Bare Mountain (Massachusetts)

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Alternate spelling: should not be confused with Bear Mountain.
Bare Mountain
Bare Mountain - Mount Holyoke Range.jpg
View from the summit of Bare Mountain
Highest point
Elevation1,014 ft (309 m)
Coordinates42°18′13.31″N 72°31′52.88″W / 42.3036972°N 72.5313556°W / 42.3036972; -72.5313556Coordinates: 42°18′13.31″N 72°31′52.88″W / 42.3036972°N 72.5313556°W / 42.3036972; -72.5313556
Geography
LocationAmherst and South Hadley, Massachusetts.
Parent rangeHolyoke Range / Metacomet Ridge
Geology
Age of rock200 Ma
Mountain typeFault-block; igneous
Climbing
Easiest routeMetacomet-Monadnock Trail

Bare Mountain is a prominent peak of the Holyoke Range in the Connecticut River Valley of Massachusetts. It is 1,014 feet (309 m) above sea level. It is part of the greater Metacomet Ridge that goes from Long Island Sound almost to the Vermont border.

Bare Mountain is in the towns of Amherst and South Hadley, Massachusetts.

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