Mount Race in Sheffield on the Appalachian Trail

Mount Race in Mt. Everett State Forest. We took the blue blazed Race Brook Falls trail from parking on route 41 in Sheffield to where it intersects with the AT then took left on AT South to Mount Race, go past the huge cairn 5 minutes to the overlook. Took us 7 hours there and back. 8.3 miles total. Spectacular views especially to the East and great shots of Mt. Everett. #appalachiantrail #AT #hikethehilltowns with the #westernmasshilltownhikers

Race Brook Falls in Sheffield

Race Brook Falls in Sheffield. Mt. Everett State Forest. You can hike up the entire waterfall to the start of Race Brook at the AT Race Brook shelter. Three trail options here, all show up on the GAIA app also on the State Forest map; shorter Lower Falls Trail easy in and back or the blue blazed trail to two different higher waterfall levels. We took the blue blazed Race Brook Falls trail from parking on Route 41. Trail is tremendously steep and rocky, took red blazed middle falls trail on the way down big mistake! even more steep. Definitely a tremendous hike only 1.77 miles to the falls but you will work for it. Took us 2 hours to get up and another 2 hours down, which was rocky and slippery. #hikethehilltowns with the #westernmasshilltownhikers

Race Brook Falls AT Shelter in Sheffield

Race Brook Falls in Sheffield. We took the blue blazed Race Brook Falls trail from parking on Route 41. Trail is tremendously steep and rocky, took middle falls trail down big mistake even more steep. Definitely a tremendous hike only 1.77 miles to the falls but you will work for it. Took us 2 hours to get up and another 2 hours down, which was rocky and slippery. #hikethehilltowns with the #westernmasshilltownhikers