Pinkham Notch, New Hampshire. Basecamp for hikers seeking to climb mighty Mount Washington and once home to legendary AMC hutmaster, Joe Dodge. It’s a magical place teeming with natural beauty and boundless options for outdoor adventure.
One epic, view-packed hike is the Boott Spur to Lion Head loop. This 8.3-mile, +3,900′ challenge-of-a-hike is known for its heady views of Mount Washington and panoramas into Tuckerman Ravine. C’mon and take a virtual hike with us!
The 8.3-mile hike leaves Pinkham Notch Visitor Center/Joe Dodge Lodge on the Tuckerman Ravine Trail. Image courtesy White Mountain Guide Online (start your free trial >>)
0.3 miles – Crystal Cascade
2.1 miles – View of Mount Washington from Harvard Rock
2.4 miles – Split Rock
3.3 miles – Boott Spur Summit
View of Southern Presidentials from Boott Spur Summit
3.9 miles – Lawn Cutoff Trail
5.0 miles – Lion Head
5.9 miles – Intersection of Lion Head Trail (summer route) and Tuckerman Ravine Trail
8.3 miles – Return to Joe Dodge Lodge
Time for some R&R! Those Adirondack chairs are looking mighty fine right about now.
What’s your favorite spot to explore in Pinkham Notch? Let us know in the comments below!