Bare Mountain

HARD 24 reviews

Bare Mountain is a 1.1 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Amherst, Massachusetts that features a great forest setting and is only recommended for very experienced adventurers. The trail is primarily used for hiking and nature trips and is best used from March until November. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
1.1 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
472 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

dogs on leash

hiking

nature trips

forest

views

scramble

This is very quick (30-40mins) but strenuous 1 mile hike, accessible from the Notch parking lot. Take the white blazed Metacomet-Monadnock trail on the ascent to and descent from the summit. Best view to the north, but not as good as Mt Holyoke. This steep trail gives great quick exercise, so it is heavily used. There is no road to the summit, so less crowded than Mt Holyoke or South Sugarloaf.

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This is an easy day hike with decent views. :)

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Wednesday, June 22, 2016

I travel this v often and LOVE the terrain and views. Bring water & a camera or iPhone to snap a pic at the top!

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Sunday, June 12, 2016

I didn't think it was a hard hike, but it definitely was rocky. Fell a couple of times so I would suggest wearing sneakers or hiking boots with a good grip on the bottom. Took my friend and I about 20 minutes to get to the top and the view is simply amazing!

Thursday, May 26, 2016

So much fun!! Tons of rocks! Please wear proper hiking shoe!!

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Friday, April 22, 2016

it was easy

Thursday, March 31, 2016

Took a strange way to get to the top of the mountain. I created a odd little 4 mile loop out of it. Great view.