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Vraiment magnifique !!! Le sentier est très beau dans une belle forêt. Et la vue est superbe, inoubliable. C'est à mon sens la plus belle randonnée que j'ai fait dans tout mon road trip. Je ne suis pas descendu pas le même chemin que la monté, on peut faire une boucle en passant par Ramsey trail et undercut path trail, (vert et blanc 50 mettre vers la droite sur la route pour rejoindre le parking), ce qui rend encore plus sympa la randonnée. On a vu sur le chemin des juvéniles de triton (salamandre orange avec des points rouge). Ça nous a prit 35 minutes pour monter et 1h pour descendre. Il y a beaucoup d'espace en haut pour s'assoir profiter de la vue, picniquer, s'allonger lire...

Amazing trail ! And probably the most beautiful view I have seen for such a short hike ! The trail is well indicated, and the space at the summit allowed us to stop for a while and admire the view. We came back using the Ramsey Path and the Undercut Trail (marked green then white), so it made a loop (you just have to right to come back to the parking lot). The way down was fun, and we saw a lot of salamanders. It took us 35 min to go up, and then 1h to come back using the loop.

hiking
3 days ago

This hike is pretty steep and I would say it's harder than all the other "moderate" hikes I've done from AllTrails. When we hiked this yesterday there were many fallen trees and it seemed like the path hadn't been maintained in a while. If it weren't for the markings we wouldn't have known where the path was at all in a few places.

A great trail, but be prepared for a challenge. Ascending either route up - via the Mt. Morgan Trail or Mt. Percival Trail - has challenging steeps near their respective summits. We chose to ascend Mt. Percival first, which ended up being the better route as the descent via Mt. Percival trail would’ve been much more difficult. “Caves” on Mt. Percival trail should be taken with care, and there are alternative routes up once you’re there but aren’t much easier.

Great payoff views and a nice challenging hike for intermediates, but not recommended for young kids or dogs.

Great trail. well marked great views.

For inexperienced hikers like me I’d recommend preparing a bit more before tackling this trail. We went up Morgan and down Percival, taking the ladders up, which was cool. I just don’t know if going down the caves was our best decision- it got a little dark and scary in those!

TRAIL WAS WELL MARKED AND MAINTAINED. GREAY VIEWS OF SQUAM LAKE. FELT LIKE A TRAIL MORE IN THE WILD THEN IT IS. THE RIDGE BETWEEN MT. TOPS IS A SHOULDER WIDE TRAIL THROUGH SPRUCE TREES ON ROCK. NICE SPRING WARM UP TRAIL.

Awesome one of my favorites

Great family hike, pretty busy trail!

Ladders, caves, and views! Took a little longer than expected.

hiking
1 month ago

Great trail, small water crossings. Spectacular views. Trial was not hard, you do need your microspikes towards the top for traction. There are some very slippery spots. The false summit has great views, but the true summit is spectacular. We did see a young bear, but he ran off as soon as he heard us.

Great hike. Broke trail after the last Nor'easter. Winds were strong for the first half then got above them. Easy breeze and temps in the 20s. Broke a snowshoe binding on the last steep stretch before the top. Super view over Squam. Came back down bare-booted in knee deep snow. would do it again in a heartbeat! Just with solid shoes!!

hiking
1 month ago

Wonderfull views toward the "Gold Pond"! Great at fresh snow with no crowd on the trail.

hiking
1 month ago

Really nice hike. Fairly rigorous but definitely a shorter hike for the area. The summit offers great views to the west.
There was a lot of snow and ice the last third of the way up. I’m looking forward to doing this again in the summer.

hiking
2 months ago

A bit muddy and the top 1/3 would be easier with spikes. Otherwise, nice hike. Saw coyote or wolf tracks at the top and bear tracks on the way down! Views were quite good.

hiking
2 months ago

Fresh snow fall trail.. View at the top was beautiful..

Great morning hike. Met all kinds of folks headed up as I was going down. All smart and wearing micro spikes. Finally a beautiful windless day to hike.

snowshoeing
3 months ago

Nice trail, no one on it. Starts off as hard wood slopes and at top Spruce and a lot of rocky ledges. Trail was icy today, you need traction. Moose tracks at very top.

4 months ago

Pretty easy hike. Not a very big summit but has exceptional views

hiking
4 months ago

A really nice hike through the woods, with some cool features along the way (a literal ladder drilled into rock, and some bounder caves to climb through!). There were some scrambles, and I would say it is deserving of the moderate rating. It took us about ~3 hours to do roundtrip. However, we did get lost for a bit, as some turns are not clearly marked off.

hiking
5 months ago

This hike can still be done easily without spikes. Almost no ice and got lucky: morning sun was warm and wonderful. A bit of crunchy snow on top. Roundtrip (up Morgan, down Percival) took us under 3 hours.

hiking
5 months ago

I'm sorry to see the last review before mine was 1 star. I found this brief out-and-back hike to be just wonderful. Original plan was to summit Doublehead and then trek across to Percival, but it was gusty and snow-sleeting so we only did the out and back. Trail is well marked and woods are beautiful. A couple somewhat steepish spots, but no scrambling. Would be a GREAT beginner hike. It took us 3 hours in wet, leaf-covered conditions with fresh 1/2 inch of snow.

Great hike. Lots of variety including caves, ladders, some steep sections, scrambling, etc. perfect day with my son, cousins, uncle and nephews.

This is NOT kid friendly- very steep and extremely rocky on last part. My friends with kids had to stop middle hike and go back.... was wet and slippery - fell twice
However beautiful and stunning!!!

Quick hike with a fantastic view! A new fav!

Myself and Rosa started kinda late morning. Nice solid path with many rest areas. We ran into picnic sites and the best part was at the bottom near the parking lot after we finished...there is a small river where we soaked our tired feet...super soothing.

Was unsure if we were on the right side of the road (Rattlesnake Mountain parking lot is across the street with the port-a-potty). Decided to go Mt Percival trail and loop around to Mt Morgan and back down (approx. 5 miles). Mt Percival trail gets very rocky towards the top; wouldn't recommend bringing kids, my dog had a hard time in spots. We ended up taking the Caves route, which lead us to the most beautiful view and right towards the trail leading to Mt Morgan.

Hiked 10/23 up Morgan, down Percival. 1st 2.4 miles wooded path rises gently with few short, steep spots. Steeper near top. Ladders/cave/scramble to Morgan peak a bit sketchy, but fun. Great Squam Lake views along Morgan Summit ridge and Percival summit. Descended Cliff trail to long, forested walk back to trailhead (parked @ empty Percival lot; least crowded of the 3 available)

A fairly easy hike. Very little climbing involved. I went up Morgan and down Percival trail. Shorter trip up that way, and the ladders are on the way up. Short walk along the road to return to the car. Great views of Squam lake, very few people on trail before 10 am. Enjoy!

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