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Franey Mountain, Dingwall

Categories: Mountains, Nature & Parks
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4.9/5 based on 35+ reviews on the web
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.HikingThe 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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  • Great hike but I think it should still be a little sporty or having several hikes in the mountains for good enjoy this track. The view in top is gorgeous she is worth the effort even if it's cloudy. There were 14 year old with us and she well enjoy despite the effort she had to give
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  • Love the view from this mountain. We hiked the steepest route to the top, many steps but not bad. Saw two hawks on the trail. 
  • This trail is steep but only relative to the other nearby trails and is definitely doable by people in relatively good shape - no athletic prowess needed. The view at the top is spectacular so give yo...  read more »
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