Saturday, Mar 31, 2018 9:00a -
Wellington Station Busway
Medford, MA 02155
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Hancock Loop Trail is a 9.1 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Lincoln, New Hampshire that features a waterfall. The trail is rated as difficult and primarily used for hiking, camping, and birding. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash. This is a fun loop trail to two 4,000 foot peaks in New Hampshire. There aren't any crazy great views but you'll get glimpses towards the Tripyramids, Carrigain of each mountain from the others summit.
Elevation Gain: ~2,500 ft.
Total Mileage: 9.1 miles
Total Time: Approx. 8 hours depending on pace and amount of breaks.
What to Bring:
Winter hiking boots preferably Insulated hiking boots (200g or 400g Thinsulate). (Required)
EXTRA LAYERS OF HIKING CLOTHES. NO cotton, since “Cotton kills.” Please wear wool or synthetics: socks, base layer (top and bottom), mid-layer (such as a long-sleeved shirt and a fleece and a soft shell pant) hat, gloves (preferably mitten as they conserve heat better), and a jacket. (Required)
Balaclava or ski mask (Required)
Insulated gloves (Required)
Extra pair of socks (Required)
Hiking poles (optional)
1-2 liters of water
Snacks and food, chocolate, trail mix e.g.
YOU ARE NOT ALLOWED ON THIS HIKE WITHOUT REQUIRED GEAR.
As a condition of your voluntary participation in this activity you acknowledge and agree to the following: this activity involves inherent risks that can cause property damage, injury, illness, disability, and/or death to participants and/or others; you assume all risk associated with this activity; you are responsible for having the necessary knowledge, skills, abilities, clothing, and equipment to safely participate in this activity.
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