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Great hike

A group of seven of us took the Monroe trail up to the top. Unfortunately we were socked into... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
lisapotteiger
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Baltimore, Maryland
Best of Vermont Hiking

3rd highest peak in VT-This was such a neat trail! Little hard to find, but we stopped for... read more

Reviewed August 11, 2018
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At 4083 feet high, this peak is connected to Mount Mansfield by the Long Trail.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A group of seven of us took the Monroe trail up to the top. Unfortunately we were socked into clouds but it was still an awesome experience! It was about 20 degrees cooler at the top then at the bottom. I hope to return and...More

1  Thank lisapotteiger
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hike up Camels hump is not for the out of shape. No matter which side you choose, better be in good physical condition. Once at the top, the views are beyond description. If you can do it in the fall, the colors will amaze....More

Thank Richard H
Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

3rd highest peak in VT-This was such a neat trail! Little hard to find, but we stopped for directions and got it. Easy parking, temp was perfect, a little foggy that day but once you break through the views of the Green Mountains is breathtaking...More

1  Thank Ambassador766705
Reviewed June 28, 2018 via mobile

We didn’t do the hike, but I wanted to give this a 5 because everywhere we went we were pointing this mountain out and it will forever be a great memory.

1  Thank James282988
Reviewed April 15, 2018

A sight visible from all over Vermont. Beautiful at a distance and a great hiking destination. Well worth a trip up for the view.

1  Thank MontpelierGuy
Reviewed February 14, 2018

This area can be a bit buggy, so plan ahead and keep on hiking! Moderate hike has nicely varied terrain, with a great view from the top

1  Thank 3heidid
Reviewed October 10, 2017

We hiked Camel's Hump on October 8th and are still marveling both about the beauty of the place and the fact that we actually made it to the top. We hiked Mt. Mansfield the day before and were disappointed that the weather spoiled our view....More

1  Thank Maidie B
Reviewed October 9, 2017

Just hiked it two days ago and it was phenomenal!!! We are not hikers, but we accompanied another couple who are. The trail is rated moderate difficulty by the Vermont State Parks website, though other sites list it either as for beginners or easy. No...More

Thank Monique G
Reviewed August 12, 2017

Hiked on a Friday. Steep hike mainly rock to rock with the final .3 mile being the steepest. The view from the top is extraordinary and well worth the hard work. Took us 1 hour and 25 minutes to the top starting on the Burrows...More

1  Thank wagricola
Reviewed August 3, 2017

We started the hike thinking it was a moderate one. But it wasnt, it was a difficult hike and very steep along the way. We made it to the top regardless because it was a beautiful day. Make sure you get a mosquito repellent because...More

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StThomasTraveler
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Response from mcdedrick | Reviewed this property |
I agree. Sneakers are quite adequate however...the trail is a very loose rocky one and some people might need the support of a firmer hiking shoe
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