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Loop trail

3 of the 10 of us were in tears going through the squeeze and on the final descent. Want to go... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2018
lllovejoy
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What a great hike. Started up with the loop trail. Challenging and not recommended for dogs or... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
Amber C
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Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

3 of the 10 of us were in tears going through the squeeze and on the final descent. Want to go again but up Brook trail. The top was spectacular.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank lllovejoy
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

What a great hike. Started up with the loop trail. Challenging and not recommended for dogs or children. As an experienced hiker, even I had a few moments of needing a quick break. The summit was delightful and many spots to explore once there. Hands...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Amber C
Reviewed 6 August 2018

This modest 3,000-foot mountain offers a big New England mountain hiking experience. It's a best bang for the buck hike. We took the Tumbledown Brook trail to the top. Easy first mile gives way to much steeper climb over boulder fields and numerous waterfalls. Alpine...More

Date of experience: July 2018
4  Thank Airsick1
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Summer time swim in the high Alpine Pond, picnic above treeline on a craggy overlook. Multiple trail options make this a repeat adventure that can include several other peaks.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank tpap88
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Our family hiked the Brook Trail to the summit with two toddlers five and three years old and an infant 6 months old. Some tips, bring a hiking backpack if hiking with children. We had an Osprey rigid hiking pack for the infant and a...More

Date of experience: September 2017
4  Thank Carrie N
Reviewed 11 July 2017

My family has been vacationing in Weld and Wilton, Maine for over 10 years. This is one hike we look forward to each year. I am writing this review from this year's vacation in Maine and we are hiking Tumbledown today! We hike to Brook...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Anne C
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Excellent views. Many options to climb. I prefer to go up Little Jackson Mountain next door and then hike down to the alpine lake for a refreshing swim.

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank EthanB103
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

What a great hike. This is an intermediate hike good for families with slightly older energetic kids. Not good for babies or toddlers. We hiked for over 4 hours so try to start early or at least by noon. The view at the top was...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Sharon S
Reviewed 15 November 2016

My wife grew up visiting Weld and always wanted to see the lake that was on top of the mountain. After looking and reading about each of the trails, we decided on the Brook Trail as it's the most direct. The first 2/3s of the...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank bogblogger
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

We took the brook trail to summit which is the quickest way to the top, the last quater mile was tough but we'll worth the hike. Spectacular views and the pond was beautiful! Approximately 3 1/2 hours out and back. One of my favorite hikes.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank mainebeefman
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