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About


Gile Mountain
Norwich, VT

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

Route: Gile Mountain Tower Trail

Trail was mostly dry with some minor mud where they're currently constructing new steps. Leaves are down. Nice 360 views from the tall fire tower. Good perspective as the sun set into Pico Peak.

Hike Ratings
Getting To Trailhead: Easy
Destination: Gile Mountain
Length: Easy
Steepness: Easy
Navigation: Easy
Views: Excellent
Crowds: Heavy


Hike Stats
Date Hiked: Sunday, November 8, 2015
Parking Elevation: 1,460'
Destination: Gile Mountain
Time Elapsed: 00:11
Trailhead Elevation: 1,460'
Summit Elevation: 1,873'
Vertical Gain: 413'
Hike Time Elapsed: 00:41
Hike Vertical Gain: 413'


The Gile Mountain Tower Trail trailhead
The Gile Mountain Tower Trail trailhead

The sunset from the Gile Mountain firetower - Click to enlarge
The sunset from the Gile Mountain firetower

Topographic map of Gile Mountain - Click to enlarge


Directions to trailhead: From Exit 13 of I-91, take US 5 North into Norwich, continuing straight into the village (while US 5 turns right). Soon thereafter, take a left onto Turnpike Road. Turnpike Road eventually turns to dirt and will pass under high tension lines. The Gile Mountain Tower Trail parking lot and trailhead will eventually be on the left.

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