Trail Run: Pleasant Mountain

This long Sunday run is one of my favorites, Southwest Ridge Trail up Pleasant Mountain. Great views all the way up, and a runnable grade after some early power hiking to warm up. If you time it right there are all the blueberries you could want to eat.


  • Parked at Southwest Ridge Trail off Denmark Road in Denmark, ME
  • Ran up Southwest Ridge Trail to intersection with Ledges Trail
  • Left on Ledges Trail to summit
  • Continue on Firewarden’s Trail to intersection with Bald Trail
  • Right on Bald Peak Trail to Bald Peak
  • Return to parking lot by same route



Date: 26 July 2020
Distance: 8.2 miles
Moving Time: 02:16:10
Pace: 16:39/mile
Elevation Gain: 2557′

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