Hiking Mount Field – Crawford Notch, NH

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Mount Field is a 4,340 foot mountain in the Willey Range in Bethlehem, NH. It is most often hiked in combination with Mount Tom and Mount Avalon, and also frequently summited with Mount Willey. It is the tallest mountain in the Willey Range and features a wooded summit that has views towards Mount Washington.

Height: 4,340 feet (1,322.8 Meters)

Distance: 5.8 Miles Round Trip (9.33 Km)

Elevation Gain: 2,550 feet (777.4 meters)

Duration: 3-5 hours

Difficulty: Intermediate

Trail Map

Mount Field Trail Map

Trails

Avalon Trail, Willey Range Trail – 5.8 Miles Round Trip – 2,550 feet elevation gain

This trailhead is located in Crawford Notch at the train station directly across from Saco Lake. The trail begins with gradual elevation gain, crosses a couple rivers, and gets slightly more difficult once passing the junction of the Mount Avalon Trail.

Hiking Mount Tom and Field

Many people want to hike both Mount Tom and Field in a loop. Mount Avalon is also included in this loop, and is worth the 100 yard detour.

Total Mileage: 7.8 miles

Alternate Routes

Ethan Pond Trail, Willey Range Trail – 8.2 Miles – 3,500 feet elevation gain

This trail would summit Mount Willey as well, but would skip out on Mount Avalon.

Directions

To Parking at Crawford Notch Station:

Weather Forecast

Bartlett, NH

Tonight
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. West wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New snow accumulation of around one inch possible.

Wednesday
A chance of snow showers before 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26. Northwest wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

Wednesday Night
A chance of snow showers after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. West wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

Thursday
Snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33. Southwest wind 20 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

Thursday Night
Snow showers. Cloudy, with a low around 19. West wind 25 to 40 mph, with gusts as high as 50 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 7 inches possible.

Friday
Snow showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 21. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.

Friday Night
A chance of snow showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 7. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New snow accumulation of less than half an inch possible.

Pictures

Mount Field Views Mount Avalon Mount Field Summit

Max DesMarais
Max DesMarais

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