Guided Ridgline Hike and Camp Itinerary:

Day 1 (approx. mileage: 3.1)

2:00 PM: Meet your guide at the Route 27 Trailhead, and hike approximately 3 miles to Stratton Brook Hut.

6:00 PM: Dinner at Stratton Brook Hut is served. Day 2 (approx. mileage: minimum 8.2)

Day 2 (approx. mileage: minimum 8.2)

7:30 AM: Breakfast at Stratton Brook Hut is served.

9:00 AM: Hike with your guide into the Bigelow Preserve, stopping for a trailside lunch along the way. 

1:00-3:00 PM: Arrive at Horn’s Pond and set up camp, and explore the Bigelow Mountain ridgeline as time and conditions allow, then prepare dinner with your guide.

Day 3 (approx. mileage: minimum 10.6)

7:30 AM: Prepare breakfast with your guide.

9:00 AM: Hike along the Bigelow Mountain ridgeline to Avery Peak (elev. 4088’), stopping for a trailside lunch along the way. 

3:00-5:00 PM: Arrive back at Stratton Brook Hut, with the option of exploring the surrounding trails.

6:00 PM: Dinner at Stratton Brook Hut is served. Day 4 (approx. mileage: 3.1)

Day 4 (approx. mileage: 3.1)

7:30 AM: Breakfast at Stratton Brook Hut is served.

10:00 AM: Clear your bunk room, and spend as much time as you’d like relaxing at the hut before making your way back to the trailhead; a 3.1-mile descent.