Pocumtuck Ridge Trail - 15 miles

Meet at Poet Seat Tower in Greenfield and carpool to Mt Sugarloaf at 99 Sugarloaf St, South Deerfield, MA. Vigorous and Difficult Hike: The Pocumtuck Ridge Trail is a hiking trail that extends from Sugarloaf mountain in South Deerfield, MA northward to Rocky Mountain in Greenfield, MA. Approximately 15 miles long, it is accessible from many trailheads and features dramatic views from its traprock cliffs. Hike from Sugarloaf to Poet Seat Tower, 8 hours of hiking.

If you plan attend this hike, please test endurance by hiking from parking lot on Rt 116 up to Sugar the top of Sugarloaf and back down. Much of this trail is very rough and quite extreme in places.

Reminder: Average pace of 2 miles/hour must be maintained to complete 15 miles by 5pm. Also goal of hike is to hike as a group and takes breaks as a group. During this hike people will be asked not split into smaller groups. If these conditions don't fit your ability or hiking style please change RSVP to not going.

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  • Karen

    another great hike!

    November 12, 2012

  • Aiping D.

    Everything is great! Weather, people and the view... Wonerful first time 15-mile-hike experience for me. Thank you Earl for leading this. Nice meeting you all!

    November 11, 2012

  • Earl U.

    Yes this is Veterans Day weekend.

    October 31, 2012

  • Karen

    YAY! So glad we don't have to wait til next April to do this again! (Plus, I have another granola-bar recipe to experiment with.)

    October 25, 2012

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