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Mt. Percival & Mt. Morgan - Fall Hiking

Mt. Percival Elevation: 2,212ft Mt. Morgan Elevation: 2,220ft   Trails: Percival, Crawford-Ridgepole and Morgan Trails Elevation Gain: 1,500ft Distance: 4.8 miles roundtrip Duration: 5.0 hrs Difficulty: Moderate The Terrifying Twenty Five List:  Mt. Percival Trail (Boulder Caves Route) Danger: High (caves, ledges, cliffs on trail)   Rock Scrambles : Boulder caves and rock scrambling - Class II Caves, ledges and ladders, oh my!!! Mt. Hale was originally the planned hike of the day, but when I met up with Sue and her son Nick, she said that Lisa wouldn't be able to make the hike due to illness. So we decided to hike to Percival & Morgan instead and headed out to the Squam Lake area.  I had hiked these two back in 2011 with the New England Over 50 Meetup group. But we hiked the looped trail in the opposite direction. We hiked it during the winter and we bypassed the Boulder Caves. I was eager to see what this hike was like during the mild season and I also need