Trip report

Pleasant Mountain Hike

Hiking/Walk DATE: 06/09/2018 - 06/09/2018

Trip/Event Location: Bridgton-Denmark, ME
US

Trip Leader(s): MO

Max # People: 12

Trip Guiding / Event Fee: No, I will not be asking participants for money

Difficulty Level: Moderate

ABOUT PLEASANT MOUNTAIN:

Pleasant Mountain is southern Maine’s tallest mountain standing at 2006 feet tall and is located within an hour driv...
Driving directions to the location and spot to meet at:

DIRECTIONS & MEETUP LOCATION:
LET’S CARPOOL (I'll send out details closer to the hiking date)


From Portland, follow Rte. 302 west to Bridgton and continue on Rte. 302 for roughly 5 miles. 
Turn left onto Mountain Road. and drive past Shawnee Peak Ski Area. 
Distance from Rte. 302 to the Bald Peak Trail is 1 mile.

 


Trip Report/Photos
Featured Photo

A Pleasant Hike

Our Pleasant Mountain hike was nothing short of pleasant - how could it be otherwise.   The weather was neither too hot nor too cold - it was pleasant.  The inclines were neither too short nor too long - what a pleasant ascent.  As we climbed we decided to take the extended loop via Sue’s Way - which was a pleasant surprise.  Overall the terrain was pleasantly varied - rocky to boulders to grass plains.  The density of the forest was varied as well - from deeply to lightly forested.  On our hike we ran into a few people exchanging pleasantries in passing.  The views from the top were more than pleasant – they we fantastic. 

Overall it was a great hike (and, of course, pleasant as well).   Thanks Tim for the great company and great pics.

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Members That Participated

MO

Outdoor Fitness Level: Moderate to Strenuous


Scarborough, ME


United States
TIMber64

Outdoor Fitness Level: Strenuous


Windham, ME


United States
TIMber64 Jun 10, 2018 at 4:45 PM

Mo- It was definitely a pleasant hike from start to finish! Perfect weather to be hiking a familiar mountain in our own backyard. Not a very gigantic hill to climb, yet spectacular terrain and scenery. Thanks for posting and putting up with me!

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