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Long Trail/AT northbound

 
Long Trail/AT northbound

Page Type: Route

Location: Vermont, United States, North America

Lat/Lon: 42.97800°N / 73.072°W

Object Title: Long Trail/AT northbound

Route Type: Hike

Time Required: A long day

Difficulty: Class 1 walk up

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Created/Edited: Oct 21, 2003 / Nov 4, 2005

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Approach


Use the FS parking lot on VT 9. See main page description.

Route Description


The Long Trail / Appalachian Trail rises gently over 10 miles to the summit. It is an excellent trail with generally plenty of water and views.

Mileage to landmarks
0.0 VT 9 trailhead
0.9 LT passes through Split Rock
1.6 trail to Melville Nauheim Shelter
3.2 bridged crossing of Hell Hollow Brook
4.4 Porcupine Lookout
5.5 Little Pond Mountain
5.8 Little Pond Lookout
7.6 Glastenbury Lookout
9.8 Goddard Shelter
10.1 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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