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- Distance: 4.1
Location: 43.9936103820801, -71.183219909668
Hike N into under the forested shadow of Eagle Ledge
Location: 43.9967498779297, -71.1830062866211
Gently climb the SE flank of Haystack Mtn.
Location: 44.0032997131348, -71.188362121582
Cross Dry Brook over sturdy bridge in wooded gully
Location: 44.004150390625, -71.1830749511719
Turn L onto Moat Mtn. Trail, head N
Location: 44.0064506530762, -71.1849899291992
Break @ airy vista; look S at the Swift River rushing toward Conway with green hills tapering in all directions. Grab a snack before stout climb ahead.
Location: 44.0084190368652, -71.1888122558594
Loose rock; use caution
Location: 44.0109596252441, -71.1885375976562
Overlook to bald summits of Haystack Mtn. and Mt. Chocorua. Scant trail furrows NNW
Location: 44.0133514404297, -71.1905517578125
More scenery unfolds @ outcrop
Location: 44.0173606872559, -71.1934204101562
South Moat (2,772 ft.), the southern terminus of a long ridge connecting four peaks, with magnificent views of White Mountain National Forest. Retrace steps to your car