Entry-level terrain with expert-caliber scenery—that’s the promise of this 4.4-mile, dual-summit hike in the southwestern foothills of the Whites. Ascend under hardwood canopy, then it’s all granite ledges to the summit of 2,605-foot Welch Mountain. Minimal exposure and easy scrambling broaden the appeal.
Miles from city center: 124
- Distance: 6.3
Location: 43.904231, -71.588974
Location: 43.905453, -71.588094
Turn R to hit Welch Mountain first.
Location: 43.919226, -71.575799
Summit of Welch Mountain (2,605 feet)
Location: 43.923074, -71.578825
Summit of Dickey Mountain (2,734 feet)