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Lyon Mountain

Posted by Isabella de Buy Wenniger,
North Country explorer from Topsfield, MA
February 2, 2019

First time heading up Lyon, which is just about an hour and 45 minutes from Canton. It was around a 2 hour moderate hike or skin up to a lookout slightly below the summit, with beautiful views of the Adirondacks to the south and Chazy Lake and Champlain to the east. The forest was mostly birch at lower elevation transitioning to evergreens higher up. Definitely a hike worth checking out! One thing to note, if you are looking to winter hike/skin up, drive about a mile straight past the marked trailhead parking lot to find a pull off on the right with a skin track heading up.