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1 month ago

Trail was a bit hard to find at the beginning. I ended up next to someone’s house. I used the map feature on All Trails to trek through the woods to find trail. Finally I saw the orange blaze. They are super helpful as the trail isn’t obvious in some areas. I hiked it in September with my dog and all the creeks were dry. The view was good at the top and we only passed one other hiker on the trail. I ended up taking Pasture trail back down to Durand road instead of returning on Lookout Ledge trail. Durand road runs along a slow river and I found a set of stairs we could go down to the river so my dog could cool her feet and get a drink. Coming down that way was steep at the beginning, but not terrible.

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2 months ago

Bear in mind that whoever made the path on this route went off trail.

Don’t fool yourself into thinking this trail will ever be dry because a stream feeds a lot of damp moss that covers a great deal of the difficult part of the trail, which makes for slippery conditions even on the driest days.

If you choose to stay on the trail and meet up with Cook Trail, prepare to add an additional mile or so to your day.

This was definitely an epic trail but not one for the faint of heart. There were plenty of places where upper body strength and hip flexibility were key.

And dear God, don’t bring your dog unless you plan on stuffing it in you backpack.

Good luck and have fun! We did!

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Friday, June 30, 2017

Great hike, lots of nice small creeks. There's also a lot of steep rocky parts. Getting to the ledge point (250m) there's lots of scrambling through rocks. Trail is marked by orange blazers on the trees, which is helpful. View is very good!

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Wednesday, April 20, 2016

I really enjoyed this trail. Decently challenging. It had me pretty winded most of the way up and I'm very active. lookout on top was definitely rewarding.

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Saturday, January 02, 2016

Nice in and out hike to a scenic overlook. Several trails intersect so you could add several additional miles.

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Saturday, October 10, 2015

Loved it-very challenging and different to manuver

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