Route 30 to the Newfane Flea Market.left at the Flea Market. At the bottom
of the hill stay straight and cross the West River. Stay straight as the
road follows the river. At the "T" turn right on Putney Mtn Road. GO to the
highest point and look for parking area in the woods on left. Same walking
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Barbara Powers" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Thursday, September 11, 2003 10:09 AM
Subject: Re: Putney Mountain directions
> Thanks so much for your help!!
> Barbara Powers
> >From: Beth Hughes <[log in to unmask]>
> >Reply-To: Vermont Birds <[log in to unmask]>
> >To: [log in to unmask]
> >Subject: Putney Mountain directions
> >Date: Wed, 10 Sep 2003 11:59:33 -0700
> >Here are directions from the center of Putney. There
> >are other approaches off of Rt 30 in Newfane but I do
> >not know the names of the back roads.
> >The site is monitored daily during September. In
> >October, mostly just weekends. We don't have any
> >organized schedule, we just make it up when our
> >schedules allow.
> >From I-91: take exit 4 (Putney).
> >Go north on Rt 5 into the town of Putney.
> >In the center of town make a left at the General Store
> >onto Westminster West Road and follow for about 1
> >Take a left on West Hill Road and follow for a few
> >Take a right on Putney Mountain Road. It is a 90
> >degree turn onto a dirt road. Follow up the mountain
> >for a couple of miles until you reach the highest
> >There will be a parking area off to the right through
> >the trees. Park there and then follow the dominant
> >trail along the ridge until you get to the clearing at
> >the top. Walking time is about 15 minutes.
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