Sunday, August 25, 2013

MA Appalachian Trail - Section 4 - Grange Hall Road to Blotz Road

August 24, 2013

Distance: 8.6 miles
Time: 4 hours 24 minutes

Year to date miles: 259.4

Map: AMCs Best Day Hikes in the Berkshires - i.e. just a drawing in the book
Hike description: AMCs Best Day Hikes in the Berkshires Hike #23, Warner Hill
We ended up extending the hike described in the book (6.3 miles).
The book describes Grange Hall Road to the summit of Warner Hill.
We continued along the AT until we reached Blotz Road, then turned around.

Parking: Grange Hall Road, Dalton, MA. Space for around 4 cars on the shoulder of the road. Look for the AT sign to find it.

Post hike dinner: Baba Louies Pizza  Pittsfield, MA
Restrooms: None

The start of the trail from the road

We decided to hike to Blotz Road

Hay ferns
Sign for the summit - the view is on a path to the left of the trail


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