Waypoint: BecketMtn

mile 1540.72 / Summit


2,180'.

Waypoint: AT153642

mile 1543.99 / Water


Large stream.

Waypoint: CountyRoadMA

mile 1544.64 / Parking

Waypoint: BaldTop

mile 1544.88 / Summit


2,040'.

Waypoint: OctoberShelterSpur

mile 1546.50 / Shelter Junction


W 100 feet to October Mtn Shelter. Water source for the shelter is 100' south on the AT.

Waypoint: WBranchRd

mile 1547.06 / Parking

Waypoint: PittsfieldWashington

mile 1548.50 / Parking


Pitsfield Road intersects Beach Road. E 0.1 miles to Wiley residence and blueberry farm. Water is available from a spigot on the side of garage. Blueberry picking and camping by arrangment. E 5 miles to Becket, Mass. Post office 01223 opens M-F 8-4, Sa 9-11:30, (413) 623-8845. Becket Motel, (413) 623-8888; general store.

Waypoint: AT154285

mile 1550.29 / Water


Small stream.

Waypoint: CadyBrook

mile 1550.41 / Water

Waypoint: BlotzRd

mile 1551.35 / Parking

Waypoint: WarnerHill

mile 1552.13 / Summit


2,056'.

Waypoint: AT154749

mile 1554.94 / Power line

Waypoint: KayWoodSpur

mile 1555.21 / Shelter Junction


E 0.2 miles to Kay Wood Shelter.

Waypoint: GrangeHallRd

mile 1555.53 / Parking

Waypoint: BartonBk

mile 1555.68 / Water


Footbridge over Barton Brook.

Waypoint: CSXRailroad

mile 1557.61 / Railroad


Nobo AT enters the town of Dalton.

Waypoint: TomLevardi

mile 1557.86 / Water


Tom Levardi's residence. Hikers can use his spigot, tenting may be available.

Waypoint: EHousatonic

mile 1558.04 / Bridge


East Branch of the Housatonic River bridge, Dalton.

Waypoint: Dalton

mile 1558.20 / Trail Junction


W 0.3 miles to PO.

Waypoint: DaltonCumbies

mile 1558.26 / Convenience store


Cumberland Farms.

Waypoint: GulfRdN

mile 1559.30 / Parking


North end of Dalton.

Waypoint: AT155538

mile 1562.27 / Power line

Waypoint: CrystalMtnCampSpur

mile 1562.37 / Trail Junction


East 100 yards to official campsite.

Waypoint: GorePondOutlet

mile 1563.11 / Water

Waypoint: CheshireCobbles

mile 1565.22 / Summit


The Cobbles are marble outcrops. Views of Cheshire and Mt. Greylock, 6 miles away.

Waypoint: FurnaceHillRd

mile 1566.27 / Road


Cheshire south trailhead.

Waypoint: CheshireHoosic

mile 1566.63 / Bridge


Bridge over the Hoosic River in Cheshire.

Waypoint: CheshirePO

mile 1566.73 / Post Office


Cheshire, Mass. 01225. Open M-F 7:30-1 & 2-4:30, Sa 8:30-11:30, (413) 743-3184.

Waypoint: Mass8

mile 1567.23 / Road


W 0.2 miles to a large Shell convenience store. E 2.4 miles to Berkshire Outfitters, (413) 743-5900. E 4 miles to Adams, Mass. Post office 01220 open M-F 8:30-4:30, Sa 10-12, (413) 743-5177. Big Y supermarket; restaurants; fast food; laundry; hardware store; doctor; dentist; Rite Aid; veterinarian; Western Union.

Waypoint: OutlookAve

mile 1568.01 / Road

Waypoint: AT156128

mile 1568.21 / Water


Stream.

Waypoint: AT156143

mile 1568.36 / Power line

Waypoint: AT156269

mile 1569.51 / Water


Small spring.

Waypoint: MarkNoepelSpur

mile 1571.45 / Shelter Junction


E 0.1 miles to Mark Noepel Shelter.

Waypoint: RockwellRdI

mile 1573.72 / Parking

Waypoint: RockwellRdII

mile 1574.03 / Road

Waypoint: SummitRdI

mile 1574.24 / Parking

Waypoint: ATBascomLodge

mile 1574.64 / Restaurant


Bascom Lodge serves hot meals. Next food for southbounders is the Shell, 8 miles downhill at Mass 8.

Waypoint: SummitRdII

mile 1574.85 / Road

Waypoint: ATBernardFarmTr

mile 1576.82 / Trail Junction


Bernard Farm Trail joins the AT.

Waypoint: MtWilliams

mile 1577.24 / Summit


2,951'.

Waypoint: NotchRd

mile 1578.00 / Road

Waypoint: MoneyBkFallsTr

mile 1578.26 / Shelter Junction


E 0.3 miles to Wilbur Clearing Shelter.

Waypoint: AT157308

mile 1579.91 / Water


Footbridge over a stream.

Waypoint: PaullBk

mile 1580.04 / Water


Footbridge over a brook.

Waypoint: PattisonRd

mile 1580.11 / Parking


Pattison Road, North Adams, Mass.

Waypoint: CatherineStreet

mile 1580.70 / Road


Catherine Street intersects Phelps Avenue in North Adams, Mass. W 100 yards to 138 Catherine Street, home of Joshua Moran who offers bikes for hikers to use.

Waypoint: Mass2

mile 1581.14 / Road


Many services, restaurants and motels accessible by this main thoroughfare of North Adams, Mass. E 0.6 to Oriental Chinese AYCE Buffet, Renee's Diner, coin laundry. W 0.5 miles to Super Shop & Stop, Papa Johns, ATM, pharmacy, Western Union, bank. Redwood Motel, (413) 664-4351.

Waypoint: HoosicRiver

mile 1581.18 / Bridge


Pedestrian Bridge over the Hoosic River in North Adams, Mass.

Waypoint: MassAve

mile 1581.38 / Road

Waypoint: AT157337

mile 1581.68 / Power line

Waypoint: PetesSpring

mile 1582.65 / Water


W 0.1 miles to Sherman Brook Campsite.

Waypoint: ATPineCobbleSpur

mile 1583.74 / Trail Junction


Pine Cobble Spur jct wth AT. W 2.2 miles, down 1600 feet to Williamstown, Mass.

Waypoint: LongTrail

mile 1585.13 / Trailhead


Massachusetts/Vermont line, southern terminus of the Long Trail. The AT and LT are contiguous for 105 miles until Maine Gap, where the AT turns west and the LT continues north 160 miles to Vermont's northern extremity.

Waypoint: LT38

mile 1585.52 / Water


Tributary of Broad Brook.

Waypoint: RiskyRanchRd

mile 1587.60 / Road


Dirt road.

Waypoint: SethWarnerSpur

mile 1587.79 / Shelter Junction


W 0.2 miles to Seth Warner Shelter.

Waypoint: LT287

mile 1588.06 / Power line

Waypoint: LT294

mile 1588.12 / Parking


Dirt road.

Waypoint: LT459

mile 1589.81 / Power line

Waypoint: LT536

mile 1590.61 / Water


Beaver pond outlet.

Waypoint: LT741

mile 1592.71 / Road


Dirt road. W 0.2 miles to Sucker Pond.

Waypoint: SuckerPondOutlet

mile 1593.16 / Water

Waypoint: CongdonShelter

mile 1594.67 / Shelter


Sleeps 8, privy, tentsites behind shelter. Water source is a brook near the shelter.

Waypoint: HarmonHill

mile 1597.03 / Summit


2,330'.

Waypoint: LT1287

mile 1598.19 / Trail Junction

Waypoint: VT9

mile 1598.79 / Road


Parking lot just W (compass north) of the AT. E 2.5 miles to Camelot Country Deli (802) 445-3053; Greenwood Lodge and Campsites, (802) 442-2547, http://www.campvermont.com/greenwood, open mid-May to late Oct. W 5.1 miles to Bennington, Vt. Post office 05201 open M-F 8a-5p, Sa 9a-2p, (802) 442-2421. Lots of lodging choices, restaurants, smaller markets. Free public wifi. Library, Family Dollar, coin laundry, banks, Express Care, (802) 447-0477, open 8a-6p, near hospital; dentist; pharmacy; vet; hardware store; free showers available at Town Recreation Center on Gage Street; Bennington Taxi, (802) 442-9052. W 7 miles to North Bennington, Vt. Severl lodging options, large chain groceries, movie theater.

Waypoint: CityStream

mile 1598.80 / Water

Waypoint: SplitRockVT

mile 1599.37 / Scenic Area

Waypoint: MelvilleNauheimTr

mile 1600.21 / Shelter Junction


E 0.1 miles to Melville Nauheim Shelter. Water source for the shelter is a short distance north.

Waypoint: LT1523

mile 1600.73 / Power line

Waypoint: GlastonburyWildS

mile 1600.78 / Sign

Waypoint: HellHollowBk

mile 1601.77 / Water

Waypoint: LT1756

mile 1603.10 / Trail Junction


E 0.7 miles to Little Pond.

Waypoint: GlastonburyWildN

mile 1606.89 / Sign

Waypoint: GoddardShelter

mile 1608.33 / Shelter


Sleeps 10, loft, privy. Water source is a spring just south on the AT. Trail junction.

Waypoint: GlastonburyMtn

mile 1608.58 / Summit


3,748'. Lookout tower.

Waypoint: KidGoreSpur

mile 1612.27 / Shelter Junction


E 50 yards to Kid Gore Shelter. Water source for the shelter is at Caughnawaga Camp.

Waypoint: CaughnawagaCamp

mile 1612.32 / Campsite


Water source is a brook nearby.

Waypoint: LT3026

mile 1616.11 / Water


Tributary of South Alder Brook.

Waypoint: StorySpringShelter

mile 1616.93 / Shelter


Sleeps 8, privy, tenting. Water is located just north of the shelter on the AT.

Waypoint: USFS71

mile 1618.50 / Road

Waypoint: BlackBk

mile 1619.47 / Water


Footbridge. Campsites nearby.

Waypoint: StrattonDeerfield

mile 1620.41 / Water


Stratton-Arlington Road, bridge over East Branch Deerfield River.

Waypoint: StrattonArlingtonRd

mile 1620.45 / Parking

Waypoint: IPRoadS

mile 1621.77 / Road


Two track. Possibly Stratton Mtn Bypass.

Waypoint: StrattonMtn

mile 1624.06 / Summit


3,940'. Lookout tower. Trail east to top of ski lifts.

Waypoint: StrattonSpring

mile 1624.26 / Water

Waypoint: IPRoadN

mile 1625.95 / Road


Grassy road can be used as a direct bypass of Stratton Mountain.

Waypoint: LT4043

mile 1626.54 / Water


Footbridge over a large stream.

Waypoint: StrattonShelterSpur

mile 1627.02 / Shelter Junction


W 0.1 miles to Stratton Pond Shelter.

Waypoint: LTLyeBkTr

mile 1627.11 / Trail Junction

Waypoint: LTAroundStrattonPd

mile 1627.21 / Trail Junction

Waypoint: LyeBkWildS

mile 1627.33 / Sign


AT nobo enters Lye Brook Wilderness.

Waypoint: WinhallRiver

mile 1628.93 / Water


Foodbridge.

Waypoint: LT4423

mile 1630.32 / Water


Stream.

Waypoint: LTBranchPdTr

mile 1631.65 / Shelter Junction


W 0.5 miles to William B. Douglas Shelter.

Waypoint: LT4621

mile 1632.40 / Gate

Waypoint: LTRootvilleRd

mile 1632.64 / Trail Junction


Old Rootville Road (gravel) leads 2.1 miles and descends 1200 feet to Vt. 30 in Manchester Center.

Waypoint: SprucePeakShelterTr

mile 1634.69 / Shelter Junction


W 0.1 miles to Spruce Peak Shelter.