Principal: Mark Carbone There are many characteristics to this mountain that make it highly desirable to hikers all over the region.

It’s impossible to drive around Chittendon County and not notice the obvious hump of a mountain that is aptly named Camel’s Hump. The climb from the river up to Duck Brook looks like nothing on paper, but it's rugged. WELCOME TO COUGAR NATION. The peak is, in fact, shaped like a hump of a camel, with two humps, the southern one being the highest. The mountain has many uses. The open summit is inhabited by arctic tundra — a community of low waxy plants and grasses left over from the retreat of the glaciers.
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Mount Mansfield along with Camel's Hump and Mount Abraham are the only 3 mountains in Vermont where alpine tundra survived the ice age. We believe that there are certain values that are important in any educational program and that these values can be taught in an athletic program, helping to create effective, engaged citizens. The rest of this post is about past and present developments on Mount Mansfield along the route of our hike today. The descent off of Camels Hump will be slower than you expect in places; it's pretty rough. The Nose is home to transmitter towers used for radio and TV stations. View of Mount Mansfield from Camel’s Hump’s summit Because, at 4,083 feet (1,244 meters), it’s not the tallest of mountains, its most notable feature is not its size, but its shape. It is part of the Green Mountain range. It is home to a huge number of different routes to the top. Camel’s Hump, at 4,083 feet, is Vermont’s third highest mountain, and the only one of Vermont’s high peaks to remain free from major human development. So you only get spectacular views from the top 5-10%. The western side of Mt. we m The summit is located within the town of Underhill in Chittenden County; the ridgeline, including some secondary peaks, extends into the town of Stowe in Lamoille County, and the mountain's flanks also reach into the town of Cambridge. Its 4,083-foot peak is the third highest in the state, following only Mount Mansfield (4,393 feet) and Killington Peak (4,241 feet).
Camel's Hump is one of the most climbed mountains in Vermont. The first reason is that Camel's Hump is pretty close in proximity to Highway 89 and the resort town of Stowe, VT. Camels Hump Middle School 173 School Street, Richmond, VT 05477 p: 802-434-2188 Attendance: 802-434-5896 f: 802-434-2192 chmscontact@mmuusd.org. On the ridge we walked past this marker: The Forest City Connector (Forest City -> Long Trail North -> Burrows) is also fairly easy and takes you over both peaks, but it is much longer. The summit is located within the town of Underhill in Chittenden County; the ridgeline, including some secondary peaks, extends into the town of Stowe in Lamoille County, and the mountain's flanks also reach into the town of Cambridge.. The park came about as an original gift of 1000 acres including the summit from Colonel Joseph Battell, who originally bought Camel's Hump to preserve the wooded mountainous view from his … Director of Curriculum, Communications and Innovation: Ben White Camel's Hump is located in the Camel's Hump State Forest in Vermont's Green Mountains. Principal: Mark Carbone sat, oct 11, 2014, 9:00 am: this hike is only for people who want to hike both days (saturday october 11 & sunday october 12).we will be hiking mt mansfield on saturday and camels hump on sunday. Camel's Hump . It spans five towns and can be accessed from numerous undeveloped parking lots and trails. Camel's Hump (alternatively Camels Hump) is Vermont's third-highest mountain and highest undeveloped peak. The MMU Athletic Department strives to provide an athletic program o f excellence for all its students. Camels Hump Middle School 173 School Street, Richmond, VT 05477 p: 802-434-2188 Attendance: 802-434-5896 f: 802-434-2192 chmscontact@mmuusd.org. Very pleasant, if you like woodsy trails. Lost somewhere in the distant clouds are Bolton Mountain and Camels Hump. The Burrows Trail takes you right up the side to the highest peak, and its a very easy climb. Camel's Hump to Mount Mansfield via The Long Trail, VT I just started planning out a multi-day trek hiking north on the Long Trail from Camel's Hump to The Chin on Mansfield. Superintendent: John Alberghini, Ed.D. Camel’s Hump State Park does not have an entrance or office. Mount Mansfield is one of two places in Vermont where Artic Tundra can be found; the other place being Camels Hump. Camels Hump, Camels Hump Road: there are two trails here. The name "Camel's Rump" was used on a historical map by Ira Allen in 1798, and this became "Camel's Hump" in 1830.