The Burnt Hill trail climbs easily to a junction at 0.7 miles, and then turns to the left. The trail continues to climb easily along an old logging road for the first 1.0 mile. Then it enters the Breadloaf Wilderness and climbs more steeply to its junction with the Long Trail at 2.1 miles. Boyce Shelter is located 0.6 miles north of the junction on the Long Trail.

Activity Hiking
Nearest Town Ripton
Length 2.4 total miles
Elevation Gain  1280 feet
Trail Type Out-and-back
Skill Level Moderate/Difficult


Trailhead: The trail head is in the Town of Ripton on Forest Road 59. Parking is located at 1.1 miles, in an unmarked grassy parking lot with a sharp right hand turn. This parking lot is located on private property, please be respectful of the owners.



Latitude/Longitude: 43.957082,-72.976178


Please practice Leave No Trace ethics, such as carry out what you carry in. Trail blazing, maintenance, and signage will be minimal in Wilderness Areas.