Mansfield – Getting ready for hiking above the treeline

Peak Summited2019 Mount Mansfield
Type of HikeDay hike
TrailheadHell's Brook Trail
EncounteredWildflowers blooming, Ripe berries
Road ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehicles
Bug StatusBugs were not too bad
Snow ConditionsSnow free
Trail ConditionsMinor obstacles posing few problems

Stunning views but quite a scramble to get up the trail. We chose to take the cliff trail to the  cable car  to save our knees after some prior days hiking. Walking back to the trailhead along the road from the Cable car was a little shy of 2 miles.

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