Past Online Auction

Thank you to all who participated and congratulations to the winners! You helped us raise $2,322.23 for RMC trails maintenance!

This auction ended on November 25th, 2015.



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Trail: Castleview Loop Trail
Former Location:
At the Castleview Ledge (Crescent Range)
Elevation:
2230'
Dimensions: 21" x 3.5"
Background Info: A ledge on the south slope of Mt. Crescent with a limited view of the Northern Peaks, including Castellated Ridge.
Number of Bids: 9
Winning Bid: $147.50


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Trail: Ice Gulch Path
Former Location:
Junction with Cook Path, at the head of Ice Gulch (Crescent Range)
Elevation:
2460'
Dimensions: 22.5" x 7"
Background Info: The Ice Gulch Path plunges dramatically through a sharply cut gorge filled with sizable boulders. It is one of the more strenuous trail segments in the White Mountains where one must scramble, climb, and sometimes crawl through a challenging landscape.
As its name implies, the Ice Gulch holds ice, often year-round. The Ice Gulch Path was blazed by Peek and Sargent in 1884 when logging had destroyed the Cook Path.

Number of Bids: 22
Winning Bid: $415.00


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Trail: The Link
Former Location:
Junction with Lowe's Path (Northern Presidentials)
Elevation:
2475'
Dimensions: 16.5" x 5.5"
Background Info: This trail serves as a "link" connecting Appalachia with the trails ascending Mt. Adams and Mt. Jefferson from the north and west. It was originally constructed in 1893 by J.R. Edmands and reopened by the RMC in its early days after the lumbering.
Number of Bids: 15
Winning Bid: $441.73


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Trail: Log Cabin Cutoff
Former Location:
Junction with Randolph Path (Northern Presidentials)
Elevation:
3225'
Dimensions: 18.5" x 5.5"
Background Info: The Log Cabin Cutoff is a short (0.2 miles), somewhat rough path leading from the Randolph Path to the Log Cabin on Lowe's Path. In 1906 there were three Log Cabin shortcuts from the Randolph Path; the current and only remaining trail was the longest of these.
Number of Bids: 30
Winning Bid: $365.50


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Trail: Notchway
Former Location:
Junction with Ledge Trail (Crescent Range)
Elevation:
1800'
Dimensions: 15" x 7.5"
Background Info: The Notchway runs between the Ledge Trail and the Pasture Path. The original trail, cut probably in the early 1900's by Louis F. Cutter, began at his Durand Road house, Echobank. The trail is on both private and Randolph Community Forest land.
Number of Bids: 9
Winning Bid: $124.50


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Trail: Scar Trail
Former Location:
Junction with Valley Way (Northern Presidentials)
Elevation:
2811'
Dimensions: 13" x 7.5"
Background Info: This lightly used trail begins at the Valley Way and climbs, steeply at times, through mossy woods up the side of the Snyder Brook valley to Durand Ridge to end at the Air Line. The original trail was constructed in 1883 by E.B. Cook and W.H. Peek, and became known as Wabash Avenue because of Peek's ties with Chicago. Later it was obliterated by lumbering, to be restored in 1935 and renamed the Scar Trail.
Number of Bids: 21
Winning Bid: $430.00


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Trail: Watson Path
Former Location:
Junction with Valley Way (Northern Presidentials)
Elevation:
3175'
Dimensions: 14.75" x 7.25"
Background Info: This trail begins at the Scar Trail, crosses the Valley Way and Snyder Brook, and climbs steeply to the summit of Mt. Madison on the upper portion of Gordon Ridge. Laban Watson, founder and proprietor of the Ravine House Hotel in Randolph for over three decades, built the path from Bruin Rock to Mt. Madison in 1882. The segment connecting to the Scar Trail was cut in 1935.
Number of Bids: 21
Winning Bid: $322.00


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Trail: Wood Path
Former Location:
Junction with Pasture Path (Town of Randolph, NH)
Elevation:
1725'
Dimensions: 15.5" x 6.5"
Background Info: This trail connects the east end of Durand Road with the Pasture Path. A private path that began at a cottage on the Randolph Hill Road, the trail became an RMC path quite late.
Number of Bids: 11
Winning Bid: $76.00