Elevation

1,657 ft / 505 m

#792 in Vermont

#56,666 in United States

Prominence

286 ft / 87 m

#85 in Vermont

#8,201 in United States

Summits

15 summits

#77 in Vermont

#1,640 in United States

Top climbing months

October   20%

April   13%

May   13%

Most climbed route

The Ridge Trail

Highlights

  • Putney Mountain is in Windmill Ridge Nature Preserve.
  • Panoramic views cover ski areas at Bromley, Snow and Stratton Mountains, as well as the wind farm at Searsburg which is 30 miles away.
  • Ridge contains rock that was once ocean bottom. The summit rock of Putney contains small garnets.
  • Thousands of raptors are seen during the Fall Hawk Watch from the summit of Putney. The ridge is also an important north-south route for the movement of medium and large mammals.

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