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Glen Boulder - Solo Hike

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Shaka from Glen Boulder above Pinkham Notch!
Glen Boulder  (3,700ft) Trail: Glen Boulder Elevation Gain: 1,750 feet Mile: 3.2 roundtrip Duration: 3hrs, 20 minutes (includes stop along the trail and at the boulder) Difficulty: Easy to moderately strenuous Danger: Low to High (there are several water crossings, very slippery rocks, steep section, exposed rock scrambling, loose rocks along trail)
I almost didn't leave my house today because it was raining over it! LOL!
But I figured I’d just drive up north and check it out anyways. And I might as well since I was already packed. As I headed to North Conway, the skies gave way to sunshine and fluffy white clouds. I couldn’t believe how clear it was - weatherman wrong again! As I passed the Glen Ellis Falls trailhead I looked up and got a good view of the Glen Boulder and decided to give it a go. I had been curious about this glacial erratic for some time and wanted to see what it was all about. This would be a perfect short, steep hike to get …