Gunstock Mountain Article

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Gunstock Mountain
Gunstock Mountain (right) as seen from Red Hill
Highest point
Elevation2240+ ft (683+ m)   NGVD 29 [1]
Prominence220 ft (67 m)  [1]
Coordinates 43°31′32″N 71°22′42″W / 43.5256332°N 71.3784045°W / 43.5256332; -71.3784045
GUNSTOCK MOUNTAIN Latitude and Longitude:

43°31′32″N 71°22′42″W / 43.5256332°N 71.3784045°W / 43.5256332; -71.3784045
Location Belknap County, New Hampshire, U.S.
Parent range Belknap Mountains
Topo map USGS Laconia

Gunstock Mountain is the second highest peak in the Belknap Mountains of central New Hampshire with an elevation greater than 2240 feet (683 m). It is located 1 mile (1.6 km) north of Belknap Mountain, the highest point in the range. It is home to the Gunstock Mountain Resort ski area. The ski resort has been written up in national ski magazines for its views of Lake Winnipesaukee.

Gunstock Mountain stands within the watershed of the Merrimack River, which drains into the Gulf of Maine in Massachusetts. The east side of the mountain, on which the ski resorted is located, drains into Poorfarm Brook, thence into Lake Winnipesaukee, the Winnipesaukee River, and the Merrimack. The west side of the mountain drains into the Gunstock River, thence into Lake Winnipesaukee.


  1. ^ a b "Gunstock Mountain, New Hampshire". Retrieved 2013-02-01.
  2. ^ "Gunstock Mountain". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2013-02-01.

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