Perpendicular Trail, Southwest Harbor

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  • If you loved Precipice, you will love the Perpendicular Trail. Entrances is off the carriage roads south of Jordan Pond, and its a lot of scrambling over rocks, with a couple iron rungs. Take this tra...  more »
  • I did it this year at age 60, having been visiting MDI on and off for the last 30 years. Yes, for some years the trail was closed for the nesting peregrines. But some years we just wrote off this trai...  more »
  • Uncrowded trail, mostly stone steps to a scenic hilltop (about 670 ft). Definitely qualifies as a daily workout, unless you're super hard-core. If you take the Mansell trail down, it is even more chal...  more »

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