Hiking Mount Tom – Crawford Notch, NH

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Mount Tom is a 4,051 foot mountain in the Willey Range in Bethlehem, NH. It is most often hiked in combination with Mount Field, and also frequently summited with Mount Willey.

Height: 4,051 feet (1,234.7 Meters)

Distance: 5.8 Miles Round Trip (9.33 Km)

Elevation Gain: 2,250 feet (685.8 meters)

Duration: 3-5 hours

Difficulty: Intermediate

Trail Map

Mount Tom Trail Map

Trails

Avalon Trail, A-Z Trail to Mt. Tom Spur Trail

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

Zealand Trail: This route is 11.2 miles round trip and features 2,250 feet of elevation gain. The trailhead is off of Zealand Road.

Hikers can also choose to hike up Mount Willey, and across the Willey range to Mount Tom. There are multiple trailheads up Willey that can be used.

Mount Tom Views

Directions

To Parking at Crawford Notch Station:

Weather Forecast

Bartlett, NH

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 29. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

Tonight
A slight chance of snow showers after 5am. Mostly cloudy. Low around 23, with temperatures rising to around 29 overnight. South wind 15 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Saturday
A chance of snow showers before 7am, then a slight chance of freezing rain and rain and snow. Cloudy, with a high near 41. Southwest wind around 30 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of less than half an inch possible.

Saturday Night
Rain likely before 8pm, then a chance of snow showers between 8pm and 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. West wind 30 to 35 mph, with gusts as high as 50 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 24. West wind 15 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph. New snow accumulation of less than half an inch possible.

Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 17.

Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 30.

Pictures

Mount Tom Summit

Trail Junction Mount Tom

Max DesMarais
Max DesMarais

Max DesMarais is the founder of Hiking & Fishing. He has a passion for the outdoors and making outdoor education and adventure more accessible. Max is a published author for various outdoor and marketing websites. He is an experienced hiker, backpacker, fly fisherman, trail runner, and spends his free time in the outdoors. These adventures allow him to test gear, learn new skills, and experience new places so that he can educate others. You can read more about him here: hikingandfishing/about

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