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About


Sargent Mountain
Mount Desert, ME

Trailheads, measurements, times, distances, and maps are all approximate and relative to the hike(s) as shown below.
Looking up the Giant Slide Trail
Looking up the Giant Slide Trail

Route: Giant Slide Trail, Sargent Northwest Trail

Trails were snow free and mostly dry (there still is a patch of snow on the east face of Sargent). Giant Slide Trail was rugged (boulders and caves) along the section prior to the Sargent Northwest junction, but neat. Nice sunset above treeline.

Hike Ratings
Getting To Trailhead: Moderate
Destination: Sargent Mountain
Length: Moderate
Steepness: Moderate
Navigation: Difficult
Views: Excellent
Crowds: Minimal


Hike Stats
Date Hiked: Thursday, May 14, 2015
Parking Elevation: 60'
Destination: Sargent Mountain
Time Elapsed: 01:05
Trailhead Elevation: 60'
Summit Elevation: 1,373'
Vertical Gain: 1,333'
Hike Time Elapsed: 02:40
Hike Vertical Gain: 1,353'


The Giant Slide Trail trailhead
The Giant Slide Trail trailhead

The Sargent ridge
The Sargent ridge

Looking at Cadillac Mountain from Sargent Mountain - Click to enlarge
Looking at Cadillac Mountain from Sargent Mountain

The sunset from Sargent Mountain - Click to enlarge
The sunset from Sargent Mountain

Directions to trailhead: Take Route 3 south from Route 233. The Giant Slide Trail will be on the left, before St. James Church. There is limited room to park roadside.



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