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Mount Greylock Magic Triangle

By Western Mass Hilltown Hikers (other events)

Friday, May 31 2024 10:00 AM 3:00 PM EDT
 
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Magic Triangle
May 31st @ 10:00 am
Parking at Jones Nose parking area on Rockwell Road in New Ashford, 4.0 miles north of the Mount Greylock Visitor Center. Drive Rockwell Road from the Visitors Center ( 30 Rockwell Road, Lanesborough, MA 01237)continue for four miles and you will see the Jones Nose Parking area on your right.
Hike Rating:  Strenuous  (first mile is the Jones Nose climb) 4.5 mile loop

Join DCR Interpretive Guide Mike Whalen and the Western Mass Hilltown Hikers as we explore the lofty Nose of Mount Greylock along the Magic Triangle. This classic 4.5-mile, 3-trail loop starts at the Jones Nose parking area, follows the steep 1.0-mile Jones Nose Trail to the Appalachian Trail on the crest of Saddleball Mountain, continues east on the A.T. and wraps up the triangle along Old Adams Road. Stops include stunning vistas and the rustic Mark Noeppel Campsite Shelter. Hike is strenuous with an initial elevation gain of 800 vertical feet and includes rugged trail conditions. Leave-No-Trace trail stewardship ethics and historical commentary on the Appalachian Trail will be offered. Suitable for ages 12 and older. Wear sturdy waterproof shoes and dress for the weather. Bring a lunch, water and trekking poles.

Please Register per car load on https://westernmasshilltownhikers.ticketleap.com Maps and bottled water provided.  Well behaved dogs allowed. Event is volunteer lead.  More details are on www.hilltownhikers.com .  Please email [email protected] or call/text 413-302-0312 if you have any questions.  As always be prepared for rocks, mud and roots, bring hiking poles!

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Mission Statement: Western Mass Hilltown Hikers, Inc. is organized exclusively for charitable and educational purposes to engage in all legal activities relating to the development, maintenance and operation of recreational hiking and outdoor adventure in Western Massachusetts.  We are a non-profit 501C(3) organization incorporated in the State of Massachusetts. Tax ID #86-2532245

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Liability Waiver: As a condition of your
voluntary participation in this activity, you
acknowledge and agree to the following: this
activity involves inherent risks that can cause
property damage, injury, illness, disability,
and/or death to participants and/or others;
you assume all risk associated with this
activity; you are responsible for having the
necessary knowledge, skills, abilities,
clothing, and equipment to safely participate
in this activity; you know and will follow the
Hiker Responsibility Code described at
www.hikesafe.com;.the leader(s) of this
activity are volunteers; and you for yourself,
your heirs, executors, and administrators
release, hold harmless, and indemnify the
leader(s) and all members of this group from
any and all claims for property damage,
injury, illness, disability, and/or death -
including those caused by negligence and/or
other reasons.

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