Hike both West and East Rattlesnake for spectacular panoramic views of Squam Lake, and views of the mountain range with Mt. Webster, Mt. Morgan, and Mt. Percival. This hike provides a relatively easy up to West Rattlesnake via Old Bridle Path trail, then a little more rugged hike via the Ridge Trail over to East Rattlesnake, then returning the same way.
The hike is approximately 4.0 miles with roughly 930 ft. elevation gain and a estimated time of 3.5 - 4.0 hrs. (Total time including stops)
Trail conditions and weather might require participants to have traction. Also, route subject to change based upon group, trail conditions, and weather.
Families attending our Family Outings Cardigan Lodge Veteran's Day Weekend have first priority to sign up for this hike through October 31st.
Currently a Backcountry Leader for the Boston Chapter Family Outings Group. Avid 4 season hiker and have enjoyed AMC Adventure Travel trips to Dolomites, Patagonia, Ireland and Switzerland.