Best Easy Day Hikes Green Mountains Guide Book

by Eli Burakian (Falcon Guides)
Best Easy Day Hikes Green Mountains  by Eli Burakian

96pp/photos/maps
ISBN: 0762782498

Best Easy Day Hikes Green Mountains includes concise descriptions and detailed maps for twenty easy-to-follow trails, from short loops with fun rock scrambles to summit meadows offering expansive views. Get the best view of southern Vermont from the lookout tower on Mt. Olga, trek the short path up Gile Mountain with the entire family, and explore the Falls of Lana and the Rattlesnake Cliffs viewpoint in the Green Mountain National Forest.

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Trails from the "Best Easy Day Hikes Green Mountains" Guide Book
Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 20.
... Preview: This short western approach to a nice summit meadow with eastern views to the White Mountains is part of the 36-mile Cross Rivendell Trail. After a climb and a few switchbacks, the trail heads into a ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes Green Mountains"
Fairlee, VT - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.6
... Preview: Camel’s Hump is one of only five mountains higher than 4,000 feet in Vermont, and is one of the few places with a true alpine environment. The distinctive shape is recognizable from below, and the ope ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes Green Mountains"
Waterbury, VT - Hiking - Trail Length: 4.8
... Preview: The first part of the Weathersfield Trail, which climbs to the peak of Mt. Ascutney, provides a nice short day hike to a large waterfall as well as another small waterfall and a few nice outlooks on t ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes Green Mountains"
Ascutney, VT - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.4
... Preview: Deer Leap Rock provides an amazing view above Sherburne Pass across to Pico Mountain. The 1.1 miles to the overlook ends just a few hundred yards above the trailhead, but the reward is well worth the ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes Green Mountains"
Rutland, VT - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.2
... Preview: This nice loop hike will take you to a few pleasant outlooks, the edge of a beautiful pond, and the amazing Devil’s Gulch, which involves a fun rocky scramble through a deep gorge. From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes Green Mountains"
Lowell, VT - Hiking - Trail Length: 5.9
... Preview: This hike takes you to the incredible Falls of Lana, which deserve exploring, and possibly even to a pool for swimming below the main falls. Additionally, you’ll visit the beautiful Rattlesnake Cliffs ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes Green Mountains"
East Middlebury, VT - Hiking - Trail Length: 4.5
... Preview: The hike up Gile Mountain is a great short hike for families. With no steep sections and an observation tower on the summit, it rewards hikers of all ages with views of the Connecticut River valley an ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes Green Mountains"
Hanover, NH - Hiking,Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 1.4
... Preview: This pleasant stroll around the Indian Brook Reservoir is very easy, and the views along the shore of the lake are beautiful. Make a day of it and picnic and swim, but be sure to check with the Essex ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes Green Mountains"
Essex Junction, VT - Hiking - Trail Length: 2
... Preview: This short loop from the top of the auto road provides a number of rewards. You will pass by a hang glider launch, a number of viewpoints including an observation tower near the summit, and an interes ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes Green Mountains"
Ascutney, VT - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.7
... Preview: This short and fairly steep trail follows the Long Trail to the Great Cliff, which affords views east into New Hampshire and west into New York. From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes Green Mountains"
Brandon, VT - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.4
... Preview: Mt. Mansfield is the tallest peak in Vermont. Although this trek costs a little money, the few hours spent traversing the ridge provide unparalleled views without the difficult ascent up the mountain, ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes Green Mountains"
Mount Mansfield, VT - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.8
... Preview: With a lookout tower on the top, Mt. Olga has one of the best views in southern Vermont. From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes Green Mountains"
Wilmington, VT - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.8
... Preview: This hike provides a number of nice views to the south, east, and west while climbing the Faulkner Trail to the South Peak of Mt. Tom. The route wraps around the North Peak through the woods in Billin ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes Green Mountains"
Woodstock, VT - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.2
... Preview: This nice, fairly flat loop hike takes you to the summit of Big Deer Mountain, which has fine views of Lake Groton and other mountains to the north, east, and south, and then along Osmore Pond, a beau ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes Green Mountains"
Plainfield, VT - Hiking - Trail Length: 4.3
... Preview: This short trail climbs at a steady pace to a rocky outcrop with nice views over Manchester and of Mt. Equinox just to the west. From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes Green Mountains"
Manchester, VT - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.2
... Preview: This collection of paths on private land owned by the Episcopal Diocese provides incredible views of Lake Champlain from a few spots along a cliff. From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes Green Mountains"
Burlington, VT - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.2
... Preview: The hike up to the Stowe Pinnacle rewards with a mostly treeless summit that provides incredible views of the main spine of the northern Green Mountains to the west, including Mt. Mansfield and Camel’ ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes Green Mountains"
Stowe, VT - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.6
... Preview: This loop follows the multiuse West River Trail for a mile along the West River, with informative signs along the way, and passes by some interesting rock formations in the river. The Overlook Trail ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes Green Mountains"
Jamaica, VT - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.8
... Preview: This short but challenging loop hike offers some fun steep rock scrambling, a walk along a cliff, and amazing views of Lake Willoughby and some of the high peaks of Vermont. From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes Green Mountains"
Barton, VT - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.4
... Preview: This trail really packs a punch. First, there’s a short climb to incredible views of a huge rock slide and the giant White Rocks Cliff, and then it’s down to the bottom of the rock slide, where snow a ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes Green Mountains"
Wallingford, VT - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.8
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