TRAILS WITH LADDERS & METAL RUNGS
Some hikers love the excitement of hiking in New England and stumbling across a series of trail ladders, log staircases, and/or metal rungs. The good news is that New England is full of trails that offer these types of memorable and photo-worthy trail features.
The list below includes all known trails in New England that have a substantial amount of ladders, staircases, metal rungs and wooden blocks. Are any trails missing from this list? If so, please let me know by emailing me at firstname.lastname@example.org!
On a side-note, many thanks are due to the members of Vftt.org and the 4000-Footer Club Facebook 'Group' for helping to compile/complete this list!
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Sugarloaf Trail, Middle Sugarloaf, NH
Hi-Cannon Trail, Cannon Mountain, NH
Willey Range Trail, Mount Willey, NH (photo by Chris De Nuzzio)
Precipice Trail, Champlain Mountain, Acadia National Park, Maine
Beech Cliff Ladder Trail, Acadia National Park, ME
Osseo Trail, Mount Flume, NH
Mount Morgan Trail, Mount Morgan, NH
Metal Rungs on the Lambert Ridge Trail, Smarts Mountain, New Hampshire
GUIDEBOOKS TO GET YOU THERE
The following published guidebooks are trusted resources to help you find most of the best trails that have ladders or metal rungs in New England. Click on any of the books to read reviews and/or to purchase them on Amazon.com.
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