Hurricane Crag

Wonderful views with great rock quality and room for expansion. Several nearby satellite crags along the trail make this a great spot to spend a day. 

How to get there

Hurricane Mountain Trailhead: From Route 9N, trail leaves north side of Route 9N 3.5 mi E of the junction of Route 9N and Route 73.

By the numbers

From the East: This approach was once used by fire tower observer; start is at the end of a road that branches R off Route 9N 2.2 mi. from the jct. of Route 9N and Route 9 at the S end of the village of Elizabethtown.


Poke-O-Moonshine Mountain has a commanding summit view which gets even better when the fire tower is open. There's 360 degree views of the High Peaks and Green Mountains in Vermont, Lake Champlain, and the Champlain Valley. It may be accessed by either of two trails which vary in steepness.

Poke-O-Moonshine Day Use Area

Poke-O Moonshine Mountain offers a huge a variety of activities for anyone looking for a place to spend the day, with an easy hike to the top, gorgeous swaths of rock for climbing, and plenty of wildlife, you're sure to find something at Poke-O.

How to get there

Located South of Keeseville on Rt. 9, the Poke-O Moonshine trailhead is a good starting point for a number of activities.

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