Lake Sunapee

One of my very favorite spots in New Hampshire is White Ledges overlooking Lake Solitude. I normally take the Newbury Trail up which is a bit longer than the more heavily used Andrew’s Brook Trail. Interestingly these two neighboring trails with small streams running near them are in two different watersheds. The Newbury Trail is in the Connecticut River watershed while Andrew’s Brook drains east into the Merrimack River.

The first two images below are a view from White Ledges on Mount Sunapee looking east. The first was taken August 28, 2014 on a hike with Julian. Can you find two pair of legs on the lake shore?

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The image below shows one of the reasons I like the Newbury Trail—a nice view of Lake Sunapee on the way up. Great Island is near the middle of this panorama.

Below is an overview of Lake Sunapee. The White Ledges are near the ridge line at the very far left of this image.

Below is a view of Great Island that makes it look like the cabin is on a prominent point.

Finally this is a view taken from the docks in the image above on a nearly perfect day on Lake Sunapee. Temperature was in the upper 70s, very light breeze, good friends visiting, and great clouds. The only slight negative was the pine pollen that can be seen on the surface of the lake. The image is a bit over 180 degrees wide.