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The Nose to The Chin via Long Trail

Stowe, Vermont



2.92 miles

Elevation Gain

755 ft

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The Nose to The Chin is a notable segment of the Long Trail in Stowe, Vermont. This trail is known for its challenging terrain and significant elevation gain. It spans approximately 2.92 miles and ascends over 755 feet, making it a demanding hike for even seasoned hikers. The trail features a variety of natural landmarks. Hikers will pass by Sterling Pond, a clear, high-altitude body of water. The trail also offers views of distinctive rock formations, including Elephant's Head and the Adam's Apple. The trail's difficulty is largely due to its steep inclines and rocky terrain. Hikers should be prepared for a strenuous workout and bring appropriate gear, including sturdy hiking boots and trekking poles. Despite its challenges, the trail rewards hikers with panoramic views of the Green Mountains from the summit. In terms of tips, it's recommended to start early to avoid afternoon thunderstorms common in the area. Also, remember to pack plenty of water and snacks for this lengthy hike. The Nose to The Chin is a demanding but rewarding trail for those seeking a challenging hike in Stowe, Vermont.
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