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High Ledge, Massaemett Mountain
Shelburne, MA

Trailheads, measurements, times, distances, and maps are all approximate and relative to the hike(s) as shown below.
Sanctuary Road to the High Ledges
Sanctuary Road to the High Ledges

Route: Sanctuary Road, unnamed trail, Tower Road

Gated roads and trails were mostly dry and in good shape (great for jogging). Nice morning views of the fog rising in the Deerfield River Valley near Shelburne Falls from the High Ledges. Good views as always from the rock fire tower on Massaemett.

Hike Ratings
Getting To Trailhead: Easy
Destination: High Ledge
Length: Easy
Steepness: Easy
Navigation: Easy
Views: Excellent
Crowds: Minimal
Destination: Massaemett Mountain
Length: Moderate
Steepness: Easy
Navigation: Moderate
Views: Excellent
Crowds: Minimal


Hike Stats
Date Hiked: Sunday, July 14, 2013
Parking Elevation: 1,326'
Destination: High Ledge
Time Elapsed: 00:09
Trailhead Elevation: 1,326'
Summit Elevation: 1,268'
Vertical Gain: 114'
Destination: Massaemett Mountain
Time Elapsed: 00:14
Trailhead Elevation: 1,268'
Summit Elevation: 1,588'
Vertical Gain: 339'
Hike Time Elapsed: 00:59
Hike Vertical Gain: 536'


The start of the Sanctuary Road road walk
The start of the Sanctuary Road road walk

Looking at Shelburne Falls from the High Ledges - Click to enlarge
Looking at Shelburne Falls from the High Ledges

Heading onto the trail to Massaemett Mountain
Heading onto the trail to Massaemett Mountain

Looking at the potholes in Shelburne Falls from the Massaemett Mountain fire tower - Click to enlarge
Looking at the potholes in Shelburne Falls from the Massaemett Mountain fire tower

Topographic map of High Ledge, Massaemett Mountain


Directions to trailhead: Take Patton Road northwest from Tower Road. Look for High Ledges sign on left side of road. Parking lot located a few hundred feet down the road.

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