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About


Ludlow Mountain
Mount Holly, VT

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

Healdville Trail

In the area on business, I was able to sneak out and hike Ludlow Mountain (Okemo). I had been meaning to hike this for awhile, however something usually came up (whether it be work, bad weather, or the Three Stooges).

Due to the time of the season and the time of the week, the parking lot and trail were completely empty. Though seemingly well maintained, there were large blowdowns all over the place.

The trail itself is a moderate hike - flat in many places with a few moderate scrambles. The view from the summit tower is excellent - stronger than that of nearby Ascutney.


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


Hike Stats
Date Hiked: December 20, 2006
Hike Commenced: 2:10 PM
Parking Elevation: 1,443'
Destination: Ludlow Mountain
Ascent Commenced: 2:10 PM
Summit Reached: 3:19 PM
Trailhead Elevation: 1,445'
Summit Elevation: 3,343'
Vertical Gain: 2,008'
Hike Ended: 4:48 PM
Hike Distance: 6 miles
Hike Vertical Gain: 2,120'



Headlville Trail trailhead near the railroad tracks


Looking west-southwest from the Ludlow Mountain summit tower




Directions to trailhead: Take Station Road west from Route 103. Take a left immediately after crossing the railroad tracks.

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