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Excellent trail for climbing Killlington and working on the New England 67 list

The trail is very wide and well maintained. Gradual leading up to the cone and then many sets of... read more

Reviewed 27 November 2017
Quincy, Massachusetts
Great hike except for the rain at the top !

This seems to be a less traveled trail than some others we have done (Mansfield, Camel Hump, Jay... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2017
Highgate Springs, Vermont
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Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

Described in “AllTrails” as moderate the last few hundred yards are a steep rock scramble which I would describe as hard But a good picturesque trail. The day we did it the peak was above the cloud line so no view. But it is supposedly...More

Thank Simon S
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

Cloudy Sunday climb is better than no climb. First 2 miles of the trail are fairly flat with little elevation gain and then you climb steadily till you reach the shelter. From there, the last .25m is straight up to the open rockface summit. Not...More

Thank Laura L
Reviewed 27 November 2017

The trail is very wide and well maintained. Gradual leading up to the cone and then many sets of stone steps to assist with the final ascent. I highly recommend good footwear (not sneakers) and a rain jacket for the summit as the weather is...More

Thank 403rayt
Reviewed 6 September 2017

I heard that it was a medium/hard, and the first two miles were great and the last was terrible. This is a perfect description. The beginning is a long hike to the base of the mountain, and then it is a pretty constant uphill battle,...More

Thank anthrobrat
Reviewed 11 July 2017

This seems to be a less traveled trail than some others we have done (Mansfield, Camel Hump, Jay ). Starts off pretty flat but after two miles its a bit of a climb. A few spots you come to some forks that aren't marked but...More

Thank 411JohnR
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Not a serious or seasoned hiker but we were able to do this hike in a total of about 4 and 1/2 hours. The first two miles were pretty flat and gentle. Then there were periods of pretty steep terrain then flat all the way...More

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Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

This trail is definitely not easy, but its really not that bad. It does feel a little longer than 3.4 miles to the junction with the AT, but it might just be because its uphill for what feels like forever. Saw some people coming down...More

Thank Shaun T
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

We came from NH to hike our 51st four thousand foot mountain, even though it was raining we still decided to do it for our wedding anniversary. It was a great hike even though we had no view at the summit thanks to the rain....More

Thank Jim G
Reviewed 6 November 2014

The above the tree line that allows you to see into New Hampshire, New York, and even beyond. The long, strenuous hike is definitely worth the effort to see the breathtaking view of the lakes, valleys, little towns and villages, and summertime view of Killington...More

Thank NorthStarKillington
Reviewed 15 October 2014

This is a great hike! Bring water, bug spray and dress appropriately for the season and you will have an amazing time up here!

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