Sat, Apr 15|
Waterville Valley – Hop on the Bus
Saturday Hike: Rattlesnake & Rainbow
April Waterfall Hike April showers may help get spring flowers blooming, but first they send brooks and waterfalls zooming. Admire the mesmerizing descent of melting snow on our Saturday hikes this April.
Time & Location
Apr 15, 2023, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Waterville Valley – Hop on the Bus , 11 Noon Peak Rd, Waterville Valley, NH 03215, USA
About the event
April Waterfall Hike April showers may help get spring flowers blooming, but first they send brooks and waterfalls zooming. Admire the mesmerizing descent of melting snow on our Saturday hikes this April. Rattlesnake Mountain, Rumney & Rainbow Falls, Plymouth A two-fer. On this adventure, hikers will first climb to the open summit of Rattlesnake Mountain in Rumney to take in sweeping views of the river valley below. The group will then drive back to Plymouth for a pleasant woods walk to enjoy the up-close view of Rainbow Falls. Many trail surfaces may be encountered: packed snow/ice possibly with rocks and roots exposed or fresh snow on top with occasional obstacles. Trails may be rough, steep, and involve un-bridged stream crossings. Rattlesnake Mountain, Rumney Distance: 2.3 miles Elevation Gain: 898' National Park Service Hike Difficulty Rating: Moderate (64.3) From the National Park Service- Moderate Numerical Rating: 50-100 A moderate hike is generally suitable for novice hikers who want a bit of a challenge. The terrain will involve a moderate incline and may have some steeper sections. Generally 3 to 5 miles. Rainbow Falls, Plymouth Distance; 1.2 miles Elevation Gain: 164' National Park Service Hike Difficulty Rating: Moderate (19.9) From the National Park Service- Easiest Numerical Rating: less than 50 A hike that is generally suitable for anyone who enjoys walking. Mostly level or with a slight incline. Generally less than 3 miles. 9am -3pm Member/ $5 Guest/$20 Transportation from WVRD provided. All hikes require solid physical fitness. All hikes will be led by a Wilderness First Responder, or someone certified in Wilderness First Aid. All Hikes Meet at WVRD 15 min before start time unless otherwise noted. Space is limited. PLEASE NOTE: There is a 2 participant minimum for courses. Refunds will be issued in the event of a cancellation.