Elevation

2,454 ft / 748 m

#23 in Massachusetts

#45,913 in United States

Prominence

781 ft / 238 m

#9 in Massachusetts

#2,741 in United States

Summits

98 summits

Top climbing months

July   17%

May   15%

August   13%

Most climbed route

Mt Frissell trail

Highlights

  • Mount Frissell is located on the border of Massachusetts and Connecticut.
  • The highest point in Connecticut is, Frissell So. Slope, and about 300 yards along the ridge from Mt. Frissell.
  • 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 of any point 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.
6 summits • 4.6 mi • 869 ft gain • 2 hr 29 min
1 summit • 2.6 mi • 871 ft gain • 1 hr 44 min
1 summit • 3.0 mi • 978 ft gain • 2 hr 21 min

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