First Stream Crossing
Cannon Mtn. with its prominent tower
Mossy Falls Brook
Mt. Moosilauke's lofty summit seen behind Mt. Blue
Looking back where I came from....North Kinsman
Spectacular view across Franconia Notch to the barren, slide-scarred Franconia Ridge
Loon Mtn. and its ski trails with Mt. Shaw in the Ossipee Range in the back
Reaching Kinsman Ridge Trail
Approach to link up with the former trail
Reaching the new trailhead parking lot was plowed....
North Kinsman Ahead
...or it appeared to be with all the vehicles in the lot when I arrived. I have a 4WD and I'm glad I did. The lot was so full I parked in the snow.
My next destination...South Kinsman
South Kinsman Summit with large cairn and near 360-degree views