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I was in Stowe the night before and met some new friends who told me I absolutely needed to do Beehive. So at 5 in the morning with the first snow falling, I drove nearly 7 hours to make it to Acadia. OMFG - one...More
Did the beehive trail the day before I did he precipice Trail. I loved it! Felt like it was a prep for the precipice trail. The iron wrungs are there to protect you so use them wisely. Otherwise you need a great pair of hiking...More
Early 50s female who is not exercising other than stretching/yoga. I made the ascent up Beehive in 30 minutes. It is a mental challenge b/c you must plan which leg/foot to lead with so as not to be stuck or in an awkward position for...More
I knew there were some metal rungs used on the hike, but wow what a great climb! We loved the exertion, hiking, and the many metal rungs that helped us scale the face of the cliffs to reach the top of beehive trail. Loved it!!...More
It is a tough climb in places. You can see in the photos several places with iron bars to assist your climb. It's not for the timid. The spectacular views atop the mountain are well earned. The views are great everywhere along the climb. Keeps...More
We liked the fact that the photography opportunities were more frequent and closer to the bottom on this trail. Only reason I didn't rate it better was because the trail was too short! Went early in the morning, and the photos were fantastic. PS: I...More
I will start my review by saying the Beehive face part of this trail is a moderate climb and not for those who fear heights or the potential to fall. All should be serious is climbing this trail as small mistakes could be costly. With...More
On our last day of exploring beautiful Acadia National Park, my daughter kind of hid the fact that the Beehive trail has it's dangers and is pretty tough. It is in my opinion a more advanced trail and requires a great deal of climbing up...More
I hiked both, Precipice is much more rewarding, of course much more climb. I recommend to do Precipice. For the Precipice you can do the loop when you going downhill, which is much quicker and eliminates going down the... More
I hiked both, Precipice is much more rewarding, of course much more climb. I recommend to do Precipice. For the Precipice you can do the loop when you going downhill, which is much quicker and eliminates going down the ladders. The last section will be walking along the road tho.