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Address: Montpelier, VT
Activities: Hiking
Description: At 4083 feet high, this peak is connected to Mount Mansfield by the Long...
At 4083 feet high, this peak is connected to Mount Mansfield by the Long Trail.
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Favorite VT hike, great views, moderate hike

I've done this hike half a dozen times from multiple trails in summer and winter. Late fall and winter can be unforgiving in bad weather but summer is best time to visit. Avoid... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 27, 2015
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Murfreesboro, United States

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Murfreesboro, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

I've done this hike half a dozen times from multiple trails in summer and winter. Late fall and winter can be unforgiving in bad weather but summer is best time to visit. Avoid after heavy rains for a day or two. Awesome views. Be in shape and bring proper clothes, boots, snacks, sunscreen, and water.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Fantastic hike with panoramic views of Mt Mansfield, the Adirondacks, and Lake Champlain! About 5 hours of hiking excluding summit photos and food break. Picked up a detailed trail map from the Outdoor Exchange Company in Burlington( awesome shop), and decided to summit via the Monroe Trail. Great rock scrambling towards the end- which made it fun! Buggy and biting... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

It's a perfect Day Hike!! There are times in the hike where it is gonna be a vertigo feeling, nevertheless the hike is all worth it when you look at the 360 degree views.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Great moderate to difficult routes with a stunning view at the summit. Wish we had time for the Alpine Trail, where there is apparently remnants of a crashed plane from WWII!

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Sutton, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

We didn't go up the Burrows Trail. Instead, we went to the right, which makes it a mile longer I believe? This was the less traveled trail and snowshoes were definitely needed. This trail may not be for the faint of heart, as some of the trail is thin and steep, but the views are breathtaking. Do it in the... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

I hiked the Camel's Hump (on the Burrows Trail, which is about 4.5 miles long) last October, and though the weather conditions were far from ideal, I still had a great afternoon. The trail goes uphill at a fairly steep gradient for the vast majority of the hike. You are surrounded by dense forest for most of the time. It... More 

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Geneva, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Quite a challenge to hike to the top, very vertical - enjoyable, beautiful. Snowshoes or spikes helpful in winter.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

My daughter and I (ages 52 and23) did this challenging (for us newbies to hiking) loop day hike on a warm September weekday. We started at the Monroe trailhead, hiking up to Dean through Wind Gap, turning north on the Long Trail to the summit. We continued off the summit north to the clearing the picked up Monroe for the... More 

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Gainesville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Great views during fall leaf season, tough hike for flatlanders. Popular with locals, lots of dogs make the hike too.

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Montreal, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Path is well indicated and maintained. Must be in shape to hike up and down the rocky paths, however well worth it for the stunning views.

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Address: Address: Montpelier, VT
Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Montpelier

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