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Trip Log


Negus Mountain
Rowe, MA, and Charlemont, MA

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

Looking down the trail toward Zoar Gap

Despite being extremely cloudy, the hike was still decent because of the peak foliage. Even with the limited visibility, Crum Hill and the Deerfield River Valley were visible.

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

Hike Stats
Date Hiked: Wednesday, October 11, 2006
Hike Commenced: 4:15 PM
Parking Elevation: 750'
Destination: Negus Mountain
Ascent Commenced: 4:16 PM
Summit Reached: 4:44 PM
Trailhead Elevation: 755'
Summit Elevation: 1,705'
Vertical Gain: 970'
Hike Ended: 5:25 PM
Hike Vertical Gain: 982'

Below the south peak summit, looking West at Florida, Massachusetts and the Mohawk Trail

Directions to trailhead: Take Zoar Road to Zoar Gap. Parking is available on both sides of the road. Walk down the dead end road with the yellow fence at the end, cross the railroad tracks - the trailhead should be right there.

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