Around Mt Greylock

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Description

Start

 

 

 

Hancock, MA. At the intersection of Rt 43 and Brodie Mountain Rd.

0.0

 

East

2.8

Brodie Mountain Rd (Eastbound) -- climb 500 vertical feet

2.8

 

R

2.5

Bailey Rd -- nice downhill

5.3

 

R

1.7

Rt 7 -- South [HH - wide shoulder]

 

 

Major
Variation

 

To climb to the highest summit in the state of Massachusetts: see the "Up and Down Mt Greylock" variation below. Adds 20 miles and 2600 vertical feet of climbing to route.

6.8

 

food

 

Lanesborough, MA

7.0

 

L

0.6

Summer St (up a hill)

7.6

 

L

4.7

Old Cheshire Rd (becomes Lanesborough Rd)

12.3

T

L

0.3

Rt 8 -- North

12.6

EE

R

0.6

Church St -- goes through Cheshire, MA

13.1

 

 

 

cross Rail Trail

13.2

 

BL

0.7

becomes Main St (pass by East Main St goes BR)

13.9

 

BL

2.9

becomes Wells Rd, starts climbing

16.8

T

R

0.2

Rt 116 -- East -- still climbing

17.0

 

L

5.8

Henry Rd, becomes East Rd -- finish the climbing, then a long downhill.

22.8

T

R

1.1

Rt 8A -- North, Church St

23.9

 

BL

1.7

Rt 8A, Ashland St (pass by Church St goes BR)

25.6

 

food

 

North Adams, MA

25.6

EE

L

0.2

Rt 2 -- West

25.8

EE

R

0.2

Marshall St

26.0

 

L

4.8

River St -- climb a hill, then cruise along the Hoosic River, becomes North Hoosac Rd

30.8

 

L

0.8

Cole Ave

31.6

T

R

0.4

Main St (West)

32.0

 

site

 

to see more of Williams College, continue Straight on Main St, and explore some of the side streets.

32.0

 

L

0.2

Spring St

32.1

 

food

 

Williamstown, NY

32.2

 

L

0.3

Latham St

32.5

T

R

5.1

Water St (Rt 43 South) -- several sections right alongside the Green River.

37.6

 

food

 

at Rt 7

37.6

 

cross

8.6

Rt 43 South (cross Rt 7) -- lots of small climbs, with rests in between

46.2

 

L

Finish

intersection with Brodie Mountain Rd, Hancock, MA.

Route not checked by us since 2000 -- learn more | see Reports

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Up and Down Mt Greylock  (Major Variation)

 
Miles

 
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Description

5.3

 

Begin

 

intersection of Bailey Rd and Rt 7

5.3

 

Staight - dirt

0.2

unsigned- cross Rt 7 -- dirt (continuation of Bailey Rd to the East)

 

 

Variation

 

To avoid the dirt: R on Rt 7 South [HH], L on North Main St 0.8Mi, R on Rockwell Rd to rejoin Major Variation. [not checked since 1995]

5.5

T

L

0.6

unsigned- North Main St

6.1

 

R

0.4

Rockwell Rd

6.5

 

BL

0.7

Rockwell Rd (pass Quarry Rd)

7.2

 

site

 

Visitors Center

7.2

 

Straight

7.3

Rockwell Rd -- climb total is a bit over 2000 vertical feet.

14.5

 

R

0.7

to Summit and War Memorial

15.2

 

Food

 

Bascom Lodge, at the top of Mt Greylock

15.2

 

turn 
around

0.7

summit road -- downhill

15.9

 

BL

7.3

Rockwell Rd -- downhill -- check the Road Conditions page for the descent.

23.2

 

site

 

Visitors Center

23.2

 

Straight

1.1

Rockwell Rd

24.3

 

BL

0.8

unsigned- North Main St

25.1

T

L

1.5

Rt 7 -- South [HH - wide shoulder, as of September 1999]

26.6

 

L

 

Summer St (up a hill) to rejoin main route.

Route not checked by us since 2000 -- learn more | see Reports

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