardigan with fire tower (photo looking NW).
Jul 5, 2015 near Grafton, NH
West Ridge Trail near summit view southest toward Canaan, NH.
Aug 3, 2018 near Grafton, NH
Elwell Trail sign a short distance from Mowglis/Elwell junction.
Feb 10, 2018 near Grafton, NH

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