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cmc56789Route Climbed: Hopper Trail Date Climbed: September 04, 2005  Sucess!


Talked my dad into doing this one with me, since it is the high point of his state of birth. Beautiful forest on the trail and excellent summit views as far as Monadnock. The motorcycles, school buses, and crowds made this one not much of a wilderness experience, but still fun. My mom and sister took the road up and we all went to Friendly's for fribbles afterwards. Glad to get this one done, since I was once a Massachusetts resident, and had only done it by car before.
Posted Sep 4, 2005 6:39 pm

AlpinistRoute Climbed: Road Date Climbed: June 19, 2005  Sucess!


Part of a 4-peak day that included Round Mountain, Mt Frissell, Bear Mtn and Greylock. Ran out of time to do any hiking, but I wanted to hit the highpoint while I was in the area. My 9th state highpoint. What beautiful vistas!
Posted Jun 19, 2005 9:11 pm

monealRoute Climbed: Drive Up Date Climbed: May 29, 2005  Sucess!



We summitted Massachusetts over Memorial Day weekend. I'm never overly found of these popular drive up highpoints but it was OK.
Posted Jun 3, 2005 11:54 am

jdavies212Route Climbed: Road Date Climbed: June-September 1971  Sucess!


Visited summit at least 4 times while working in the Berkshires during college and grad school days. Always rewarded with wonderful birds-eye views of NW Mass.
Posted Apr 27, 2005 5:24 am

Steve GruhnRoute Climbed: Appalachian Trail from North Adams Date Climbed: September 1988, July 1989, October 14, 2004  Sucess!
First climbed the Appalachian Trail from North Adams. Second summit was a portion of that same trail from the Mount Greylock Road. Third summit was from the Mount Greylock Road via the Hopper Trail.
Posted Jan 26, 2005 10:34 pm

nartrebRoute Climbed: AT from North Adams and Cheshire Harbor Trail Date Climbed: 2000 and 2004  Sucess!


An easy & pleasant hike, great for beginners.

My 2000 trip was memorable for a severe thunderstorm.

See the journal from my 2000 trip
Posted Jan 25, 2005 11:33 am

squompoisRe: Date Climbed: August, 1967
Suck my cock.
Posted Apr 7, 2009 7:05 pm

syzygyRoute Climbed: Hopper Date Climbed: Nov 21, 2004  Sucess!
Nice hike, a bit much pavement near the top. Visability was bad near the summit, but it was fun anyhow. Looks like a good place to work up winter camping skills when its really cold cause its not that hard.
Posted Nov 21, 2004 11:05 pm

Brian JenkinsRoute Climbed: Roaring Brook/Hopper Trail Date Climbed: October 9, 2004  Sucess!

Brian Jenkins

Climbed with Flanders on our annual trip. Great trail and hike on Roaring Brook but was a bit congested with tourons from the campsite on up. Glad to tick this one off as we'd been talking about it for a couple years now. Interesting to note that nothing has changed in the route description or conditions of the trail and roads from a 1975 hiking book we used on this one. Was bummed I had forgotten my camera for this one.
Posted Oct 13, 2004 3:18 pm

FlandersRoute Climbed: Roaring Brook - Hopper Trail Date Climbed: October 9 2004  Sucess!


Ended a 7 peaks in 8 days trip
Posted Oct 9, 2004 8:03 pm

woodstriderRoute Climbed: AT Date Climbed: 9-20-98  Sucess!


Knocking off State High Points and sections of the AT in a single swoop! Can't get better then that.
Posted Sep 9, 2004 2:46 pm

dspalRoute Climbed: Hopper trail both times Date Climbed: July 1999 and January 2001  Sucess!


Hot and muggy in the summer, freezing and snowy in the winter...nice trail up and down, few people on this trail, great views both summer and winter--expect high winds in winter and bring snowshoes!!
Posted Jul 31, 2004 3:40 pm

hgrapidRoute Climbed: Cheshire Harbor Trail Date Climbed: 5/29/04  Sucess!


If you are a 48 or 50 completer with highpoints, you should be required to hike this. If you can climb Denali, you can climb Greylock! Nice views, though the summit was way to big and the lookout tower sucks.
Posted May 31, 2004 3:30 pm

WhereAmIRoute Climbed: Haley Farm Trail Date Climbed: January 2, 2004  Sucess!


My first state highpoint. Snowshoed part of the way even though it was mostly ice covered by a miniscule amount of fresh snow. Once on the road we slipped around quite a bit and used the snowshoes to act as crampons. We probably looked ridiculous. Nice to be here in the winter cause we didn't see one other person on the peak, but the famed views of 5 states wasn't much more than a lot of gray fog.
Posted Apr 23, 2004 3:37 am

TweezerRoute Climbed: west side Date Climbed: 07/03/97  Sucess!


Lots of people! I hate mountains with roads to top!!!!!!!!!!
Posted Nov 26, 2003 10:52 am

hillmanRoute Climbed: thunderbolt! Date Climbed: september 21 20000  Sucess!


Lots of cars and people on the summit.
Posted Sep 27, 2003 10:49 am

paclimberDate Climbed: July 28, 2002  Sucess!


Bagged this state highpoint as a drive up, at 11:00 PM. Mountain was completely fogged-in. It was a challenge staying on the road up to the summit, even at 5 mph.
Posted Sep 19, 2003 12:18 pm

fox5659Route Climbed: AT Date Climbed: Easter Weekend 1999  Sucess!


Climbed this with my sons, a friend named Dan and my dog. We were told by day hikers on Saturday that the temperature dropped to 15 degrees on the mountain Friday night. It was a rough night sleeping.
Posted Aug 18, 2003 8:24 pm

climber46Route Climbed: can' remember but it was from the East Date Climbed: June 10, 2001  Sucess!


A nice easy climb. the bugs were not too bad and the views from the top were fairly good, but other peaks in the Northeast have more of a backcountry feel.
Posted Apr 26, 2003 2:44 pm

big_gRoute Climbed: AT  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 27, 2000


Hit this on my 2000 AT thruhike and chatted up some motorcycle climbers reading the AT plaque. They'll have some good stories of the dirty backpacker they met.
Posted Mar 3, 2003 6:42 pm

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