Appalachian Trail: CT 41 to Jug End Road

Rocky and rugged, this 15.9-mile trek travels through two states, crests the tallest peak in Connecticut, and links four summits in Massachusetts.
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Rocky and rugged, this 15.9-mile trek travels through two states, crests the tallest peak in Connecticut, and links four summits in Massachusetts.

Shelters: Riga Lean-to; sleeps 6. Brassie Brook Lean-to; sleeps 6. The Hemlocks Lean-to; sleeps 10. Glen Brook Lean-to; sleeps 6.

Trail Facts

  • Distance: 25.6

Waypoints

WPT011

Location: 42.1059494018555, -73.4340667724609

Mt. Everett Rd. to Guilder Pond Picnic area

WPT003

Location: 42.1190986633301, -73.431282043457

Elbow Trail

WPT001

Location: 42.0156173706055, -73.4519653320312

Riga Lean-to with spring. Only CT lean-to with a view

WPT018

Location: 42.0066184997559, -73.4476852416992

Blue-blazed bypass trail

WPT004

Location: 42.0609016418457, -73.4376678466797

Laurel Ridge campsite (replaces Bear Rock Falls campsite)

WPT007

Location: 42.0471343994141, -73.4531021118164

Steep rock scramble

ZZZ016

Location: 41.9940185546875, -73.4267196655274

CT 41/Undermountain Rd.; Plateau Campsite to L off trail (.8 mi. S to Salisbury, CT)

WPT002

Location: 42.1112670898438, -73.4281311035156

Glen Brook Lean-to: This small, cozy shelter is .1 mi. from Hemlock; just floor, no bunks

WPT002

Location: 42.0521659851074, -73.4469833374024

Waterfalls all along ravine with swimming hole. Lush, cool growth surrounds Sages Ravine, a welcome respite to the heat of summer

WPT005

Location: 42.0746002197266, -73.4321365356445

View

WPT006

Location: 42.0449829101562, -73.4544677734375

Bear Mountain: Stone pyramid built on summit

WPT009

Location: 42.0535163879394, -73.4528503417969

Sages Ravine campsite. The AT follows the lush and green Sages Ravine and traces a brook the whole way (with a swimming hole) and bubbling cascades

WPT020

Location: 42.0079650878906, -73.4472503662109

Bypass trail rejoins AT

WPT017

Location: 42.004467010498, -73.4467010498047

Lions Head Trail

WPT004

Location: 42.0284004211426, -73.4534683227539

Brassie Brook Lean-to

WPT009

Location: 42.1019821166992, -73.4326171875

Mt. Everett (2,602 ft.)

WPT007

Location: 42.0822982788086, -73.432014465332

Mt. Race

WPT008

Location: 42.0934982299805, -73.4357833862305

Race Brook Falls Trail

WPT005

Location: 42.0349006652832, -73.4546508789062

Riga Jct.; Undermountain Trail

WPT012

Location: 42.1070175170898, -73.4357986450195

Picnic area

WPT006

Location: 42.0500984191894, -73.4545364379883

CT-MA border

WPT008

Location: 42.0506324768066, -73.4547500610352

Paradise Lane Trail

WPT006

Location: 42.0796012878418, -73.4319534301758

Ridge walk up Mt. Race offers spectacular views

WPT010

Location: 42.1014823913574, -73.4317321777344

Views. Use caution during wet weather on this steep and rocky terrain

WPT001

Location: 42.1098327636719, -73.4291152954102

The Hemlock Shelter: Beautiful shelter with pine trees, pine scent and cool shade

WPT003

Location: 42.0226821899414, -73.4549331665039

Ball Brook campsite

WPT003

Location: 42.0601844787598, -73.4374008178711

Spring

WPT004

Location: 42.1265830993652, -73.4295349121094

View E

WPT019

Location: 42.0066986083984, -73.4461669921875

View from Lions Head

WPT002

Location: 42.021167755127, -73.4546356201172

Ball Brook group campsite

DSCF6372

Location: 42.1036567687988, -73.4318466186524

DSCF6295

Location: 42.0155792236328, -73.4518508911133

DSCF6316

Location: 42.0522766113281, -73.4473342895508

DSCF6334

Location: 42.0743865966797, -73.4321594238281

DSCF6293

Location: 42.0155792236328, -73.4518508911133

DSCF6393

Location: 42.0661163330078, -73.4371032714844

DSCF6389

Location: 42.1097679138184, -73.4292449951172

DSCF6373

Location: 42.1097679138184, -73.4292449951172

DSCF6328

Location: 42.0680046081543, -73.4375915527344

DSCF6258

Location: 42.0066986083984, -73.4461669921875

DSCF6309

Location: 42.0531768798828, -73.4521789550781

DSCF6391

Location: 42.1110649108887, -73.4279022216797