Spruce Mountain Firetower

When attending the last metabolism class of the semester (or ever) became optional yesterday, my good friend from school Krista and I decided to hike Spruce Mountain. Located just outside Saratoga in Corinth, it was a quick one hour drive from Troy.

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The trail itself was great-not too rocky and not too steep. It would be great for beginners!

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In about 36 minutes we were at the summit. Unfortunately there are no views unless you climb the tower.

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I think the tower itself is fairly new. There are windows inside that provide protection from the wind.

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It was a great little hike!

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Spruce Mountain Fire Tower
Distance 2.8 mi RT
Time 1 hr, 11 minutes
Elevation 2,009ft
Ascent 1,012ft

Gear used Gregory Pace 5 hydration pack, Salomon Pro Sense trail running shoes

The trailhead is located on the dead end of Spruce Mountain Road.

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  1. Any black flies out yet?
    Sara recently posted..Berm Trail North, Three Rivers

    1. Not that I noticed!

  2. Good news! This is great timing, as I was thinking of taking my son up there this weekend. He has had pretty horrific reactions to mosquito bites, so I want know what I’m getting him into. Thanks so much!
    Sara recently posted..Berm Trail North, Three Rivers

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