Appalachian Trail - Baldpate Mountain

Bethel, ME 04261

(5.8 miles round trip to West Peak; 7.6 miles round trip to East Peak; allow 7 hours round trip; challenging) Cross Route 26 and follow the white-blazed Appalachian Trail north, crossing Route 26. Entering the Mahoosuc Public Lands, the trail ascends steadily across the north slope to the open summit of West Baldpate (elevation 3, 680 feet). Turning north, the trail loses only 240 feet in altitude before climbing to East Peak, nearly a mile beyond. East Peak (elevation 3, 812 feet) offers outstanding views in all directions.
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