Hiking the Green Mountains Guide Book

by Lisa Densmore (Falcon Guides)
Hiking the Green Mountains  by Lisa Densmore

176pp/maps/photos
ISBN: 0762745223

The Green Mountains of Vermont, which extend 250 miles from the Canadian border to the Berkshires, comprise a true hiker's paradise. Hiking the Green Mountains describes thirty-five of this region's greatest and most varied hikes -- from the boulder pile at White Rocks Ice Beds and the sheer cliffs of Mount Pisgah over Lake Willoughby, to the best routes on the Long Trail and Vermont's section of the Appalachian Trail. Whether you want to take in a 360-degree mountaintop view, a dramatic waterfall, or a pristine pond, this comprehensive guide is your all-in-one reference to Vermont's finest backcountry destinations.

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Trails from the "Hiking the Green Mountains" Guide Book
Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 35.
... Preview: A steady climb to a pristine mountain pond and a nice picnic spot on open rock by the water. Along the way, see an unusual assortment of boulders throughout the woods and a brook with many cascades an ... From the guidebook "Hiking the Green Mountains"
East Middlebury, VT - Hiking - Trail Length: 4.2
... Preview: Baker Peak is located in the middle of the 6,720-acre Big Branch Wilderness. While Griffith Lake is not inside the designated wilderness area, it is still a pristine backcountry destination. It is loc ... From the guidebook "Hiking the Green Mountains"
Danby, VT - Hiking - Trail Length: 8.6
... Preview: A long approach, then a steady climb to a grassy clearing and a tall fire tower, with commanding views into Quebec and of New Hampshire’s White Mountains. Bald Mountain in Westmore is not only the ta ... From the guidebook "Hiking the Green Mountains"
Westmore, VT - Hiking - Trail Length: 4
... Preview: A peaceful loop hike past a large beaver pond and Tillotson Camp to a 50-foot fire tower on one of the least traveled sections of the Long Trail. From the trailhead, take the Frank Post Trail (blue bl ... From the guidebook "Hiking the Green Mountains"
Eden Mills, VT - Hiking - Trail Length: 7.9
... Preview: Overnight backpacking through a microburst area and past two ponds, followed by a long peaceful forest walk through Lye Brook Wilderness. The hike to Bourn Pond and Stratton Pond is an excellent way ... From the guidebook "Hiking the Green Mountains"
Manchester, VT - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 16.5
... Preview: A gradual yet steady climb through a hardwood forest to a viewing platform at the top of the Bromley Ski Area. Passes one of the newer lodges on the Appalachian Trail (AT)/Long Trail (LT) in Vermont. ... From the guidebook "Hiking the Green Mountains"
Peru, VT - Hiking - Trail Length: 5.6
... Preview: This is a western loop hike over a landmark Vermont 4,000-footer, with three ledges to climb on the way up and a 360-degree panorama from the rock summit. Camel’s Hump is sizable in looks and in effo ... From the guidebook "Hiking the Green Mountains"
Huntington, VT - Hiking - Trail Length: 5.7
... Preview: This is an eastern approach to a summit of a landmark Vermont 4,000-footer where you’ll find a 360-degree view from the open rock summit and rare alpine flora. Camel’s Hump is a Vermont landmark. Its ... From the guidebook "Hiking the Green Mountains"
Duxbury, VT - Hiking - Trail Length: 6.8
... Preview: Short hike to a dramatic cliff with a 180-degree view of Pico Peak and the surrounding countryside. From the guidebook "Hiking the Green Mountains"
Killington, VT - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.2
... Preview: Multifaceted loop hike that passes by two lovely ponds and includes a rocky scramble through a rock tunnel and a lush, deep ravine to a view from a high perch. Spruce Lodge near Devil’s Gulch. From the guidebook "Hiking the Green Mountains"
Belvidere Corners, VT - Hiking - Trail Length: 4.6
... Preview: A steep ascent out of a narrow notch to a cliff-top lookout, then a moderate ascent to a scenic subalpine pond with views of Mount Mansfield along much of route. Smugglers’ Notch is a deep, narrow cle ... From the guidebook "Hiking the Green Mountains"
Stowe, VT - Hiking - Trail Length: 5.8
... Preview: Popular trek through an airy hardwood forest to a landmark on the Appalachian Trail, with views of the nearby Bennington area and Taconic Range to the west. Wildflowers in May include trout lily (dog- ... From the guidebook "Hiking the Green Mountains"
Bennington, VT - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.4
... Preview: A pleasant, gradual climb to a small rocky summit with excellent views, especially to the east into New Hampshire. The rocky perch at the summit over Haystack Pond is a perfect picnic spot. Haystack ... From the guidebook "Hiking the Green Mountains"
Wilmington, VT - Hiking - Trail Length: 4.8
... Preview: Short hike on the Long Trail to the open rocky top of Vermont’s northernmost ski area with stellar views into southern Quebec. At 0.9 mile, there is a break in the trees to the left, with a nice view ... From the guidebook "Hiking the Green Mountains"
Jay, VT - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.4
... Preview: Hike to the rocky summit of the second-highest peak in Vermont. Numerous wildflowers in early summer; optional overnight at Cooper Lodge (cabin); spectacular view, particularly to the north along the ... From the guidebook "Hiking the Green Mountains"
Mendon, VT - Hiking - Trail Length: 7.2
... Preview: A little bit of everything—a cascading brook, a large secluded pond, and mountain views—makes this a perfect day trip or an easy overnighter. Most people (and other guidebooks) approach Little Rock Po ... From the guidebook "Hiking the Green Mountains"
South Wallingford, VT - Hiking - Trail Length: 7.1
... Preview: A serene woodland walk to a spectacular 160-foot waterfall, one of the tallest in Vermont. The route to Lye Brook Falls along the Lye Brook Trail (blue blazes) is a wonderful half-day introduction to ... From the guidebook "Hiking the Green Mountains"
Manchester, VT - Hiking - Trail Length: 4.6
... Preview: A persistent ascent through four distinct climate zones to the summit of a 4,000-footer with an alpine summit that gives an expansive 360-degree view of the Adirondacks in New York, White Mountains in ... From the guidebook "Hiking the Green Mountains"
Lincoln, VT - Hiking - Trail Length: 5.8
... Preview: A relatively short but steady climb to an alpine summit on one of Vermont’s 4,000-footers and an impressive 360-degree view. Just below the summit of Mount Abraham, the large white quartzite rock look ... From the guidebook "Hiking the Green Mountains"
Warren, VT - Hiking - Trail Length: 5.2
... Preview: A popular family hike to a fire tower with a 360-degree view and then to a large boulder that seems to defy gravity. From the guidebook "Hiking the Green Mountains"
Morrisville, VT - Hiking - Trail Length: 5.2