Section 4: Somerset Reservoir to Kelley Stand Road
DEC 2016: Due to a logging operation, Grout Pond Road will be plowed this winter. Skiers will need to walk the approximately 0.5 miles of the Catamount Trail that overlap with the north end of Grout Pond 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.
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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Trail Conditions & Updates – #CTsection4
With 300 miles of trail to keep track of it can be hard to know exactly what to expect on a specific section of trail, but that doesn’t mean we can’t try. Using Twitter we are hoping to help skiers out on the trail communicate their experience to skiers at home using specific hashtags for trail updates. The format is #CTsection(#). When planning an adventure you can view current updates by visiting the specific section page on the Catamount Trail website, or by searching twitter for the appropriate section you hope to ski. Below are updates for Catamount Trail Section 4… #CTsection4.