Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash. Excellent hike! A must do when visiting Acadia, Steep with what feels like a millions steps but well worth the effort! Lots of stairs. This video is unavailable. Once you get past the initial steps and get to the ladder it is smooth sailing. Loved it! • Being a jerk / offensive? 2h 40m, Great hike, lots of good lookouts and stopping spots Love this quick hike! Begin the descent down Dorr South Ridge Trail for 1.2 miles through a forested area. Land Manager: NPS - Acadia National Park, 1.2 mi We didn't met a soul on the Kebo/North ridge Trails, but the Notch Trail was group after group of hikers. " 5.5 km Head south on this road and look for the Dorr Mountain Trailhead Pull-off Parking Area just past the south end of The Tarn. Made for a nice longer, less steep way down. Dorr Mountain Ladder Trail, ME Latitude: 44.3531354 Longitude: -68.2102907 County: Hancock Area: Seal Harbor Elevation: 274 meters - 899 feet Don’t make the same mistake and hike this during rain showers. Le sentier est principalement utilisé pour la randonnée et sa meilleure utilisation est de avril à octobre. Too few ladders. Caution if wet - you do need to walk straight up on rocks that if wet will have little traction. There are a couple of trail junctions, but just keep following the signs for Dorr Mountain! 1,043' Up This will carry you to the summit of Dorr Mountain. I still liked it though! But the most amazing trial is the Homuns It was built in the early years of 1900 and was the favorite of Dorr, one of the early movers behind the trail system. Due to heavy rains that day the trail was flooded but we still had an amazing time. Despite its ominous name, this trail is a bit less exposed and intimidating than the Beehive or Precipice Trail. You can approach this path from several directions. Spam? Excellent hike! Fees are $30 per vehicle or $25 per motorcycle. Dorr Mountain : SummitPost.org : Climbing, hiking, mountaineering. The trail combines with several other area trails all headed toward the summit. — Definitely steep with lots and lots of rocky steps. 3.4mi 29' Up I unfortunately can’t speak for the views at the top because the clouds hung so low that you couldn’t really see anything, however there was a few points close to the top where we could see some nice views as well as when going down the long way which was much more relaxed than going up. • Great and fun trail! • 0.8mi • There are also some great overlooks, steep cliffs, slanting rock faces, and … Make sure you’re wearing shoes w good grip! One of the coolest trails we’ve ever hiked. NOT OKAY! 1,430' Down The views getting up mostly look over a road which wasn’t amazing. To start: Dorr Mountain It always sounds like a great idea before the hike begins. — Awesome looking rock formations! Dorr Mountain, Acadia National Park: See 43 reviews, articles, and 51 photos of Dorr Mountain, ranked No.15 on Tripadvisor among 25 attractions in Acadia National Park. The first .5 miles is completely vertical you will be doing A LOT of stairs throughout the whole trip both on the way up and back down. Overall this hike was definitely a workout, we did it as our second summit of the day but going back would have it as our first. 40h 00m, Super windy at the top! However after the great fire it was not restored and became lost. The ladder trail is steep and a good work out. later afternoon a quick hike, looped with other trail to Dorr mountain. The summit of Dorr mountain does offer really nice views of Caddilac Mountain and Bar Harbor. BUY PHOTO: The intersection of four trails on top of Dorr Mountain! Once you’ve enjoyed this beautiful mountain pond continue your hike at the south end and pick up Ladder Trail. — Good shoes recommend in all cases. • going ladder trail up was mostly stairs with a few well planned ladder sections. Dorr Mountain Ladder Trail est un sentier en boucle de 2.7 miles très fréquenté situé près de Bar Harbor, Maine. So fun and beautiful. The trail is primarily used for hiking and is best used from April until October. 1h 35m, Fun hike! 200.12 m Up The ladder trail has... well, ladders. Parked at the Notch Trail parking and walked the loop road to the Kebo Mountain trail head. 656' Down Awesome looking rock formations! The views at the top are … The trail is primarily used for hiking and is best used from April until October. 11.1 km 3.3mi, Awesome hike! This is the trail for you! An iron ladder leads to the next layer of granite. This route features one of the most interesting sections of trail in the whole park. This trail was not crowded either and is definitely a lesser known gem at acadia. Gorgeous views throughout the hike. 435.88 m Down. To your right is the North Ridge Trail, straight ahead is the Cadillac – Dorr connector trail, and to your left, the trail you’ll follow briefly is the South Ridge Trail to Dorr Mountain’s summit. We did Dorr mountain via the Ladder trail and having done the Beehive trail thought it would be similar - nope! Amazing views throughout the hike! The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dorr Mountain is the second highest peak in Acadia National Park and is located on Mount Desert Island. Just two ladders and 1-2 iron rung spots. 288' Down — — 87.74 m Up Going down Schiff path was easy enough. There are no less than seven trails up Dorr, each with its special charm. Hiked up for the sunset. 3.4mi, We left Cadillac Mtn on a connector route to Dorr Mtn. Something else? Gorgeous views throughout the hike. If you are interested I would say go the opposite direction that AllTrails shows and it will be a much easier hike. The view from the top is wonderful, but you’ll have to work hard to be able to enjoy it. 1h 36m, I loved this trail! Le sentier longe un lac et sa difficulté est évaluée comme difficile. Going around the ladder trail will add a bit of distance but the ladder trail is pretty steep so going around might be easier overall even if the distance is a bit longer. 317.94 m Down, 2.5 mi • 317.8 m Up Strenuous because of the steep climb up the stairs but not very technical, only about 2 small sets of ladders to climb. Dorr Mountain Ladder Trail ist ein 2.7 Meilen langer, stark besuchter Rundweg in der Nähe von Bar Harbor, Maine. This trail was pretty strenuous to say the least. 3h 50m, We took a little wrong turn and ended up walking the last bit on the road to the car. The ladders felt safe and are not hanging over a cliff. Still a fun hike, but be prepared for some climbing. Thought it was going to rain later in the day but it also ended up raining while we were at the top. 28' Down This is about an injury or accident All in all I am glad to say I was able to experience it and I can say I’ve done it. One of my favorite trails around - love bringing friends and family on their first visit to Acadia. Trails were well marked and in excellent condition. 288' Up Great challenge...got the blood circulating!! Overall it’s mostly about stairs for the first half mile till the trail intersection, then it’s a standard marked trail with some rocks to navigate. At the trail junction, turn left and continue for .1 miles to reach the summit of Dorr Mountain. Taking other people's content (text, photos, etc) without permission is a copyright violation and Hier kann hervorragend gewandert werden. You can also purchase a park specific annual pass for $55. 87.64 m Down, 5.5 mi June 12, 2019. • Mount Desert Island Tourism; Mount Desert Island Hotels; Mount Desert Island Bed and Breakfast; Mount Desert Island Vacation Rentals; Mount Desert Island Vacation Packages Is fairly challenging throughout but well worth it! Hiked up Kebo then on to Dorr Mt via the Northridge trail. Its rocky, open summit offers some of the park’s best views of the islands to the east, not to mention a great view of the town of Bar Harbor to the northeast. The latter rungs were scary for children but I found them very cool. The Dorr Mountain Ladder Trail is one of the oldest trails that utilizes stone steps, while also using three separate metal ladders to climb up massive granite boulders to the top of Dorr Mountain. Overview Named after the "Father of Acadia", George Dorr, Dorr Mountain provides hikers with all the views afforded by its more popular neighbor but without the same level of traffic. Great views, but definitely not kidding when they say it’s a climb! Took it slow and steady in this heat going up the steps...loved the section on ladders and between boulders. 1,430' Up Mostly large granite steps. — There are 2-3 ladder/rung climbing parts, but not nearly as scary as the Beehive Trail. The Ladder Trail quickly gains elevation with steps that follow a fracture line up the mountain. If you’re in the mood to climb Dorr, this short, classic, iron rung ladder trail offers the most exciting and fun route to the top. If you are entering on foot, horse, or bike the fee is $15 per person. It was less steep but added another half mile to the return trip. The trail is 90% rock stairs, 5% large, sloping rocks, 3% ladders and 2% flat. Acadia National Park charges a fee to enter. Absolutely beautiful views! DORR MOUNTAIN via LADDER TRAIL: Trail Description Photos 1 2. 3.4mi Good view of the bay and of the ocean! • It may be hard to find so look for the red tags on the trees. Beautiful water views at the top, along with Cadillac! Your FREE account works with all Adventure Projects sites. 432.91 m Down, 3.4 mi it was exactly like using a stair master at the gym, but with a rock staircase and a wonderful view at the top. Many rocks and large rock faces going down. The ladder portion was killer but fun! 657' Up The views are good but not entirely sure it was worth the effort. — you don't want to miss this hike! Slipped on one going down and only got a few cuts luckily. Mount Desert Island Tourism; Mount Desert Island Hotels; Bed and Breakfast Mount Desert Island; Mount Desert Island Holiday Rentals; Mount Desert Island Holiday Packages Took us a little longer to navigate the slippery rocks but we did it in 2.5 hours. Not for the faint of heart. Training for a triathlon? Dorr Mountain has four separate trails that lead up to the summit, but the most interesting route is known as the Ladder Trail--a challenging trail that works its way up the steep east face with the help of a few ladders and iron rungs. Recommend the full loop as the scenery changes and is quiet beautiful to walk along the pond on the way down. There are several other trails on the mountain and all of them are blazed in blue so be careful not to get off track. Er führt entlang eines Sees, durch schönen Wald und es gibt schöne Wildblumen und oftmals Wildtiere zu sehen. Loved every step! Please explain. Cadillac Mountain is located on Mount Desert Island, within Acadia National Park, in the U.S. state of Maine. 1h 45m, Create Recommended Route or Very pretty on the flat sections too. This was an intense, awesome trail. Trail. Continue for 1 mile along a fairly level path. Gravel roadside parking just south of the Tarn (lake) on Route 3 (south of the Sieur de Monts Park Entrance). 2h 30m, Clear trail - ladder is rickety but firm. DORR MOUNTAIN via LADDER TRAIL: Trail Description Photos 1 2. 4mi Beautifully maintained and unique. This trail has all the features you would want out of a coast New England hike! Lots of stairs on the first part. 5.3mi The. • Great hike and very fun ladder sections, offers great views throughout the climb. You could also just go down the way you game which is shorter however much more difficult. Shortly before reaching the summit, you’ll come to the 4 way intersections where all Dorr Mountain trails converge. probably not the best if heights give you a scare! Dorr Mountain Ladder Trail is a 4.3 kilometer heavily trafficked loop trail located near Bar Harbor, Maine that features a lake and is rated as difficult. 364.43 m Up Watch Queue Queue The Ladder Trail was the most exercise I got during my whole trip. The other reviewer isn’t kidding about there being 1000+ steps. Definitely steep with lots and lots of rocky steps. There’s plenty of stairs on your way up to the summit but the views are worth it. The entire trail is lined with stone, which is really amazing. Review of Dorr Mountain Reviewed July 3, 2014 I took the Ladder Trail up to the summit of Dorr Mountain and I would never trade my experience for anything! 4.1 km This trail is not suitable for small children or visitors who are sensitive to heights or exposure. Enjoyed lunch on… 3.4mi It is very steep, but mostly stair-step boulders. To access this loop hike, head off the Park Loop Road at Sieur de Monts onto State Route 3. Be sure to make the hike an up and back hike rather than a loop unless you’re looking to tack on some extra mileage, Dorr Mountain North Ridge Trail to Ladder Trail, A. Murray Young Path via Canon Brook and Dorr South Ridge Trail, Canon Brook, Cadillac South Ridge and Dorr Mountain South Ridge Trail Loop, Precipice, Orange and Black and Champlain North Ridge Trail Loop, Beachcroft Path and Champlain North Ridge Trail, Cannon Brook, Cadillac South Ridge and Ladder Trail, Homans Path to Kane Path to Wild Gardens Path Loop, Precipice, Orange, Black Path and Schooner Head Loop, Dorr, Cadillac, Pemetic and Dike Peak Loop, Dorr Mountain via Wild Gardens to Schiff to Emery Path, Champlain Mountain, Orange and Black Path, and Schooner Head Path to Sand Beach. A local recommended an easier path back which I took. Cadillac Mountain is situated 3600 feet west of Dorr Mountain Ladder Trail… The Ladder Trail Loop features a trail with three short ladders that lead to the summit of Dorr Mountain with panoramic views of Mount Desert Island, the ocean, and the outer islands. 2h 09m, 3.2mi 3mi, Disappointed. would like to hike it during the day sometime! We went 4.2 miles total. Loved this ladder trail! 1,043' Down came down this trail in the dark. 8.55 m Down, 5.2 mi At the base of the mountain, turn left at the intersection with Canon Brook Trail. Length 2.7 miElevation gain 1131 ftRoute type Loop An Adventure Projects staff member will review this and take an appropriate action, but we generally don't reply. There is one (maybe two) iron rung ladders and about a million steep stone steps - it was pretty brutal but if you just take your time then it is do-able and will … Just two ladders and 1-2 iron rung spots. BUY PHOTO: The Dorr Mountain summit marker has an unusually large pile of rocks! We took the ladder trail to Schiff trail on the way up and took Schiff to Kurt Diederich’s Climb to the Kane Path for the descent. Dorr Mountain Trail is a strenuous climb with lots of boulder scrambling over steep grades. Should re-name as step trail. Second hike of the day for me so I was a little tired. Bring plenty of water. Kebo Mountain and Dorr North Ridge Trails is a 3.4 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Bar Harbor, Maine that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. 1,420' Down Straight down rock scrambling and back up. Aufgrund der Steigung und Distanz ist die Strecke als schwierig einzustufen. what a surprise. — 200.01 m Down, 6.9 mi • • 8.91 m Up 1,196' Up Not the highest or most glamorous mountain climb but very rewarding. Note: the descent to / ascent from the Gorge Trail is particularly 8.9 km Hiked down to the Notch and took the Notch trail back to the car. • A great trailside view north with the Porcupines in the distance. Pretty steep for a good part of the way up, especially closer to the top. 1.9 km Dorr Mountain Ladder Trail is a 2.7 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Bar Harbor, Maine that features a lake and is rated as difficult. Dorr Mountain Summit. Looking at the imposing east face of Dorr Mountain from the trailhead. 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