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black Fife Brook Overlook Trail

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0.5 mile 0.8 kilometer point to point
82% Runnable
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Elevation

Ascent: 155' 47 m
Descent: -130' -40 m
High: 1,586' 483 m
Low: 1,436' 438 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 11% (6°)
Max Grade: 53% (28°)

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A short trail with excellent views.

David Smith

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This trail is remote and not easily accessed.

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Watch out for the steep grades and rocks.

Description

This trail branches off the Hoosic Tunnel Loop Trail into the woods. At the stone wall, it turns left to follow the wall. It travels 0.5 miles through steep rocky terrain. The final stretch ascends a steep, narrow path to the overlook. Here, there are excellent views of Whitcomb Summit and the valley below.

Flora & Fauna

Flora: Beech, Hobblebush, Paper Birch, Mountain Laurel, Rock Tripe.
Fauna: Chickadee.

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Land Manager: Brookfield Renewable

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in Massachusetts

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