Haley Bessette

A small-town girl suffering from a case of wanderlust, lover of ice cream, and obsessor of dogs.

Love This Hike!!

I LOVED this hike! Easily one of my favorites. I did it as a sunrise hike with a good friend who lives right in Essex, about a 10 minute drive out of Burlington. The views are absolutely amazing, especially at 6am!! When I went the top was very windy, so it was important to layer up.

Great Mountain

I've hiked this mountain to the summit a couple times. Each time, I've had a really positive experience and have seen some amazing views. This mountain was one that sparked my passion for hiking and would recommend to anyone!! Ps. A little tip would to be not to hike this mountain in early spring (rookie mistake) unless you're properly equipped. I hiked in a pair of my usual sneakers (they were soaked) and trugged/ boot skiied down the whole mountain. While it wasn't the best choice, it made for a great experience!!