Mount Frissell

Mount Frissell is located on the border of Massachusetts and Connecticut. It is most known to peakbaggers as the state highpoint of Connecticut. While the peak and northern part of the mountain are located within Massachusetts, the southern slope of Mount Frissell is located in Connecticut and rises to the highest elevation within that state, 2,379 ft. Bear Mountain, located 1.3 miles to the east, is the highest mountain summit in Connecticut. Mount Frissell is traversed by the Mount Frissell Trail which connects with the South Taconic Trail to the west and the Appalachian Trail to the east.

Mount Frissell SUMMIT LOG peakery first ascent by scott

57 members report climbing or hiking to the summit, most recently on Aug 8, 2015. Below are trip reports and shared pictures from their climbs. Based on the summit log, the most popular climbing routes and hiking trails to the summit are Mt Frissell trail, Red Trail and Appalachian Trail.

Others who’ve summited Mount Frissell

  • snodough
  • xpda
  • StoneMan
  • sli74
  • CaperClimbs
  • scatterbone
  • max
  • edwandall
  • bryanroyer

Routes Used trails & approaches

80% Mt Frissell trail

12% Red Trail

6% Appalachian Trail

Comments

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Elevation

2,454 ft / 748 m

Prominence

781 ft / 238 m

Height Rank Range

Taconic Mountains

Location

Massachusetts, United States

Summited by

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  • scott
  • snodough
  • asamartin
  • xpda
  • StoneMan
  • sli74
  • CaperClimbs
  • parakhi2
  • deezy456
  • SDHiker
  • oceanstateofmind
  • dvw13

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