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Mansfield Mountain - Sunset Ridge - Long Trail- Loop

Underhill, VT

This loop starts on one of the most popular trails, Sunset Ridge and is a 5.7 mile strenuous hiking trail near Underhill, Vermont. The trail is rated as moderate and primarily used for hiking and snowshoeing.

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Burrows Trail
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

Hiked up burrows trail in 1 hour with a friend and my dog. Some parts can be rigorous but it is a great workout if you go for speed! This is also my Sixth time doing this trail so I am very familiar with its layout. Views from the top are amazing as usual. The trail is very well maintained. Came across a man clearing a tree off of the trail, these people put in very hard work! Hats off to them.

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Thundering Brook Falls
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

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Mount Philo Trail
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

Fun, easy hike! Easy and doesn't take too long to complete!

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Stowe Pinnacle Trail
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

Surprisingly dry for this time of year. Tremendous evening hike to the summit. Almost no wind!

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Windsor Trail
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16 Completed 8 Reviews

This is my favorite trail up Ascutney Mt, primarily because it has water for my dogs most of the way, offers some nice lookouts and wildflower patches. It's also probably the steepest trail, hence the "Difficult" rating. But it's a quick hike for those in shape. This is the trail to see the old Stone Lean-to, which I hope to sleep in some night.
Lookouts from Brownsville Rock and the fire tower are spectacular unless it's cloudy.
Dogs under voice control or on-leash are fine.
Bring water and be prepared for it being a lot cooler at the top than the bottom. Bring little kids only unless you're prepared to carry them much of the way.

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Knapp Ponds WMA
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16 Completed 8 Reviews

We couldn't find what we'd hoped for, a trail that goes around the edge of either of the ponds so our dogs could swim and run around. Instead we found a fairly boring out-and-back trail that we got by starting at the green gate between the two parking lots. Walk along the dike that separates the ponds, cross the rocks at the end of the dike and continue the trail into the woods. Bear right in 100 yards and continue the gentle climb up the hill and back down the other side.

The nicest thing for us about the trail is that dogs don't need to be on leash after you cross the rocks, as the fishermen don't seem to go past there. There were also geese in the upper pond.

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Paran-Frost Trail
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10 Completed 7 Reviews

A nice serene trail along the banks of Paran Lake with a few short uphill sections to give you a better view of the water and surrounding area. A gentle woodland journey!

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Bald Mountain, Townshend
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10 Completed 7 Reviews

I was not able to hike this trail from either end! From the link I posted below the trailhead are a not straightforward and have extremely limited parking. I'd love to come back and check this out but I might need to arrange for someone to drop me off close to the start of the trail.

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Wilgus State Park, The Pinnacle
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11 Completed 5 Reviews

It's really not a bad trail. What most people don't know is that the hiking trail is across the street from wilgus. It's pretty steep but kind of fun. The camping part of the park is good. there are some great people that work at wilgus. the lean-to's are great to stay in and they also have some really nice cabins. the woman that works the check-in window is very nice and is also a hard worker.

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K1 Overflow Lot to Killington Peak
by Kellie Lynch

19 Completed 8 Reviews

Took the gondola up to the peak and hiked down. Was a great view at the top and beautiful woods. Did this in July so it wasn't too too bad, packed a picnic lunch with us.

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