Boston: Alander Mountain Loop

Head up to a ridge overlooking the Hudson Valley and Catskills, and return through beaver and berry country.
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Head up to a ridge overlooking the Hudson Valley and Catskills, and return through beaver and berry country.

Trail Facts

  • Distance: 13.9

Waypoints

ALD001

Location: 42.0863418579102, -73.4621887207031

Trailhead; head straight across meadow

ALD002

Location: 42.0867195129394, -73.4675750732422

Blueberry patch just off trail to R

ALD003

Location: 42.0879592895508, -73.4738693237305

R @ T-intersection onto Alander Mountain Trail

ALD004

Location: 42.0925331115723, -73.4859924316406

Side trail to L leads to campsites hidden back in the woods

ALD005

Location: 42.0910263061523, -73.4969100952148

R @ fire pit; ignore faint path that leads straight

ALD006

Location: 42.0879516601562, -73.5035400390625

R @ T-intersection just past dark, crumbling cabin; climb to summit

ALD007

Location: 42.0870552062988, -73.5052795410156

Alander summit; retrace steps to WPT 6 and go straight

ALD008

Location: 42.0807113647461, -73.5028762817383

L @ T-intersection marked "Gentz's Corner"

ALD009

Location: 42.0823402404785, -73.5047607421875

R @ T-intersection on old carriage road through pleasant, open woods

ALD010

Location: 42.0657730102539, -73.4965515136719

L @ 3-way; or continue straight to reach Mt. Frissell, CT's highpoint

ALD011

Location: 42.0679092407227, -73.4895324707031

Straight @ 3-way; begin following along Ashley Brook

ALD012

Location: 42.082950592041, -73.4827499389648

L @ 3-way to river camping; or go R to WPT 3, then R to trailhead