3,829 ft / 1,167 m


2,212 ft / 674 m


53 summits

Top climbing months

September  16%

July   11%

August   11%

Most climbed route

The new trail. The long one

"Amazing afternoon, Trail still pretty easy to follow and gets steep around the last mile Lyon Mountain offers some amazing views at its summit and a fire tower bonus ,,, 3.4 miles from the trailhead to summit" - ramjet1963, Sep 23, 2018
"Headed all the way up here today after a delayed start since I forgot my boots before heading to my sisters house. It was a beautiful blue bird day in the mountains and didn't feel cold like the single digit temperature reading indicated. The new trail was very nice and though it's longer it was definitely worth taking. Took the old trail down and made very good time back to the car. " - LGH-Tom, Feb 18, 2016
"Hiked with Tommy. He realized when he got to my house that he had forgotten his boots at home like a total doofus so we had to head southbound prior to heading up to the trailhead. We decided to take the switch-backy new trail which was fantastic, a narrow trail through beautiful new-growth forest & a very pleasant undulating gain to the summit. We had a completely bluebird day with 10 mile visibility at the summit, & the trees and tower covered in hoarfrost were incredible to behold. Despite single digit temperatures, the wind was mild and we hung out at the summit for quite awhile. On the wa" - kellieirene, Feb 18, 2016
"Hiked Lyon and Pocomoonshine mtns for the winter fire tower challenge. Nice views but a bit breezy from a cab with no windows. Bare-booted up then 'shoed down to take advantage of some creative shortcuts." - Nimblefoot, Jan 30, 2016
"The new trail is great, switchbacks almost all the way up making the climb easy to moderate. Views from the top are great. The ledge alows views North, East and South, climb the tower to look west." - hbotc, Aug 9, 2015



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