Hogback Loop Trail

Green Mountain National Forest, Vermont

Elevation Gain693ft
Trailhead Elevation1,856ft
Elevation Min/Max1752/1983ft
Elevation Start/End1856/1856ft

Hogback Loop Trail

Hogback Loop Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Addison County, Vermont. It is within Moosalamoo National Recreation Area and Green Mountain National Forest. It is 2.5 miles long and begins at 1,856 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 4.4 miles with a total elevation gain of 693 feet. Near the trailhead there is parking. The trail ends near the Blueberry Hill Inn guest house. This trail connects with the following: Stewart Trail, Lee Todd Trail and Hogback/Beginner's Cutoff Trail.

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Snowshoe Routes: New England (The Mountaineers Books)
Diane Bair & Pamela Wright
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"Until recently, we’d never even heard of Moosalamoo. Yet there we were, snowshoeing like crazy and drinking gloppy Irish ale with the locals on St. Paddy’s Day. Located east of Middlebury between Route 125 to the north and Route 72 to the south the Moosalamoo region comprises 20,000 acres within the Green Mountain National Forest. Moosalamoo, they say, is an Abenaki Indian word meaning, “He trails the moose," or “the moose departs." Red-tailed hawks, black bear, peregrine falcons, and, of course, moose, are among the residents here. And the hiking! Our feet get twitchy just thinking about it. The more we hiked, the more we discovered still more super-inviting trailheads looping around the Brandon/Moosalamoo region of Vermont’s Green Mountains." Read more

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Trail Information

Green Mountain National Forest
Nearby City
Green Mountain National Forest
Blueberry Hill Center
Local Contacts
USGS Brandon and East Middlebury
Local Maps

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Dec 2018