Pack Monadnock Hike

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Length

1 day (10:00am – 2:00pm)

Meeting Location

Miller State Park
Peterborough, NH

Ratio

1:6
group classes run with a minimum of 4

Cost

$55 per person

Lodging

lodging is not included in course fee. students will be responsible for their own accommodations.

Gear List

all technical equipment will be provided. click here for items you will be responsible for bringing.

Miller State Park, Peterborough NEW HAMPSHIRE

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Pack Monadnock has always been an Eastern Mountain Sports Favorite for low impact winter hikes. True to our roots, this 2,290 foot summit has long been an inspiration for our vision of Winter Sports and our Passion for Outdoor Adventures.

Located at Miller State Park, Pack Monadnock offers a big mountain feel with little mountain efforts. Its trail network winds its way to a wooded peak with a fire/cell tower and views of the surrounding southern New Hampshire Mountains. The Majestic Monadnock Mountain can be seen to the west 12 miles away with its prominent rocky summit and surrounding hillsides. The summit auto road is closed during the winter months and affords hikes an easier way up or down than the surrounding wooded trails. The local Native Americans names it “Pack” to denote its “little” size, buts its views to the north including Mount Washington or its southern skyline including the city of Boston are grand. It once had a hotel at the peak near the fire tower, buts its history revolves mostly around the locals using this friendly peak for outings and recreation.

Most of the time we ascend the peak on the Wompac trail 1.4 miles to the summit through a wooded granite winding trail and descend on the Marion Davis Trail or the Summit Road. These three options are perfect for snowpack or hard ice trail conditions and are a perfect warm up for many of our longer hikes including its big brother to the West. We will use snowshoes or micro spikes to provide float and traction for this frozen terrain. Come explore winter hiking with our experienced guides and learn how we outfit and layer in order to have fun outside during the winter months!

Visitors are expected to pay the $4 per person admission fee by feeding the Iron Ranger in the parking lot off of Route 101. So please plan accordingly and bring 4 one dollar bills to help support all the hard work New Hampshire State Park Systems do.

IMPORTANT: If you are booking alone for a group class your reservation is subject to change if minimum enrollment is not reached. Group classes are perfect for those with flexible schedules. Any class can be booked privately any day of the week. For information about private reservations please call 800-310-4504.

Cancellation Policy

Payment is due in full at time of reservation to secure your reservation. Events run rain or shine. Eastern Mountain Sports Schools reserves the right to cancel or reschedule events for low participation, weather or safety concerns at any time. We will try to give as much advance notice as possible, but may not always be able to give much advance warning, especially for weather cancellations. Cancellations or schedule changes 8 days or more prior to the event start date will be fully refunded or credited with no penalty. Reservation changes of any kind within 7 days of the event start date will not be refunded and you will not be allowed to carry over deposits to future events. For participants 17 or younger, a parent must sign a waiver form prior to climbing. If you have any questions please call 800-310-4504. We will be more than happy to review our cancellation policy with you.

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