Burlington: Mt. Mansfield Grand Loop

From the east, Mt. Mansfield looks like a supine, elongated face. This 8.1-mile loop covers Vermont’s 4,393-foot highpoint from rocky Forehead to an exposed ridgeline leading to the low stubble of alpine grasses atop the Chin.
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From the east, Mt. Mansfield looks like a supine, elongated face. This 8.1-mile loop covers Vermont’s 4,393-foot highpoint from rocky Forehead to an exposed ridgeline leading to the low stubble of alpine grasses atop the Chin.

Waypoints

MGL001

Location: 44.529724, -72.842059

Trailhead. Begin hiking on Eagle Creek Trail/CCC Rd.

MGL002

Location: 44.534023, -72.830901

Stay R onto CCC Road

MGL003

Location: 44.52206, -72.817297

Turn L for the Forehead, then backtrack to this spot and take the Long Trail north.

MGL004

Location: 44.520438, -72.818756

The Forehead

MCL005

Location: 44.526405, -72.81498

The Nose

MGL006

Location: 44.54378, -72.81425

The Chin

MGL007

Location: 44.543016, -72.815623

Turn R to descend on Sunset Ridge Trail