Cooley Glen and Emily Proctor Trails

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Cooley Glen and Emily Proctor Trails ist ein 11.3 Meilen langer, wenig besuchter Rundweg in der Nähe von Ripton, Vermont. Er führt entlang eines Flusses, durch schönen Wald und es gibt schöne Wildblumen und oftmals Wildtiere zu sehen. Aufgrund der Steigung und Distanz ist die Strecke als schwierig einzustufen. Hier kann hervorragend gewandert und gebackpackt werden. Die Route ist das ganze Jahr über zugänglich. Hunde sind auf diesem Weg erlaubt.

Entfernung: 11.3 miles Höhenunterschied: 3,166 feet Routentyp: Rundweg











Directions from South Lincoln, VT: Travel south on Forest Road 54. Travel about 4 miles and turn left (east) onto Forest Road 201 and continue .3 mile to the trailhead parking.

Tue Sep 12 2017

awesome hike. my wife and i did the whole loop. tons of climbing but well worth it. beautiful and quiet. almost saw no one. definitely recommended.

Thu Aug 10 2017

Great trail with some fun challenging points. I went with my girlfriend for her first backpacking trip. We arrived at 16:00 on a Saturday and made it up past Cooley shelter on the first day going the reverse of the typical route. Found a decent camp site. Too many dead trees for my comfort, but none particularly menacing or large. Second day broke camp late and made it to the overlook. Pretty nice view from there. Finished by coming down the Emily Proctor trail back to the parking lot about 1700 on Sunday. Light to moderate traffic on the trail. Conditions were muddy and night time was cold. Only major note is the limited water opportunities on the ridge line. I average 4-6 liters/day of water while backpacking and would have packed 4 liters instead of the 2 I normally pack. Otherwise a good fun trail challenging enough for a sense of accomplishment without breaking ankles.i

Mon Jul 17 2017

we did this without the Emily proctor bit, so cooley glen to the cooley glen shelter, then up to mount grant, then out to mount wilson, I think, and back to shelter, then down to car. pluses: not too crowded, even on a holiday weekend. pretty Moss and river. minuses: wet and muddy!!! my feet were damp almost all the time, and it had been a day since the last rain at the start of our trip. good view from Wilson or was it Roosevelt? but the mud and essentially walking up a stream at times lowers the rating.

Thu Jun 01 2017

Great hike with lots of different trails (narrow, rocky, steep, large). Started with the Cooley Glen trail which was a good choice since the Emily Proctor trail is quite steep near the top. Stayed overnight near the Cooley Glen shelter with our tent. Did not see a lot of animals, but lots of pretty flowers! The trails are very quiet and you don't see that many hikers so it's perfect for some alone and peaceful time. Highly recommend!

Tue May 30 2017

Awesome loop.

Tue May 30 2017

great trail, started up Emily Proctor which was steep and wet, but made for an enjoyable challenge and nice hike down the Long Trail and Cooley Glen the next day.

Sun Sep 25 2016

Beautiful trail.

Sat Sep 17 2016

Really enjoyed the hike. Camped over in the Emily Proctor Shelter. Ascended Cooley Glen, hike north to Mount Grant, then South to Emily Proctor. Carried 4 litres of water, but didn't need to. The Emily Proctor shelter had a good water source. Great view from Mount Wilson.

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