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Address: Windsor, VT
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This trail leads to an old quarry, which offers views of the hills and...

This trail leads to an old quarry, which offers views of the hills and farms in Vermont.

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love old quarries

Great hike, one of the shorter ones to the summit but always sections that are strenuous but that's what happens when you want a view. Quarry is cool

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 21 October 2016
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Easthampton, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Great hike, one of the shorter ones to the summit but always sections that are strenuous but that's what happens when you want a view. Quarry is cool

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Hartland, Vermont
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2013

Mt. Ascutney is a real gem of a hike and the Brownsville Trail is a great way to do it. The parking lot at the trail head accommodates about a dozen cars. There are a couple very pretty waterfalls on the trail (not as big as the Cascades, but nice). The old quarrying equipment that lies around the trail is... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2013

This is a great trail up Mt Ascutney for quick exercise or views. There is a short steep section at the very beginning and then it is an easy walk up an old logging road to the first views. This is a good spot to stop with little ones. It is the site of an very old granite quarry and... More 

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Windsor VT
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2012

This trail is not an easy hike, but well worth the effort. The views all along the way are fantastic and if youneed to rest there are plenty of places to do that

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