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About


Mt. Holyoke
Hadley, MA


Trailheads, measurements, times, distances, and maps are all approximate and relative to the hike(s) as shown below. "Summit" photos may in fact not be at the actual summit - but instead at the best nearby vista.

Metacomet-Monadnock Trail to Mt. Holyoke summit (looking south)

Hike Ratings
Getting To Trailhead: Easy
Destination: Mt. Holyoke
Length: Easy
Steepness: Moderate
Navigation: Easy
Views: Excellent
Crowds: Moderate to Heavy


Hike Stats
Date Hiked: Saturday, August 5, 2006
Hike Commenced: 11:56 AM
Parking Elevation: 255'
Destination: Mt. Holyoke
Ascent Commenced: 12:04 PM at Metacomet-Monadnock trailhead
Summit Reached: 12:49 PM
Trailhead Elevation: 198'
Summit Elevation: 940'
Vertical Gain: 742'
Hike Ended: 1:29 PM
Hike Vertical Gain: 742'



Access trail to Metacomet-Monadnock trailhead


Memorial to those who died in a 1944 US Army Air Force plane crash on Mt. Holyoke


Mt. Holyoke summit (looking northwest at Northampton)




Directions to trailhead: Take Route 47 South from Route 9 to Mountain Road. Park at trailmap - parking fee applies beyond there.

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