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Mt Hitchcock Trail

2.7 Miles
Moderate
5
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Trail added on:
July 17, 2017
Updated on:
April 02, 2019

Time to Hike: 1 hour, ~21 minutes

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488 '

Total Change
928 '

Ascent
1015 '

Descent
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Trail Notes

The Mount Hitchcock Trail on the Holyoke Range near Amherst Massachusetts, is a moderate to difficult 2.7 mile out-and-back hike from the Notch Visitor Center up to Mount Hitchcock and back.

Park at the Notch Visitors Center. Follow the M & M trail across the street and up Bare Mountain, there are several lookouts on the way up and at the top. From there continue on down the backside of Bare Mountain.

The trail is very up and down. There is a small section with a staircase that has a sign that the trail is closed but it is only for the staircase and appears to be outdated. 


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Hazards

Ticks - Lyme Disease More Info (CDC)

Surface Type

Dirt

Season

Spring

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42.305059, -72.528429

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