Galehead Mountain

Galehead Mountain is a 4,024 ft / 1,227 m mountain peak in the White Mountains in New Hampshire, United States. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 71st highest mountain in New Hampshire and the 31008th highest mountain in the United States. The nearest peaks are Garfield Ridge East, South Twin Mountain, Garfield Ridge West, North Twin Mountain, Mount Garfield, and Flat Top Mountain. Galehead Mountain belongs to the White Mountain 4000 Footers, New England Hundred Highest, and the Northeast 4000 Footers peak lists. See the Galehead Mountain map, 3D fly around, and the Galehead Mountain photos to get a better sense of the mountain.

Galehead Mountain SUMMIT LOG peakery first ascent by scott

137 members report climbing or hiking to the summit, most recently on Oct 10, 2015. Below are trip reports and shared pictures from their climbs. Based on the summit log, the most popular climbing routes and hiking trails to the summit are Gale River Trail to Garfield Ridge Trail to Frost Trail, Frost Trail and Gale River Trail.

Others who’ve summited Galehead Mountain

  • scott
  • snodough
  • howland.david
  • StoneMan
  • sli74
  • shandril
  • 603MountainDweller
  • hiking4000
  • hyland03276
  • hikingdrummer
  • NewHampshireRob
  • cellsman
  • Holmes
  • HHewitson
  • MRF
  • Waffle
  • westin95
  • jclark01
  • ecourville
  • MichaelNH
  • pyromaniac2785
  • MattyZ
  • dgalejr89
  • WM79
  • Jamie2413
  • fred
  • jetrock
  • mbw12
  • shawn.haddigan
  • lenfaucher
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Routes Used trails & approaches

20% Gale River Trail to Garfield Ridge Trail to Frost Trail

19% Frost Trail

13% Gale River Trail

10% Pemi Loop

5% Frost Trail to Gale River Trail

4% Garfield Ridge Trail

4% Zealand to Twinway

4% Twin Brook Trail to Frost Trail

3% Frost Trail to Galehead Hut to Twinway over South Twin to North Twin Spur over North Twin to North Twin Trail to Haystack Road Parking Area

3% Came in from Garfield Ridge, Frost Trail

2% Frost trail to Garfield ridge to Gale River

1% Twinway

1% Frost Trail to Twin Brook Trail

1% North Twin Trail to North Twin Spur to Twinway to Frost Trail

1% opposite of up haha

0% AT from Garfield

0% AT to Zealand


SNAPSHOTedit info


4,024 ft / 1,227 m


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Height Rank Range

White Mountains


New Hampshire, United States

Summited by

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  • wskendal
  • scott
  • snodough
  • Dane
  • spencernowak
  • asamartin
  • howland.david
  • StoneMan
  • sli74
  • shandril
  • 603MountainDweller
  • hiking4000

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