Thunderbolt Trail

Adams, Massachusetts 01220

Elevation Gain1,824ft
Trailhead Elevation1,356ft
Elevation Min/Max1356/3095ft
Elevation Start/End1356/1356ft

Thunderbolt Trail

Thunderbolt Trail is a hiking trail in Adams, Massachusetts. It is 2.1 miles long and begins at 1,356 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 4.3 miles with a total elevation gain of 1,824 feet. The Bellows Pipe Lean-to shelter can be seen along the trail. This trail connects with the following: Bellows Pipe Trail and Thunderbolt Ski Trail.

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Best Backcountry Skiing in the Northeast (Appalachian Mountain Club Books)
David Goodman
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"The Thunderbolt Ski Trail was one of the most famous ski race courses of the 1930s and 1940s. The trail has been restored to its original condition by local volunteers, making it once again among the fi nest down-mountain backcountry ski trails in the country."

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