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A little pricey but worth it.

I had to pay $24 for myself and my car to drive up but it was worth it. Its a twenty minute drive... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Wanjiru G
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Boston, Massachusetts
Gondola ride to top on last day of season.

Very pleasant and busy. 20 minute wait to ride down. 45 minute wait for lunch. Clean friendly... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Janet D
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Mountain Rd., 7 mi from Rte. 100, Stowe, VT
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I had to pay $24 for myself and my car to drive up but it was worth it. Its a twenty minute drive up so its a long hike up and if I had to hike up at the end of the day I would...More

Thank Wanjiru G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very pleasant and busy. 20 minute wait to ride down. 45 minute wait for lunch. Clean friendly and refreshing on a cool day. Got to watch zip liners.

Thank Janet D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The view from the top is breathtaking. Part of the ascent is driving up Toll Road to the parking area and then the hike to the top. The trail is rocky and demands a level of fitness. There are plenty of rest spots to take...More

3  Thank Jim M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hike is worth planning a day trip for. Don't forget your trusty hiking boots and bottles of water for this one. The hike is worth it for the incredible, open faced view at the top!

1  Thank Hilary C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Started from Barnes Historic site, ample parking. Trail up is steep, but better up than down. returned along the ridge and the Haselton trail.

Thank Stefan N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Awesome views east and west from peak. You can hike from the bottom, or take a car up the auto road and walk the last 1.4 miles. It’s a rocky hike, much of it above tree line, with lots of wind. Highest peak in Vermont...More

1  Thank 655donl
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We took the cable car to the top and back, just to take photos. There is a zip line there for daredevils - but not for me - straight down!

1  Thank bssk2
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Spent a couple of strenuous hours hiking up the mountain from the state park to find the peak crowded. You can find less challenging approaches from the ski resort on the Stowe side of the mountain. The views are worth the effort!

Thank lbakerasa
Reviewed 18 September 2018

Went yesterday (9/17/18) and parked at Underhill State Park. From this side, less touristy stuff, camping and hiking. Decided to go up via Halfway House Trail and across the Long Trail to the summit then back down via Sunset Ridge Trail. This loop took longer...More

1  Thank Todd_Michon
Reviewed 17 September 2018

Be sure to research your hike before attempting. Make sure the weather is clear as you are above tree line.

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Janet D
14 October 2018|
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Response from nobchi | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is a restaurant at the top called The Cliff House. I believe the gondola will be closing for the season as of today however.
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PJDPJD
6 February 2018|
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Response from John P | Reviewed this property |
Maybe in the summer but not in the winter, but there is always the gondola... they have winter hikes in the snow, just call the adventure center in the base village.
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Ellerzoo
4 November 2017|
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Response from yonder2017 | Reviewed this property |
The gondola takes you to the top of the mountain slowly and takes about 15 minutes to get to the top. I was surprised at how steady the ride is. However once you reach the top, we did get off rather quickly, although as... More
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