Recently renamed Grace Peak after Grace Hudowalski, the first woman to climb all 46 High Peaks, East Dix is most often summited alongside other peaks in the Dix Range, although it is possible to climb the peak from the east, via Lindsay Brook. One of the few peaks in the Dix Range with an unobstructed view from the summit, the view is well worth the long hike in.
|Distance||10 miles round-trip (if done alone via Lindsay Brook, not described here)|
Begin this hike by looking at our descriptions of South Dix and Macomb. This hike will begin after you’ve summited South Dix. To access East Dix from the summit South Dix, you will continue along from the summit of South Dix along a ridge, following a well-marked herd path for about an hour until you reach the summit of East Dix. Once there, you can take in the views before returning back towards South Dix.
To reach the Elk Lake trailhead, you will follow Route 87 south from Keene. Turn off at exit 29, following Blue Ridge Road to the left towards Newcomb. After 4 miles, you will see Elk Lake Road turn off to the right. Follow this road just over 5 miles to parking on the right, just before the road ends at the lake ahead.