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Flume Slide Trail

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3.0 mile 4.8 kilometer point to point
72% Runnable
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Elevation

Ascent: 2,369' 722 m
Descent: -33' -10 m
High: 4,219' 1,286 m
Low: 1,883' 574 m

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Avg Grade: 15% (9°)
Max Grade: 81% (39°)

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A difficult but rewarding climb that connects with Franconia Ridge Trail and Liberty Spring.

Tanner Baloh

Features River/Creek · Views · Wildlife

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This trail actually connects with Liberty Spring about 0.6 miles from the Liberty Spring Trailhead. The first two miles contain very little elevation gain and are a nice warmup. There are a few stream crossings that could be tricky based on water level, but nothing crazy. The final half mile is almost entirely scrambling/climbing. It's a difficult stretch that can be dicey in spots, especially if wet, but also can provide excellent views. Once connected to the Franconia Ridge Trail, it's a short run to the top of Mount Flume. If starting at the Liberty Spring Trailhead, this trail makes for a nice loop that involves summiting Mount Flume and Mount Liberty and descending back down Liberty Spring.

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in New Hampshire

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