Distance: 4.3 miles
Time: 4 hours 15 minutes
Map: AMC White Mountains Trail Map Set
Parking: Kancamagus Highway parking lot, across from Passaconaway campground. $3 parking fee.
Pre hike breakfast: Local Grocer
Post hike dinner: Flatbread Company
Directions: AMC White Mountain Guide
Downes Brook Trail (very short), turn right on Mt. Potash trail to summit
This is also the same trailhead to reach Hedgehog Mountain
It was a very warm day for a hike.
Lots of frogs on this trail.
Year to date miles: 245.2
|This stream crossing wasn't difficult, but if water is higher, it might be.|
|We gave the dogs a chance to cool off whenever possible.|
|Taking a break to cool off|
|Crossing a woods road|
|Roots over rock slabs|
|We often found ourselves walking across steep rock slabs.|
|My mantra: Just run! Another steep slab.|
|A hot day. At the summit, we found a little shade, and made the dogs rest there.|