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Starks Nest Long Trail Ascent from Appalachian Gap

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Length

1.6 Miles 2.5 Kilometers


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Elevation

1,245' 380 m

Ascent

-9' -3 m

Descent

15%

Avg Slope (9°)

35%

Max Slope (19°)

3,618' 1,103 m

High

2,382' 726 m

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An ascent to the top of Mad River Glenn starting at the Appalachian Gap on Vermont 17.

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Overview

Mad River Glen is a skiers' only area. If you intend to split board or snowshoe up the trail, be sure that the area is closed prior to a snowboard descent.
Type: Backcountry or Sidecountry

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This ascent starts at the Appalachian Gap where Long Trail crosses Vermont 17 approximately 1.4 miles west of Mad River Glenn Cooperative. Approximate coordinates of the road crossing are 44.210985, -72.931607. Head south on Long Trail and begin the ascent to the top of Starks Nest. This ascent has a lot of descent options along the way. It provides nearly full access to Mad River Glen, traversing the ridge past Chair Lift 2 and ending at Starks Nest, which is where Chair Lift 1 offloads.

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Mar 15, 2016
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