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Putney Mountain
Townshend, VT

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

Ridge Line Trail to Putney Mountain

After hiking Bald Mountain, I finally got around to doing the brief hike up Putney Mountain. This is a brief hike over some rolling land, ending in a very nice field with excellent views to the west and east.

Hike Ratings
Getting To Trailhead: Easy
Destination: Putney Mountain
Length: Easy
Steepness: Easy
Navigation: Easy
Views: Excellent
Crowds: Heavy

Hike Stats
Date Hiked: January 7, 2007
Hike Commenced: 12:16 PM
Parking Elevation: 1,515'
Destination: Putney Mountain
Ascent Commenced: 12:18 PM
Summit Reached: 12:30 PM
Trailhead Elevation: 1,520'
Summit Elevation: 1,640'
Vertical Gain: 180'
Hike Ended: 12:48 PM
Hike Distance: 1.2 miles
Hike Vertical Gain: 265'

Ridge Line Trail trailhead

Looking west over Bald Mountain toward Stratton Mountain

Directions to trailhead: From downtown Putney (5 North), take a left onto Westminster Road, then a left on West Hill Road, then a double right onto Putney Mountain Road (right, then bear right). Parking area is a few miles up near the top of the mountain.

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