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Spruce Mountain
Monroe, 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.

Spruce Hill Trail

I'd looked at Spruce Mountain for years in passing on Route 2, gradually gaining more interest in it. I also looked at the DCR map and wondered if there were any views, being that there wasn't a view symbol on the summit. Unless someone goes up there with a saw, I don't see myself hiking to this peak again.

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

Hike Stats
Date Hiked: Sunday, November 26, 2006
Hike Commenced: 1:46 PM
Parking Elevation: 1,750'
Destination: Spruce Mountain
Ascent Commenced: 1:50 PM
Summit Reached: 2:26 PM
Trailhead Elevation: 1,800'
Summit Elevation: 2,730'
Vertical Gain: 970'
Hike Ended: 3:13 PM
Hike Distance: 3 miles
Hike Vertical Gain: 1,170'

Spruce Hill Trail trailhead on Raycroft Road

Looking southish at a near view

Directions to trailhead: Take Main Road to Raycroft Road. There are two parking areas prior to the first trailhead.

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