One Last Hike Before the Snow...the Tripyramids via the Pine Bend Brook Trail Trip Details Date: October 23 rd, 2015 Total Distance: 11.41 mi (via Trimble Outdoors Navigator Pro on iPhone 4S) ... No Pants joined us for a out-and-back up Pine Bend Brook Trail to North and Middle Tripyramid. Instead I recommend hiking up Pine Bend Brook Trail and returning down Sabbaday Brook Trail.This route is not too difficult overall, except for the steep sections going up and down the ravine walls. Gradually up in the forest for a short distance, then walking on rock, then on scree that is the rock slide. Tripyramids Via Pine Bend Brook Trail AMC offers COVID conscious opportunities to enjoy the outdoors locally, visit many of our lodges and campgrounds, and join virtual events and activities. Share. 4.8k members in the wmnf community. After having hiked the Tripyramids from both the South Slide and the North Slide, I decided to come back to hike the comparatively gentle Pine Bend Brook Trail. 5 / 36. There are still several feet of snow at the upper elevations. Jul 14 2012 | The Fool Killer, NH via Sabbaday Brook Trail, bushwack For this hike, we approached the peaks from the north on the Pine Bend Brook Trail, before hopping onto the Mt Tripyramid Trail and following that to North and Middle. It included many easy rock crossings (one step) and had some icy mud to tiptoe around at the time were were there. Very steep ascent up rock slaps and some scree. The Tripyramids (North and Middle) were 2 of those (I had hiked them on Dec. 30, 2012) and so when I was invited along on a hike including those 2 peaks, I jumped at the opportunity. Favorite See All. Near the top, Pine Bend Trail enters from left. We dropped my car at the Pine Bend Brook trailhead, just a mile up the road. pass the South Slide Trail. Lists: New England 4,000 Footers, New England 100 Highest, New Hampshire 4,000 Footers Well, it was too early to head back to North Conway as I drove back over and down Kancamagus Pass, so I stopped at the It was nice crossing paths with my trail breaking partner and company from yesterday's hike of the . Jul 15 2012 | Tripyramids North & Middle Peak, NH via Pine Bend Brook Trail. Pine Bend Brook Trail, Sabbaday Brook Trail. Pine Bend Brook Trail: 4.0 miles / Mount Tripyramid Trail: 1.6 miles / Kate Sleeper Trail: 3.4 miles / Rollins Trail: 2.4 ... - On Sunday, Heather and her dog Kali invited a group of us on a Sandwich Range Traverse over the Tripyramids, Sleepers, Whiteface and Passaconaway. Tripyramid Trail Pine Bend Brook Trail Sabbaday Brook Trail Scaur Ridge Trail: Winter Access Notes: The slides are often technical in nature. This is a moderate one way trail in White Mountain National Forest. North and Middle Tripyramid Pine Bend Brook Trail, Mt Tripyramid Trail We ventured off the Kancamangus highway to the Pine Bend Brook Trail. I paid the blood homage to the gods when I slipped. Mt. The Pine Bend Brook Trail is often used by winter hikers. Temps started in the mid-30's, and warmed to the mid-40's with full sun all day, and light wind. 3,400 feet elevation gain. It’s very misleading from the map, but the trail crosses the brook in 8 major river crossings. turn right onto the North Slide Trail. My Critic Is Wrong On The Tripyramids Submitted by Nancy Stats Mountains: North (4,180) and Middle (4,140) Tripyramid Date: January 10, 2009 Time: 10 hours Weather: sunny, no wind, teens Miles: 9.6 Elevation Gain: 3,450 Steps: 27,657 Trails: Pine Bend Brook Trail, Tripyramid Loop and back This trail goes by North Tripyramid, South Peak, Sabbaday Falls, and Lower Pool. The viewing area is set up very well, gravel paths and wooden railings, if you are driving by it's worth the time to stop and visit. Here you will stay straight to continue on the Pine Bend Brook Trail for another 0.8 miles until you reach the summit of North Tripyramid Mountain. All in our large group put on light traction about a 1/4 of the way up. From there, we followed the Pine Bend Brook Trail back down to the cars. You will find free road side parking at the Pine Bend Brook Trailhead on the south side of the Kancamagus Highway (Rt 112). There are a number of different trails to approach the Tripyramids, but they’re all steep, including two trails that climb up avalanche slides. We didn't see a soul all day until our last hour out. There are two routes up from the Kanc, Sabbaday Brook and Pine Bend Brook trails. On the way down we had slick, slushy, granular snow. I make a distinction here by “major” because there are several other crossings that don’t amount to much. Beautiful trail! Tripyramid trail by: Hikes with Maddie / newenglandtrailconditions. Buy Photos. The … Pine Bend Trail - North Tripyramid (4180') Pine Bend was a beautiful trail that began by meandering into the Sandwich Range Wilderness (at 2.2 mi) before increasing elevation. Peter Wyatt and I did it this time from the Kancamangus Highway on the north side, going up the Pine Bend Brook trail and down the Sabbaday Brook trail. The Tripyramids 07-14-09. Tripyramids via Pine Bend Brook Trail, 4-27-13 Trail Conditions:Trail is free of snow and wet in places down low. The White Mountain National Forest and things therein Views of the Osceolas. Participants of all in-person events should bring and wear face coverings, expect social distancing, and changes to our usual practices. We are hiking up the Pine Bend Brook Trail, our second attempt at the Tripyramids. Join leaders Pete and Mikhail on a fast paced romp to bag the Tripyramids via the Pine Bend Brook Trail. Under those conditions the going up by the Scaur Ridge and Pine Bend Brook trails and down by the Mt. I also have two marrow bones for Dejah to celebrate with Pinta, Pat's trail dog, and two Lindt White Chocolate Truffles that are melt-in-your-mouth marvels for Pat and I to commemorate the long-anticipated moment. At 3.6 mi. Snow was firm in the morning, softening as the beautifully warm day went on. Our group of 7, including 5 kids ages 8-15, hiked the Pine Bend Brook Trail up to Middle Tripyramid and back on Monday, starting at 9am. After that, the trail reverts to … Read More. Trail route: Pine Bend Brook Trail Trail conditions: Mostly dry ground with some areas of mud, short sections of monorail and ice on the north side of North Tripyramid Weather: Cool morning temps, cloudy with some sprinkles, partial sunshine and … Approx 34 dF at the summits. 20 dF at the trailhead. One of these days I want to do the slides though. All that was more than 15 years ago and I had not been to Tripyramids since because it's a long way from Bretton Woods. Winter Routes: NHFours adds: "In winter it is much more common to climb the Tripyramids from the Kanc [aka Kancamangus Highway, NH-SR 112], either by Sabbaday Brook or Pine Bend Brook trails. South Tripyramid does not as it stands less than 200 ft above the col on the ridge from Middle Tripyramid. Jul 15 2012 | Tripyramids North & Middle Peak via Pine Bend Brook Trail 7/15/12 . I hiked the Tripyramids in early May up Pine Bend and down Sabbaday Brook trails. 9.6 miles round-trip. At 2.6 mi. A loop with a short road walk between them is a nice 11 mile loop. Route: Pine Bend Brook Trail, Mount Tripyramid Trail, Bushwhack Peaks: North Tripyramid (4180', NH4K), Middle Tripyramid (4140', NH4K), Scaur Peak (3605', NHHH) Mileage: 10.1 miles Elevation Gain: 3750ft Book Time: 7 hours (actual 6.5 hours) Finally, after over a month away, I got back to the Whites. Winds were negligible in the lower elevations, about 15-20 knots approaching the summits and in the col. … Neither is easy. Sabbaday Brook Trail has several stream crossings which can be 'interesting' in early winter when they are open with icy rocks. Via Pine Bend Brook Trail, Mt Tripyramid Trail. This day hike involved going up the Pine Bend Brook Trail to the smmmit of North Tripyramid and then taking the Plyramid Loop Trail from there to the summits of Middle Tripyramid and South Tripyramid.I returned to the parking area the same way I went up. 95091 Tripyramids Via Pine Bend Brook Trail Hiking/Backpacking Date: Sat January 28, 2017. Tripyramids 12/23/09. The Tripyramids are a famous bunch of 4kers in New Hampshire with more than one epic route for ascents. Once done with the slide, the trail turned back to dirt and began a much easier descent. Trail route: Pine Bend Brook Trail Trail conditions: Mostly dry ground with some ice-coated rocks at higher elevations Weather: Cool morning temps, clear blue sky and full sunshine Total miles: 9.6 Total time: 6:30 hours There was cool temps, clear skies and full sunshine in the forecast, spectacular weather for a Fall hike. Posted on December 24, 2009.Filed under: Trip Reports | Tags: Pine Bend Brook Trail, Tripyramids | I spent last night looking for a hike that didn’t involve a ton of driving since I had driven to Crawford Notch on Monday and 19MB on Tuesday, something under 2hrs would be nice and also something I could get up and down quickly to take a shot at Tecumseh in the … This trail goes by North Tripyramid, Sabbaday Falls, and Lower Pool. Pine Bend Brook trail follows the brook for more or less the first 2.5 miles until you start climbing. Tripyramid Trail (lp: 12.1 miles, 3,000 feet, 7:30) is safer. Start your hike on the Pine Bend Brook Trail and continue for 3.2 miles until you reach a junction with the Scaur Ridge trail. Dec 12 | North and Middle Tripyramids , NH via Pinebend Brook trail, Mt tripyramid trail by: Andrea Wojciak / newenglandtrailconditions Tripyramids Via Pine Bend Brook Trail. Dec 22 | North Tripyramid, Middle Tripyramid, NH via Pine Bend Brook trail, Mt. This is a difficult loop trail to Middle Tripyramid in White Mountain National Forest. Pine Bend Brook Trail, Mt Tripyramid Trail: Date of Hike: Thursday, December 10, 2020: ... Great day for the Tripyramids. Jul 14 2012 | fool killer 7/14/12 . I wasn’t about to try that in May. The Tripyramids consist of three distinct peaks, but only two count as 4000-footers. After 5 minutes of hiking you come to the falls, which were flowing very nicely. the ice in the first half mile coming down Sabbaday Brook Trail from the col about did me in. Tripyramids via Pine Bend Brook and Tripyramid Trail AMC offers COVID conscious opportunities to enjoy the outdoors locally, visit many of our lodges and campgrounds, and join … We turned onto the Livermore Trail, an old road bed at that point, and followed it to the Scaur Ridge Trail, which took us back up to the shoulder of North Tripyramid. Our plan was to hike North (4180′) and Middle (4140′) via Pine Bend Brook Trail…