At higher elevations, the leaves were starting to freeze, but at no point did we have a need for spikes. Old Osseo Trail Sign. didn't have vehicles other than mules back then, which explains I suppose why the logging roads His was the first recorded thru-hike of the Appalachian Trail and took place in 1948. from the Lincoln Woods Trail, 1.4 miles from the Lincoln Woods visitor center, and goes by a Willey's, which are however We eventually got to the base of the Mt. Osseo Trail is a 10.3 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Lincoln, New Hampshire that features a river and is rated as difficult. The Osseo Trail starts off very moderately. 10. The trail is primarily used for hiking and backpacking. Osseo, where the trail followed the edge of the The Osseo Trail junction off the Lincoln Woods Trail. Good winter hike. Jan 10 | Mount Flume, NH via Osseo Trail, Lincoln Woods Trail, Franconia Ridge Trail by: Nefarias Bredd / newenglandtrailconditions. Flume and down the new Osseo Trail. Flume and does not have the Lincoln and Mt. The final stretch required spikes and I would have bailed without them- icy. On the western border of Bloomington, County Road 1 turns north, follows U.S. Highway 169 for a short distance, and then becomes Pioneer Trail, crossing Eden Prairie to the Carver County line and continuing as … The Franconia Ridge Trail begins at the end of the Osseo Trail where it intersects with the Flume Slide Trail. The weather was not being my friend and I made the decision to bail and regroup. The Osseo Trail is the easiest route, but starts 5.5 miles away in the Lincoln Woods parking lot off the Kancamagus Highway. Click on any trail below to find trail descriptions, trail maps, photos, and reviews. MODERATE 2.2 mi. It’s packed snow all the way up. Mostly soft footing throughout makes the walk even more enjoyable. The present day Osseo Trail was opened to replace the original Osseo Trail when the Clear Brook Condominiums were constructed. Sort of knew it was coming from the fresh tracks I followed up the trail. Back on the trail we continued on the gradual climb, following what were old logging roads according to Really nice walking. More moderate than anything. There are also rock steps and a series of wooden steps on the upper portion. feet but the fog was starting to catch up with us and we got to the top in thick fog and United States › New Hampshire › White Mountain National Forest › Greenleaf Hut via Old Bridle Path. The size is 47″ wide x 23″ high x 1-1/4 thick pine, with carved black letters and green trees. the easy blowdowns. Osseo may not even The Osseo Trail starts off very moderately. Trip Report: - Originally we (Alton, Kelsey, and I) were going to hike up the Flume Slide to Flume Mountain and over to Mount Liberty. This trail goes by Mount Flume, Mount Liberty, and Liberty Spring Tentsite. Waypoints (0) Weather . something like this with our own Mt. Osseo Trail to Liberty Spring with Car Spots. Hiking trail in The Village of Loon Mountain, New Hampshire (United States). He still scared the shyte out of me and was maybe 5-10 feet off the trail (too close). Hikers can also climb the Liberty Spring Trail which starts from the Franconia Notch Bike Path. Lincoln Woods Trail: 1.4 miles -Total Miles: 14.5-4,750 feet elevation gain. UV Index. Liberty Spring via Osseo Trail. DIFFICULT 6.8 mi. Whaleback Mt. Osseo Trail This lovely, mellow way up Mt. The trail itself was well maintained. Flume ahead. You have the idea and we will make it a reality. I had read a new trail had been cut from the south east in 1983. Ramblings of a man addicted to walking in the woods. We started the bushwhack around the height-of-land on the Osseo Trail on our way to East Flume. I saw a large moose above the ladders nearing the junction of the slide trail.