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Wildcat Range, New Hampshire

Check off two more 4,000 foot peaks on your Northeast 111er list... and ski down if the right season!
Difficulty: Moderate
Length: 7 miles
Duration: Half day
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Overview :  This is a fun spring ski descent if you time it right. Climb up the ski slopes and ditch your ski gear in the woods at the top of the... more »

Tips:  To find the ski resort just follow the plentiful signs on route 16 in Pinkham Notch about 20 miles north of Conway. Parking is free... more »

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Points of Interest

1. Wildcat Ski Resort Parking Lot

Free to park here. Head up any of the trails if the resort is closed. If it is still open like it was when I went head up to the furthest one to climbers left to stay away from the crowds and keep to the side of the trail.

2. Wildcat "A"

At 4,422' this summit looks deep down into Carter Notch and across at Carter Dome.

3. Lookout from Summit of Wildcat "D"

Wildcat "E" (4,041') is the slight detour in the track through the thick brush to a smaller peak of Wildcat "D" that they used to think was the highest point. I put it in this track for good measure. Now they believe Wildcat D is higher at 4,062 feet. After taking some photos from the lookout of the Presidential Range across the valley slip... More