Vermont's Gateway To Backcountry Skiing And Riding

Section 5: Kelley Stand Road to Kendall Farm Road

Please Note: Parking is currently not available at the North Brookwood/West Ridge Road access point (near Stratton Mountain Resort) described in the CT Guidebook. You may still use it as a drop-off or pick-up point.  Thank you for your cooperation.

 

Catamount_Trail_Section_5_MapSnapshot:  
This primarily back-country section lies completely within the Green Mountain National Forest and leads to beautiful Stratton Pond, where there is a shelter for overnight camping, and to Little Pond, another pristine, isolated pond. The section ends with a steep, downhill run on an old logging road before crossing the Winhall River.

Length: 
10.4 miles

Difficulty:
This easy-to-intermediate section is pleasant and very scenic.   There is one mid-way access point in the Stratton Mountain Resort complex. Most of the terrain is gently undulating. There is a fairly steep but wide downhill run on an old logging road to Kendall Farm Rd., but this can be avoided by detouring onto the I.P. Rd. (former CT), adding 2 miles to this section.

Downloads:
Catamount Trail Section 5 – Map & Elevation Profile (.pdf ~467k)
Catamount Trail Section 5 – Written Description (.pdf ~107k)
Shuttle Direction Section 5

 

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