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Section 4: Somerset Reservoir to Kelley Stand Road

DEC 2015:  The Moon Brook Bridge, along the CT to the east of Somerset Reservoir, is damaged and not safe to cross.  When the reservoir in this area is frozen, a short detour downstream of the bridge is crossable. Please be cautious as you navigate your way across this drainage. 

DEC 2014: We have relocated the trail to travel around the east side of Grout Pond, improving views and reducing the distance on snowmobile trails.  The old CT route is still functional if you prefer to stay to the west of the pond.  Please review the updated map. 

This is an un-groomed wilderness section offering beautiful views of Somerset Reservoir and Grout Pond. The Trail briefly shares a snowmobile trail at the south end and at the north end.

8.4 miles

The terrain is easy but this is a very remote section with access points only at the south and north ends. At times, winds coming across the frozen reservoir can create challenging snowdrifts. Ninety percent of this section is ungroomed.

Catamount Trail Section 4 – Map & Elevation Profile (.pdf ~909k)
Catamount Trail Section 4 – Written Description (.pdf ~97k)
Shuttle Directions Section 4


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