Franey Mountain, Dingwall

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Franey Mountain is located in Victoria County, in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia, within Cape Breton Highlands National Park. Franey Mountain is part of the Cape Breton Highlands plateau and is located 4.5km west of Ingonish, Cape Breton Island. The elevation of the mountain is 430m. It is the highpoint of the massif between Dundas Brook and Clyburn Brook.
The mountain can be accessed by a hiking trail which leads to the summit, offering views over the open ocean from Cape Smokey in the east to Money Point in the north, with the Middle Head Peninsula jutting out into the Atlantic directly below. A dramatic view of the mountains, the sheer rocky face of Franey Mountain, and the Clyburn Brook winding through the valley, 425m below. The highpoint of the mountain can be difficult to locate as the summit is broad and flat.
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  • Can be a bit steep (For Southern Calfornians - if you have hiked Echo Mountain, you can do this) but the trail path is gorgeous, you don't really mind it and did not feel dangerous - the views up top ...  more »
  • It's a steep 4km uphill with wooden steps to assist along the trail.then it's a gentle slope going down. It's a sunny hike so make sure you have sunscreen, hat and water! As you peak the top make sure...  more »
  • My husband and I had limited time so this was one of two hikes we chose. This hike took us three hours but the we also ate lunch at the top. This hike is rated hard and I can see why. The 4km trail in...  more »
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  • GREAT HIKE AND SPECTACULAR VIEWS I SAW MY FIRST EVER MOOSE. THEY ARE REALLY REALLY HUGE.OMG.
  • Very nice hike and especially exceptional views!
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