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Not an easy hike, but worthwhile.

TheHikerDog's review here a few pages back is the most accurate. I'm a 63-year-old, fairly... read more

Reviewed September 7, 2018
mcmacguy
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Oceanport, NJ
Nice hike, must climb fire tower for view

The hike itself was nice, moderate hike, 2 hours 10 minutes going up and 2 hours going down. My... read more

Reviewed August 21, 2017
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Sep 7, 2018
“Not an easy hike, but worthwhile.”
Aug 21, 2017
“Nice hike, must climb fire tower for view”
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Reviewed September 7, 2018

TheHikerDog's review here a few pages back is the most accurate. I'm a 63-year-old, fairly experienced hiker, and I found this hike tough, both on the way up and down. Brings lots of water and carb snacks! It took me, my 2 daughters (in their...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 21, 2017

The hike itself was nice, moderate hike, 2 hours 10 minutes going up and 2 hours going down. My husband is in great shape, had our 2.5 yo on his back as well as food/drinks. I'm in moderate health and had our 2 month old...More

Date of experience: August 2017
4  Thank ashley s
Reviewed August 8, 2017 via mobile

Great hike. Easy to follow (marked very clear), it took less time than advertised (3 hrs. 15 minutes total). Incredible views from top of the firetower at top. Enjoy!

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Michael L
Reviewed July 31, 2017

I almost did not do this climb because the information was conflicting about difficulty, length of time to hike, etc...so here's my update: I am a 49 year old woman in average shape- I hit the gym a few times a week, I don't run...More

Date of experience: July 2017
9  Thank c S
Reviewed October 10, 2016 via mobile

Initially had some trouble finding the Trailhead - it starts in Healdville on Station Road not by the ski area as was listed on Trip Advisor when we went. Loved the climb -- four hours as advertised and only a bit of a challenge for...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

Great moderate hike with spectacular views. I took just under 2 hours up and 1.5 down and saw a mother and two bear cubs near the summit attempting to cross the trail in front of the stone chimney, until I screamed and they retreated! Highly...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank DaphneInnes
Reviewed September 13, 2016

We are healthy 69 year olds and this certainly a challenge. Two hours and 15 minutes in each direction. You really have to watch your footing on the way done as there are many tree roots and rocks. We only went up to the first...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed September 6, 2016

Done this one a couple of times with the dog - takes me around 1 hour 40 minutes from bottom to top (dry conditions, late summer, early fall). It will get your heart beating especially as you get closer to to the top and I...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Noswam
Reviewed August 17, 2016

It's quite a hike up the mountain... hardly Olympic, but way more than a casual stroll. Steep and long, though terrain is pretty manageable.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank MikeTrap
Reviewed August 14, 2016

This is a 3+ hour hike uphill to the top Mt. Okemo where you can then climb up the restored old firetower to gain a view over the tree tops of surrounding valleys & fields. There are no special views along the way but it...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Response from GreenMountainDoyleVT |
The hike is not hard by Vermont Standards. 3 miles, ~1900ft vertical change. None of it involved using hands to climb any rocks, it was all stepable for a shorter-than-average couple around age 30. In winter, I recommend... More
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