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Cape Lookoff Mountain is a 3 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Brandon, Vermont and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking and is accessible year-round.

Length3 miElevation gain1299 ftRoute typeOut & back
Hiking
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This mountain also passes The Great Cliff, and Mount Horrid.

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Alan Shashok
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HikingGreat!Scramble

Early November and 60+ degrees in VT, hey, you gotta get out there. This was a great, short, but tough late season hike. There is a set of boulder stairs in the first 1/2 mile that unexpectedly kicked my late season butt. Rest of trail great, very little mud, no leaves so cool breeze made its way down to the trail. Don’t kid yourself, there are a few nice views, just keep your eyes up and you’ll find em, of course Great Cliff is the jewel of the hike.

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Tim Parsons
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Hiking

Great hike for when the foliage is off the trees, the top of Cape Lookout is well named. Great cliffs predictably crowded, but the rest of the trail nice and quiet.

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Ryan K
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Meghan Tewksbury
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This was closer to 4 miles out and back, but a great hike. Both Mount Horrid and Cape Lookoff Mountain have limited summit views at best. The Great Cliff makes up for it! Loved the scramble. There is a sign at the bulletin board at the trailhead stating when the cliff is closed.

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Ryan Cassidy
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First to Review

The trail seems pretty well maintained and it's easy to navigate but the overlook cliff is closed from March to August 1st due to nesting Falcons. Would of been nice if there was a sign on the bulletin board at the bottom. Waste of time and gas getting up there.

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Jacob Feeney
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Jonathan Friedes
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e ll
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Bill Doaner
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Alex Doering
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Alex Doering
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Alan Kamman (Northstar)
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T Doc
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Dan Severy
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Bruce Peacock
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Matt Therrien
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Andrew Lambert
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Andrew Lambert
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