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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Trailhead. Begin hiking on Eagle Creek Trail/CCC Rd.
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Stay R onto CCC Road
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Turn L for the Forehead, then backtrack to this spot and take the Long Trail north.
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Turn R to descend on Sunset Ridge Trail