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Hike Sandwich Dome / Sandwich Mountain

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Sandwich Mountain Information

Elevation: 3,993 feet (1,215 meters)
Prominence: What is Prominence? 1,200 feet (365 meters)
Location: Sandwich, NH
Range: Sandwich Range
Coordinates: 43°54.02' North     71°29.89' West
Rating: How do the ratings work? Moderate (compared to a 4,000 footer)
Features: Can be a loop hike, Limited summit views, Peak bag What is Peak Bagging?, Drakes Brook water crossing
Distance of highlighted hike below: 8.6 miles with Jennings Peak and Noon Peak.

Sandwich Mountain or Sandwich Dome as some call it, is a 3,993 foot mountain in Sandwich, NH in the White Mountains. It is located in the Sandwich Range. The mountain i flanked to the northeast by Mount Tripyramid and by Mount Weetamoo on the southwest.

You can peak bag Sandwich Dome along with Jennings Peak and Noon Peak by making a loop hike with the Sandwich Mountain Trail and the Drakes Brook Trail.

For peak-baggers:
Jennings Peak is 1.3 miles from the summit of Sandwich Mountain
Noon Peak is 1 mile from the summit of Sandwich Mountain

Lists Sandwich Mountain are on: = A patch is available for this list
     New Hampshire Hundred Highest
New England Hundred highest
New England Hundred highest in Winter season
52 with a View


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Photo taken from the summit of Sandwich Dome on 7-30-2014.

Sandwich Dome Trail Maps Top

The map below shows how to get to the summit of Sandwich Mountain as well as Jennings Peak and Noon Peak.

From the Sandwich Mountain Trail / Drakes Brook Trail Trailhead parking area on route 49, hike up the Sandwich Mountain Trail for 2.8 miles (going over Noon Peak). You will arrive at a junction with the Drakes Brook Trail on the left. If you hike on for a few more feet, you will come to a small junction with a spur trail on the right leading up to Jennings Peak. You can choose to hike up this 0.2 mile section to enjoy wonderful views on the peak or avoid it.

Continue along the Sandwich Mountain Trail for 1.1 miles (passing a junction with the Smarts Brook Trail at 0.5 miles) until you reach the summit of Sandwich Mountain.

To head back down to the parking lot retrace your steps for the last 1.1 miles on the Sandwich Mountain Trail until you come to the junction with the Drakes Brook Trail. Take the Drakes Brook Trail on the right for 3.2 miles until you reach the parking lot (you will pass a junction after 2.8 miles with Fletcher's Cascade Trail.)

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Click to download PDF Trail Map of Sandwich Dome / Sandwich Mountain


Sandwich Mountain Photos Top

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Views from the summit of Sandwich Mountain on 7-30-2014.


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Along the Sandwich Mountain Trail on 7-30-2014.

Sandwich Dome Driving Directions Top

These are driving directions to the Drakes Brook / Sandwich Mountain Trailhead Parking lot
Take exit 28 off I-93 North onto NH49 towards NH 175 Campton / Waterville Valley. Drive 0.3 miles and turn right onto NH-49-East. (Route 49 is Valley Road). Drive roughly 10 miles until the small parking area on the right side of the road. If you reach the Waterville Campground or Tripoli Road (both on the left), you went too far.

If you have a GPS, you can put in Waterville Campground and just know to stop just short of that on Route 49 to the parking lot.

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