Rattlesnake Knob


Age Level: 14 and up
Fitness Level: Fit - some steep, rocky, and icy sections with substantial elevation over the course of the hike
Skill Level: Moderate - you've hiked with snowshoes or microspikes before

Join us as we explore the complex and gorgeous ridge of the Holyoke Range.

We will hike up from Bay Road, ascending to the Rattlesnake Knob just west of Long Mountain. We will enjoy the sights sounds of a fast approaching winter surrounded by transitioning deciduous forest. The Holyoke Range proves to be one of the most beautiful ridges to enjoy the beauty of the Connecticut River Valley and all of Western Mass.

What's included:

  • Guided winter hike
  • Snowshoes and/or spikes
  • Trekking poles

What to bring:

  • Hat, gloves, waterproof clothing, and insulating layers

*See our Guide to Layering

  • Warm boots and thick socks (extra pair)
  • Plenty of water and snacks

Meeting point: Sweet Alice Conservation Area


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