Time: 3 hours 12 minutes
Year to date miles: 196.8
Parking: Hiker parking lot on Route 41. Room for around 8? cars
Rest rooms: Pit toilet at parking area.
From parking area, turn right onto Route 41 briefly, then cross street and enter woods.
The hike enters a pretty pine forest and then crosses a meadow.
At the road, turn left on Pine Cobble Road.
Turn left again onto Route 44 (busier).
Continue a ways and then cross road at the AT sign and enter a meadow.
Follow the meadow and start the steep climb up the shoulder of Wetauwanchu Mountain.
Continue with much less elevation gain/loss, passing Garnett Brook until you reach Billy's View.
Map: Connecticut Walk Book West
Nice hike with one steep climb. Otherwise, very moderate. Billy's View is nice, but somewhat obstructed. Still, a pleasant hike. We saw a few thru hikers on our hike today.
|Instructions for the road walk|
|Leaving the road again to start the hike up the mountain|
|Usually the dogs avoid ladders, but this one wasn't very bad.|
|The four of us have completed hiking the CT section of the AT!|