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 69th highest mountain in New Hampshire and the 30307th highest mountain in the United States. The nearest peaks are South Twin Mountain, Point 3667 ft / 1117 m, North Twin Mountain, Mount Garfield, Flat Top Mountain, and Mount Guyot. 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

117 members report climbing or hiking to the summit, most recently on Oct 12, 2014. 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 Frost Trail, Gale River Trail to Garfield Ridge Trail to 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
  • ffred
  • jetrock
  • mbw12
  • shawn.haddigan
  • lenfaucher
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Routes Used trails & approaches

24% Frost Trail

24% Gale River Trail to Garfield Ridge Trail to Frost Trail

13% Gale River Trail

5% Zealand to Twinway

5% Frost Trail to Gale River Trail

4% Garfield Ridge Trail

4% Twin Brook Trail to Frost Trail

4% 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

4% Came in from Garfield Ridge, Frost Trail

2% Frost Trail to Twin Brook Trail

2% North Twin Trail to North Twin Spur to Twinway to Frost Trail

1% Twinway

1% Frost trail to Garfield ridge to Gale River

1% opposite of up haha


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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