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North and South Twin, Guyot, Bond, West Bond, and Bondcliff

Five 4,000 foot peaks in the Pemigewasset Wilderness in one long ridge traverse. Will make any peakbagger smile.
Difficulty: Strenuous
Length: 21 miles
Duration: Full day

Overview :  This very VERY long day will gain you 5 official 4,000 foot peaks in New Hampshire. You'll start off on the North Twin Trail to get... more »

Tips:  Haystack Road Trailhead:
Haystack Road heads south from Route 3 three miles west of where it crosses 302. This about 6 miles from I... more »

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Points of Interest

1. Haystack Road Trailhead

$3 per day to park here. Start off on the North Twin Trail from here.

2. North Twin Summit

This summit is wooded but there is a ledge on the summit that faces west for views towards Garfield.

3. South Twin Summit and Junction

Here you find the open summit of South Twin and also the junction between the Garfield Ridge trail heading to the West and continuing on the Twinway trail towards Mt. Guyot.

4. Mt. Guyot & Zealand Junction

Although this is not officially a 4,000 footer on any peak list because it is too close to Zealand to be considered a seperate peak it is still over 4,500 feet and has a nice open summit. If you continue East on the trail from Mt. Guyot you'll be able to also nab Mt. Zealand. If you have the energy I'd suggest doing this so you don't have to... More

5. West Bond Summit

This 4,526' peak offers great views towards Bond and Bondcliff from its summit ledges.

6. Mt. Bond Summit

This bare summit is 4,698' tall and offers great views towards Bondcliff south down the trail.

7. Bondcliff Summit

The summit of this peak is my favorite on this trip as it offers great photo opportunities of you and your friends sitting on the edge of massive cliffs.. if you have the stomach to do so!