Winter is coming . . . Kinsmans :)

Date of Hike: 11/18/17

Mount Kinsman Trail: 3.7 miles  /  Kinsman Ridge Trail: 2.6 miles  /  Mount Kinsman Trail: 1.6 miles  /  Bald Peak Spur: 0.4 miles  /  Mount Kinsman Trail: 2.1 miles
Total Miles: 10.4 (4,050 feet elevation gained)

 Old sugar house about a half mile in along the Mount Kinsman Trail

 Lower part of the Mount Kinsman Trail

Heading up an old woods road part of the trail

 Mossy Falls Brook

Bald Peak summit

Mount Moosilauke

This is a short old section of trail, the current trail swings around this part.  It's usually a wet mess, but with the snow and frozen ground I easily hike it

 Mount Lafayette and Lincoln as seen from North Kinsman

Kinsman Pond with Carpenter's Ridge leading up to Mount Lincoln in view

Looking to the south to Loon Mountain with the Sandwich Range off in the distance

 Shining Rock, Dry Brook Ravine, and Little Haystack

Cannon Mountain (left), Mount Lafayette and Lincoln 

 Hiking towards South Kinsman

Kinsman Ridge Trail

South Kinsman summit

South Kinsman summit area

Franconia Ridge as seen from North Kinsman

Hiking back down to the Mount Kinsman junction on the Kinsman Ridge Trail