Trip report

Styles - Peru - Tabor Loop

Full Day Hike DATE: 06/18/2022 - 06/18/2022

Trip/Event Location: Mad Tom Notch, VT

Trip Leader(s): nhclimber03264

Max # People: 12

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

Difficulty Level: Moderate

Style Peak, Peru Peak and Mt Tabor Loop: elevation (highest point) 3.416ft, distance to highest is 3 miles, total trip distance 9.5 miles (includes road walking).

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Driving directions to the location and spot to meet at:

Group will meet at 9 am at the Mad Tom Notch Road area and depart up the trail at 9:15am

Trip leader and other participants will be camping at Mountainside in Hinsdale NH. Folks are welcome to make their own accommodations or meet and carpool from that point. Departure will be 7:30am


Trip Report/Photos

Cold wet start to the day did not dampen the spirit of adventure. Starting at the junction of the Mad Tom Notch Road and the AT/LT (VT Long Trail) we began the ascent of Mt Styles. Stready climb was fairly moderate, nice maintained trail. Reaching the summit with clouds slowly lifting and opening views in several directions. Climbing over to Mt Peru was fairly easy going, but no views through the thick, forested summit. Trail descends very gently to the Mt Peru shelter. In excellent condition set next to a beautiful stream. Several tent sites were surrounding the shelter. The trail remains flat along the shore of the amazing Griffith Pond. Again sevral tent sites scattered through the area. (AMC fees apply to shelter and tent sites). Reaching the north end of the pond the hike turned south following a hiking/snowmobile trail reaching a fire road access point. Short walk along the road completed the 10.5 mile loop (approx 4.5 hours). This was a great trip, amazing hikers and another wonderful oppertunity to meet fellow travelers. This trail is a great day hike looking to explore. Venture off the trails you know so well to new trails, new mountains, new friends and new memories. 

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Members That Participated

nhclimber03264

Outdoor Fitness Level: Moderate to Strenuous


Plymouth, NH


United States
Carl_B

Outdoor Fitness Level: Moderate to Strenuous


Leominster, MA


United States
Krzysztof

Outdoor Fitness Level: Moderate


Newfane, VT


United States
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