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4000 Footer Hike : Mt. Waumbek & Starr King

Date and Time

Saturday, June 13, 2020, 8:00AM - 5:00PM


AMC Highland Center,
New Hampshire, White Mountains,


Registration is required for this activity.

(best time to call: 9am - 5pm, Monday - Saturday)


These hikes are designed for active, fit participants interested in summiting some 4000+ foot peaks in the White Mountains. Participants may be after the 48 peaks or just interested in some moderately challenging hiking in the White Mountains with a group. The program will commence Saturday morning with a welcome session where you will meet and greet other group members and guides and go over the day's route. Our professional guides will cover what to expect during the hike including terrain, trail conditions and weather, hiking safety, a recommended gear list, leave no trace, and more. Additionally, during the hike, guides will point out interesting flora/fauna along the way. The group will attempt to hike at least one 4000 footer, but actual hiking destinations may vary based on weather and trail conditions. The scheduled hike for June 13 is Mt. Waumbek & Starr King, via the Starr King Trail. This moderate 4000 footer hike follows the Starr King Trail for 3.6 miles, gaining approximately 2400 feet in elevation. Round trip 7.2 miles, 6-8 hours. ITINERARY ShapeThe following is a general schedule and is subject to change based on weather, trail conditions, and group abilities. Saturday 8:00am Group meeting at AMC's Highland Center Route overview, weather check, gear check 8:30am Transport to trailhead 9:00am Begin hike Lunch on the trail 5:00pm Approximate conclusion of hike

AMC Trip Policy


Starting at:

Adult: $99 member / $114 non-member
*Instruction and leadership by AMC Outdoor Guides A hearty trail lunch Transportation to the trail head

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Instruction (Skills)

Offered By

AMC Staff



Nearby AMC Destinations

Pinkham Notch Visitor Center
Joe Dodge Lodge




Adults (18+)


(best time to call: 9am - 5pm, Monday - Saturday)


AMC Guides are passionate about the outdoors and have the skills necessary to ensure safe adventures. Certified in wilderness medicine, with focused training in outdoor leadership and risk management, guides provide individual attention while reaching group goals. They possess local natural and cultural history knowledge and solid backcountry skills, and they follow well-planned itineraries. As lifelong learners, AMC guides create the connections and moments that become lasting memories.