Mt. Whiteface, Waterville Valley

Mt. Whiteface, Waterville Valley

Waterville Valley, New Hampshire 03215

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About this Location

Mount Whiteface is a 4,042-foot mountain in the White Mountains. It is sandwiched between Mount Tripyramid and Mount Passaconaway.

It is situated in the Sandwich Range of the White Mountains along with 6 other 4,000 footer mountains: Mount Osceola, East Osceola Mountain, Middle Tripyramid Mountain, North Tripyramid Mountain, Mount Tecumseh, and Mount Passaconway. There are 5 other mountains in this mountain range that are not 4,000 footers: Mount Chocorua, Mount Kancamagus, Mount Paugus, The Sleepers, Sandwich Mountain

The summit of Mount Whiteface lies on the Rollins Trail roughly 0.3 miles north of the top of a massive granite cliff, for which the mountain is named. The summit is heavily wooded with no summit sign.

Mount Whiteface lies within the watershed of the Saco River, which reaches the Gulf of Maine at Saco, Maine. The south side of Whiteface is drained by the Whiteface River, then into the Cold River, Bearcamp River, Ossipee River, and the Saco River. The east side is drained by the Wonalancet River, then into Swift River, and Bearcamp River. The north side is drained by Downes Brook, then into another Swift River, and the Saco River.

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