Welch-Dickey Loop - Trip Report

Welch-Dickey Loop - Trip Report

Trail Distance: 4.4 miles (book), 6.7 miles (MapMyHike)
Elevation Gain: 1,800 ft (book), 1,663 ft (MapMyHike)
Terrain Rating: Intermediate
Time In: 9:31AM
Time Out: 1PM
Conditions: Very icy, drifted snow

Trailhead: The trailhead is at the end of the Welch-Dickey Parking Lot. From 93-N, take Exit 28 and head towards Waterville Valley on Route 49 East. Take a left onto Upper Mad River Road and then a right onto Orris Road. Parking fee is $3.

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Deer Leap (Long Trail, VT) - Trip Report

Deer Leap (Long Trail, VT) - Trip Report

Trail Distance: 3.1 miles
Elevation Gain: 600 ft
Terrain Rating: Easy/Moderate
Time In: 10:31AM
Time Out: 12:28PM
Conditions: Slightly muddy, melted snow

Trailhead: The trail sits behind the Inn at Long Trail on Route 4 near Killington, VT. You can park to the right of the parking lot. Be sure to lock your belongings in the trunk as cars have been broken into as of September 2014.

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Mount Tom via Avalon and A-Z Trail - Trip Report

Mount Tom via Avalon and A-Z Trail - Trip Report

Trail Distance: 5.8 miles
Elevation Gain: 2400'
Terrain Rating: Easy
Hike In: 9:15AM
Hike Out: 2:23PM
Snow Conditions: Packed powder, dry snow
Winter Gear: Microspikes recommended; barebooting ok

Trailhead: Behind the train tracks at the AMC Highland Center off Route 302. Look through the trees for a trail sign. You can park at the AMC Highland Center and then walk to the train tracks.

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