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directions to Shrewsbury Peak


East of Rutland, Vermont
Near the town of Shrewsbury, VT

Driving (one way from Nashua, NH):

Distance: 120 miles
Time: 3 hours
Parking: at roadside near the gate
    across Old CCC Road
If you use a car GPS, here are the parking
    coordinates (in degrees and minutes):
    N 43 33.315
   W 72 48.255
Drive Route: Drive to Shrewsbury Peak
 - Route 101A northwest
 - Route 101 west (for 39 miles)
 - Route 12 north (for 22 miles)
 - Arch Bridge west (to cross the
      Connecticut River into Vermont)
 - Rockingham Street (becomes Route 5)
      north (for 3.0 miles)
 - Route 103 northwest (for 36 miles)
 - Town Hill Road north (for 1.8 miles)
 - Lincoln Hill Road (becomes Northam Road and
      then CCC Road) northeast (for 5.6 miles)

Hiking (round trip):

Distance: 4 miles
Vertical: 1600 feet
Time: 3 hours
Trails: short road walk and Shrewsbury Peak Trail
Trail Guide:
    Hiker's Guide to the Mountains of Vermont
GPS Track: Shrewsbury Peak GPS Track
If you use a hiking GPS, here is the GPS eXchange file:
      gpsshrewsbury.gpx (right click and select "save as")


Summit ridge with directional views
Height: 3730 feet

Winter Accessibility:

Access road (CCC Road) may be closed in
    winter, increasing hike length
Note: access from the east (via Shrewsbury Road
    and Old CCC Road) is not possible as of August
    2012 because this road is closed and gated