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Mt. Toby
Sunderland, MA

Mt. Toby as seen from South Sugarloaf Mountain
Mt. Toby as seen from South Sugarloaf Mountain

Location mapSummary
Mt. Toby is one of many nice, moderate hikes near the Amherst area in Massachusetts' Pioneer Valley. While the ground level views from the summit aren't that great, a quick climb up the firetower reveals a panorama.

Used mainly by UMass's Forestry Department, there are many trails throughout the reservation for hiking, biking, and horseback riding.

The summit was once home to a hotel. The mountain was briefly considered for alpine ski development in the 1930s.

Summit Elevation
1,269 feet

Summit Facilities
Fire tower

Trip Reports:
Click on the date for photos, timestamps, and maps.
Date of Hike Trail(s) Length Steepness Vertical
April 29, 2019 Tower Road, more Moderate Moderate 944'
April 26, 2013 Tower Road Moderate Moderate 944'
August 22, 2010 Roaring Falls Trail, more Moderate Difficult 999'
November 25, 2006 Robert Frost Trail Moderate Moderate 964'
May 7, 2006 Tower Road Moderate Moderate 944'

More Information
  • Mt. Toby - New England's Cancelled Ski Areas
  • Mount Toby - Wikipedia

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