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Great hike!

This is such a great loop hike and is just perfect if you have a couple of hours. The climb up the... read more

Reviewed 24 April 2016
Mike J
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Ashland, Massachusetts
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Great Climb

Awesome views. Fun climb. Took almost four hours. Watch carefully for markers as we had some... read more

Reviewed 19 April 2016
kkalweit
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East Sandwich, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

This is such a great loop hike and is just perfect if you have a couple of hours. The climb up the rock faces is challenging and is just incredible. Nice views and the hike down the ridge part is just a nice downhill walk....More

Date of experience: April 2016
2  Thank Mike J
Reviewed 19 April 2016 via mobile

Awesome views. Fun climb. Took almost four hours. Watch carefully for markers as we had some trouble finding them. They may need to be re-marked as many were faded.

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank kkalweit
Reviewed 11 April 2016

The only thing stopping me from giving this hike 5 stars was that on the way down I fell and sprained my ankle badly enough to put me in an air cast for 8 weeks. The views are breathtaking. The first summit is a fairly...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Kate H
Reviewed 14 March 2016 via mobile

Awesome ,!,! Nice view, My family first time hiking. Not to difficult, just becareful for the rocks covered with ice, is so slippery but we did it ! 4.5 hours.

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank BillySuoth
Reviewed 10 January 2016

This is my favorite hike - 4-5 hours including lunch break at the summit. After 45 minutes hiking up through the woods, you emerge on a plateau above treeline and continue to work your way up open rock faces (no climbing gear needed but bring...More

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank fionas448
Reviewed 16 December 2015

We had trouble finding this place – type in 1 Orris Road into your GPS and that will take you to the trail entrance. And FYI – you're supposed to pay $5 to park. The views are incredible and the hike is semi-strenuous. We saw...More

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank Kipp7272
Reviewed 15 December 2015

Well liked and well signed. A nice place to go if you have time. Not a destination place though it is presented that way.

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank DeaverB
Reviewed 18 November 2015

Just the right amount of difficulty for us. Great views. Watch out for the slippery surfaces on the rocks where the ice forms! Wouldn't feel comfortable taking my parents up there. Start with Dickey, which is more difficult, and enjoy the awesome foliage on the...More

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank AbKo_12
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Well, we went to this particular hike because it was close to where we were staying and thought that it would be a quick hike. It would have been had it not been raining! Let me tell you, I almost slid off of the mountain...More

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank Rachel M
Reviewed 15 October 2015

This is a great moderate hike that can be done by most people. We went last weekend which was a little crowded because it's foliage season but did not take away from the beauty or the experience. Make sure to bring plenty of food and...More

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank paducah1983
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Peter R
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Response from bobrusa | Reviewed this property |
sorry, just saw this... if you have a fear of heights, then this may not be the hike for you...i didn't know and after i finished the first leg of this hike (beautiful), it continued to a path which was ALL boulders (with... More
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Response from bernie1935 | Reviewed this property |
We took our 3 year old dog on this hike. It was not strenuous for him, but, when we got to the second peak, I wish I had put him on a leash because there are large boulders and crevices off trail that he explored and we got... More
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