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Hedgehog Mountain - Winter Hiking

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Hedgehog Mountain (2,532ft) Elevation Gain: 1,500ft Trails: UNH Distance: 4.7 miles roundtrip Duration: 4.5 hr (includes stops for breaks along the trail, at the east ledge and at the summit) Difficulty: Moderate
Another NH 52 With A View! And views ga-lore! Such a beautiful trail with a moderate ascent and stunning views that rewarded us today! I met with friends Hawaii-Girl-Cindy and Dwight at the Market Basket in Lee, NH. From there I carpooled with them up to the UNH trailhead on the Kancamagus Highway via routes 125 and 16. On the ride up we couldn't believe our luck, the sun out and not a cloud in the sky!
We arrived at the trailhead parking lot and got started on the trail right away. I purposely picked this mountain/trail as the Over 50 Meetup group had hiked this just yesterday and I knew that the trail would be well broken in. We had our snowshoes with us but only MicroSpikes were needed. The trail was like a sidewalk, amazing!
We hiked this looped trail clockwise. The trail gra…