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Chickatawbut Hill, Buck Hill
Milton, MA, Quincy, MA

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

Route: Braintree Pass Path, unnamed trail, (Chickatawbut Hill non-gated highpoint), Sky Line Trail, (Buck Hill), Sky Line Trail, Braintree Pass Path

Cloudy day, crowds not too bad. All sorts of state no trespassing signs around gates on Chickatawbut Hill, so didn't enter.

Hike Ratings
Getting To Trailhead: Easy
Destination: Chickatawbut Hill
Length: Easy
Steepness: Moderate
Navigation: Difficult
Views: Excellent
Crowds: Minimal
Destination: Buck Hill
Length: Moderate
Steepness: Difficult
Navigation: Easy
Views: Excellent
Crowds: Moderate


Hike Stats
Date Hiked: Saturday, May 5, 2012
Parking Elevation: 190'
Destination: Chickatawbut Hill
Time Elapsed: 00:14
Trailhead Elevation: 190'
Non Gated Highpoint Elevation: 505'
Vertical Gain: 325'
Destination: Buck Hill
Time Elapsed: 00:20
Trailhead Elevation: 505'
Summit Elevation: 496'
Vertical Gain: 316'
Hike Time Elapsed: 00:56
Hike Vertical Gain: 691'


The Braintree Pass Path trailhead off Chickatawbut Road
The Braintree Pass Path trailhead off Chickatawbut Road

Looking southeast from ledges off Chickatawbut Hill - Click to enlarge
Looking southeast from ledges off Chickatawbut Hill

The Sky Line Trail between the peaks
The Sky Line Trail between the peaks

Boston as seen from Buck Hill - Click to enlarge
Boston as seen from Buck Hill

Topographic map of Chickatawbut Hill, Buck Hill


Directions to trailhead: From I-93 south of Boston, take Exit 5 to Route 28 North. Take a right at the lights onto Chickatawbut Road. There will be a small parking area immediately on the right, where the Braintree Pass Path starts.

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