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Bromley Mountain
Bromley, VT

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

Appalachian Trail

My original intent was to hike the Appalachian Trail north from Mad Tom Notch over Styles Peak, however a sign saying no vehciles kept me away (I was unsure how much of a road hike I'd have to do to get to the trailhead). As a result, I went to plan B, which was to hike Bromley from the Route 11 trailhead.

Despite the unseasonably warm December, the trail was definitely winterlike. While there was only a dusting of snow at the base, pretty much everything above 2,100 feet had an inch or two of solid crust.

The ski area seemed busy considering the limited amount of terrain open.


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


Hike Stats
Date Hiked: December 29, 2006
Hike Commenced: 9:09 AM
Parking Elevation: 1,857'
Destination: Bromley Mountain
Ascent Commenced: 9:10 AM Appalachain Trail trailhead
Summit Reached: 10:20 AM
Trailhead Elevation: 1,862'
Summit Elevation: 3,263'
Vertical Gain: 1,521'
Hike Ended: 11:44 AM
Hike Vertical Gain: 1,646'



Route 11 Appalachian Trail trailhead


Looking north-northeast from the Bromley Mountain summit




Directions to trailhead: Take Route 11 west of the ski area - Appalachian Trail parking lot on right side of road.

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