View from the Summit of Mount Greylock

Mount Greylock

Background information:

Altitude: 3,487'

Tidbits:  Highest point in Massachusetts

Summitted, June 27, 2004

 

Time Zone: GMT -5  hours

 

When to go:

Anytime

Route Selection:

Drive-up, then short walk to summit.

 

Hotel and Climb Reservation:

No guide, permit, or trail reservations are required. 

 

Packing List:

N/A

 

Getting There:

North of Hwy. #7.  In Pittsfield, watch for signs for Mount Greylock State Reservation.  Follow access road 8 miles to summit.

 

Trip Description:

A pleasant drive to the summit.  Limited views until you reach the last segment of the trip.  The Massachusetts War Memorial tower sits at the summit.  There is a small parking fee.

Approaching the War Memorial at the high point

 

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