Trip report

Sleeping Giant State Park (CT) Hike

Hiking/Walk DATE: 05/15/2011 - 05/15/2011

Trip/Event Location: Hamden, CT
US

Trip Leader(s): jonathanclark , Delfino

Max # People: 15

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

Difficulty Level: Moderate

Two miles of mountaintop resembling a large man lying in repose, the "Sleeping Giant" is a popular feature of the south central Connecticut skyline.  Please join us for this early

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Driving directions to the location and spot to meet at:

 

From I-91: Take Exit 10. Then get onto Route 40 connector and stay on until the end. At the light, take a right onto Route 10N drive 1½ miles then take a right onto MT Carmel Avenue. The park entrance is on the left across from Quinnipiac University.
From Wilbur Cross Parkway: Take Exit 61. Go north onto Whitney Avenue for 3 miles and take a right onto MT. Carmel Avenue. The park entrance is on the left across from Quinnipiac University.
From I-84 to Cheshire: Take Route 70S onto Route 10 south drive 5 miles. Then take a left at the light onto MT. Carmel Avenue. The park entrance is on the left across from Quinnipiac University.


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Members That Participated

jonathanclark

Outdoor Fitness Level: Moderate


Hartford, CT


United States
richardc

Outdoor Fitness Level: Moderate to Strenuous


Danbury, CT


United States
hauke

Outdoor Fitness Level: Moderate


Cheyenne, WY


United States
goshenrich

Outdoor Fitness Level: Moderate to Strenuous


Bridgeport, CT


United States
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