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Gap Mountain

Intermediate

Trail

2.6 mile 4.3 kilometer out and back
82% Runnable
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 602' 184 m
Descent: -602' -184 m
High: 1,808' 551 m
Low: 1,243' 379 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 9% (5°)
Max Grade: 54% (28°)

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Trail shared by Jay Flynn

A great little summit route with views of Mt. Monadnock and the surrounding valley.

Jay Flynn

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Overview

Gap Mountain is a great little summit located in Troy and managed by Monadnock State Park. This a great trail for a quick run with some steep portions especially toward the top, but the views of Mount Monadnock and the surrounding valley are worth the trip!

Description

This is a great smaller summit trail. The route is well-marked as it travels through the woods of Troy on the way to scaling Gap Mountain. From the summit, there are nice views of Mt. Monadnock and the surrounding valley. The last .35 miles of the trail gets a little steep with some rocks and built stairs. This is a great quick run and a decent workout with rewarding summit views.

Flora & Fauna

Wild blueberries on summit make for great snack when in season.

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Summit with view of Monadnock.
Aug 14, 2016 near Troy, NH
Toward the summit.
Aug 14, 2016 near Troy, NH
Wild blueberries.
Aug 14, 2016 near Troy, NH
Trailhead.
Aug 14, 2016 near Troy, NH

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