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Great view

We hiked with a mixed group of 40 somethings. The trail was pleasantly challenging and the mayflies... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Shannon W
Goshen, United States
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Rutland mom.

Deer's Leap is a beautiful spot. Getting to the top is well worth the hike. It's an easy to... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2017
Rutland, Vermont
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Rutland, VT
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We hiked with a mixed group of 40 somethings. The trail was pleasantly challenging and the mayflies much less pleasant. The view, however, completely worth it!

Thank Shannon W
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Deer's Leap is a beautiful spot. Getting to the top is well worth the hike. It's an easy to moderate trail.

Thank shamrock42016
Reviewed 16 October 2016

This is one of the best "bang for your buck" hikes I've ever seen. The hike up is very easy although you should have good shoes as there are some rocky sections. After a relatively short hike, you reach the outlook which provides an absolutely...More

Thank William H
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Gotta try this at least once :). Gorgeous views and ice caves. It can be a challenge if you're not used to climbing up rock ledges. There are some repelling areas to conquer. At the top it's wonderful to just sit and take in all...More

Thank Husbynme
Reviewed 15 September 2016

We did this as a night hike on a new moon. It was an awesome! The trail is relatively moderately sloping so not completely unreasonable even if you are out of shape. We only had two head lamps for the three of use which was...More

Thank Mckitty_Mike_D
Reviewed 25 May 2016

This is a great "short" but moderately strenuous hike. By short I mean it took me about 1 1/2 hours to the highest point then about 1 1/4 hours to return to the parking area. The hike itself is not overly strenuous but also not...More

5  Thank Richard L
Reviewed 21 May 2016

Nice hike with lovely view; would make a great picnic spot while overlooking town; well worth the effort

Thank covingtonLouisiana
Reviewed 18 May 2016

this trail is great for a morning or afternoon hike. The trail is steep in places and you need to watch the roots and rocks. This trail is mostly shaded all the way up.The view from the top is average but, the trail has a...More

Thank mylittlehummingbird
Reviewed 27 March 2016

This place is one of our go-to trails for when we only have an hour or two but are feeling the need for some exercise. Not too challenging or strenuous (if you're in shape, it's a breeze). The last little bit requires some scrambling to...More

1  Thank lhousesoccer
Reviewed 17 March 2016

This is an excellent hike for a moderately in shape hiker. The trail is steep, there are lots of large roots to clamber over. Not good for casual footwear, though I see many people trying it. I'm sure they are sore the next day. The...More

Thank pigcoon
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