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Bald Mtn - West Ridge Trail
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Bald Mtn - West Ridge Trail

 

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Location: Vermont, United States, North America

Lat/Lon: 42.97800°N / 73.072°W

Object Title: Bald Mtn - West Ridge Trail

Route Type: Hike

Time Required: A long day

Difficulty: Class 1 walk up

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Created/Edited: Oct 21, 2003 / Oct 21, 2003

Object ID: 159128

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Approach


Use the Branch Street Extension TH parking lot. See main description.

Route Description


A pleasant hike with several steep sections and a few minor summits.

0.0 Trailhead
0.6 bridged brook crossing
0.9 leaves road
2.6 White Rocks
3.1 spring
3.5 junction with West Ridge Trail
3.6 Bald Mountain
8.8 woods road
7.8 Goddard Shelter / junction with Long Trail
8.1 Glastenbury Mountain

Essential Gear


Winter hikers will want snowshoes and poles of course, but summer hikers can get by with the usual basics. If you are planning on staying at the Goddard shelter be prepared to camp out anyway if it is already filled with people. It can be very popular.

Miscellaneous Info


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