Saturday, Sep 14, 2019 9:00a -
Wellington Revere Beach Pkwy
Revere Beach Pkwy
Medford, MA 02155
< 21, Date Idea, Meetup, Social Good, Sports & Active Life
Total Elevation: 2,909 ft.
Elevation Gain: 2,162 ft.
Total Mileage: 6.8 miles
Total Time: Approx. 6 hours, depending on pace and amount of breaks.
Mount Cube, with open ledges on its north and south peaks, commands views both back down the valley towards Hanover, NH and ahead to Mount Moosilauke and the White Mountains beyond. This is the northern end of the long ridge stretching north from South Moose Mountain that forms the eastern edge of the Connecticut River valley. The pinkish-gray summit rocks are quartzite, the same hard ridge-forming rock that runs in a band from Lebanon, over Moose, up Lambert Ridge, and on to Cube. What to Bring: Required. No Exceptions. No Cotton or Rayon Clothing Either: Hiking boots. Sneakers are not allowed due to rocky ledges; Wool socks; Mid-layer, which can be a shirt, fleece and softshell pant; 2-3 liters of water; Food!
Optional, but Strongly Recommended: Hiking poles; Rain gear (top and bottom). These may or may not be required, depending on the weather forecast; Hat and sunglasses; Sunscreen; Bug spray; Personal first aid kit; Trail map; Gaiters