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Sheila Jones | 802-353-5260

Rochester, Vermont

Mt Horrid & Brandon Gap Hike

Mt Horrid & Brandon Gap Hike

Hike Level (1-5): 3-4 (Level 5 most difficult)
Cost: $65 pp  [ RATE INFO ]
Duration: 1.5 Hours
Location: Goshen, VT [ VIEW MAP ]

Description:  The Long Trail to Mount Horrid is a 1.9 mile out and back. There are rock steps and rugged terrain to get to this spectacular view.  The trail is primarily used from August until February. With an elevation of 3,205 feet, Mount Horrid is the 83rd highest summit in the state of Vermont. Peregrine falcons make their nests in the Great Cliffs of Mount Horrid and can often be seen while hiking. There are many options in the Brandon Gap area for all levels of fitness if you are looking for less intense hike.

Departure & Pick-ups: Departures start at 8:30 am or 11 am on weekdays and can be flexible on the weekends. Most hikes will meet at the trail head unless specified prior to the hike. Vermont Excursions does not offer transportation to the trail head, but will set a convenient location to meet and caravan if requested. Vermont Excursions is not responsible for your automobile in the parking lot. Our departure time will be indicated on the itinerary. We only wait for 5 minutes. Please arrive 15 minutes before the scheduled departure time.  Departure times are subject to change and you will be notified of any changes prior to the tour. If a change is made by us and there is a conflict with your schedule we will refund in full.

Example Itinerary:
• Meet in parking lot at 8:30 am
• Safety overview
• Hike to chosen location
• Enjoy a fitness class, history lesson or just relax in nature
• Water & a snack included

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