Tuckerman Ravine Trail to Mount Washington

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Tuckerman Ravine Trail to Mount Washington is a 7.1 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Gorham, NH that features a waterfall and is rated as difficult. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible from March until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail.

7.1 miles 3710 feet Loop

dog friendly

kid friendly

birding

hiking

ice climbing

nature trips

skiing

snowboarding

snowshoeing

trail running

walking

forest

river

views

waterfall

wild flowers

wildlife

muddy

rocky

scramble

snow

Classic glacial bowl, sweeping 2000 foot cliffs, skiers Trail has a very consistent steady rise and is nice and wide. This is a highly traveled trail year round. Thousands of skiers descend on the ravine each spring to catch the last of the snow and to party. Mount Washington can be a dangerous place simply because the weather can change in a minute and the heights are so accessible. Over 125 people have died on Mount Washington because they have not been properly prepared or not properly cautious. There is a list at the cabin describing each name, date and cause of death. Some people hike up with their sleds and slide down the ski trail. The trail follows a brook and water is available if you have a filter. There is a lovely waterfall near the start of the trail. There is a cabin and outhouse at the top. They are not heated.