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Mt. Mansfield - The Chin, Mt. Mansfield - The Nose
Stowe, VT, Underhill, VT

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

Route: Route 108, Long Trail, Adams Apple Trail, (Adams Apple), Adams Apple Trail, Long Trail, (The Chin), Long Trail, auto road, unknown trail, (The Nose), unknown trail, auto road, ski trails

Tricky conditions due to 1-2" of powder on top of blue ice. Ascent to The Chin from Eagle Pass was particularly tough due to the ice.

Hike Ratings
Getting To Trailhead: Easy
Destination: Mt. Mansfield - Adams Apple
Length: Moderate
Steepness: Difficult
Navigation: Easy
Views: Excellent
Crowds: Minimal
Destination: Mt. Mansfield - The Chin
Length: Moderate
Steepness: Very Difficult
Navigation: Moderate
Views: Excellent
Crowds: Moderate
Destination: Mt. Mansfield - The Nose
Length: Moderate
Steepness: Difficult
Navigation: Difficult
Views: Excellent
Crowds: Moderate


Hike Stats
Date Hiked: Saturday, December 3, 2011
Parking Elevation: 1,540'
Time to Trailhead: 00:07
Destination: Mt. Mansfield - Adams Apple
Time Elapsed: 01:35
Trailhead Elevation: 1,620'
Summit Elevation: 4,393'
Vertical Gain: 2,525'
Destination: Mt. Mansfield - The Chin
Time Elapsed: 00:24
Trailhead Elevation: 1,620'
Summit Elevation: 4,393'
Vertical Gain: 353'
Destination: Mt. Mansfield - The Nose
Time Elapsed: 01:08
Trailhead Elevation: 4,393'
Summit Elevation: 4,060'
Vertical Gain: 410'
Hike Time Elapsed: 04:57
Hike Vertical Gain: 3,348'


The Long Trail trailhead off Route 108
The Long Trail trailhead off Route 108

Looking toward Smugglers Notch from Adams Apple - Click to enlarge
Looking toward Smugglers Notch from Adams Apple

Looking the Long Trail above Eagle Pass
Looking the Long Trail above Eagle Pass

Looking at the Adirondacks from near the Mt. Mansfield summit - Click to enlarge
Looking at the Adirondacks from near the Mt. Mansfield summit

The Long Trail on the way to the Nose
The Long Trail on the way to the Nose

Mt. Mansfield as seen from the Nose - Click to enlarge
Mt. Mansfield as seen from the Nose

Topographic map of Mt. Mansfield - The Chin, Mt. Mansfield - The Nose - Click to enlarge


Directions to trailhead: Take Route 108 North from Stowe. In winter, the road is gated just past the ski area gondola parking lot entrance. There is plowed parking just past that entrance, on the right. The Long Trail will eventually be on the left.

Back to Mt. Mansfield - Adams Apple Profile
Back to Mt. Mansfield - The Chin Profile
Back to Mt. Mansfield - The Nose Profile




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