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Dorr Mountain, Cadillac Mountain
Bar Harbor, ME

Trailheads, measurements, times, distances, and maps are all approximate and relative to the hike(s) as shown below.
The Ladderback Trail
The Ladderback Trail

Route: Ladderback Trail, Schiff Path, Cadillac-Dorr Connector, Gorge Path, Cadillac South Ridge Trail, Canon Brook Trail, Kane Path

Trails were mostly dry and in good shape. Ladder back rock stairs very impressive. Upper Canon Brook was rugged, but lower portion and Kane Path were recently improved.

Encountered a patch of snow a few tenths south of the summit, a foot or two deep!


Hike Ratings
Getting To Trailhead: Easy
Destination: Dorr Mountain
Length: Moderate
Steepness: Very Difficult
Navigation: Easy
Views: Excellent
Crowds: Moderate
Destination: Cadillac Mountain
Length: Moderate
Steepness: Difficult
Navigation: Easy
Views: Excellent
Crowds: Heavy


Hike Stats
Date Hiked: Friday, May 15, 2015
Parking Elevation: 110'
Destination: Dorr Mountain
Time Elapsed: 00:53
Trailhead Elevation: 110'
Summit Elevation: 1,270'
Vertical Gain: 1,170'
Destination: Cadillac Mountain
Time Elapsed: 00:41
Trailhead Elevation: 1,270'
Summit Elevation: 1,530'
Vertical Gain: 300'
Hike Time Elapsed: 03:38
Hike Vertical Gain: 1,570'


The Ladderback Trail trailhead off Route 3
The Ladderback Trail trailhead off Route 3

The Ladderback Trail
The Ladderback Trail

Looking at Bar Harbor from Dorr Mountain - Click to enlarge
Looking at Bar Harbor from Dorr Mountain

Ascending Cadillac Mountain
Ascending Cadillac Mountain

Looking at the Champlain Ridge from Cadillac Mountain - Click to enlarge
Looking at the Champlain Ridge from Cadillac Mountain

Directions to trailhead: The Ladderback Mountain Trail trailhead is located just south of The Tarn on Route 3 south of Bar Harbor. There is roadside parking.



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