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Mount Hereford
Mont Hereford
Highest point
Elevation 864 m (2,835 ft)
Prominence 379 m (1,243 ft)
Isolation 19.66 km (12.22 mi)
Naming
Language of name fr
Geography
Location Quebec, Canada
Parent range Appalachian Mountains
Topo map NTS: 21E/04
Climbing
Easiest route hiking

Mount Hereford (French: Mont Hereford) is a mountain located in Coaticook Regional County Municipality, Estrie, Quebec, Canada. It rises to 864 metres (2,835 ft).

Etymology

Mount Hereford is a reference to a city and a county of the same name in England. A dictionary from 1832 refers to it as "Hereford Mountain." However, some locals refer to it as Montagne à Goyette or Montagne chez Goyette (translation: Goyette's Mountain).

History

Recreation

It is possible to hike to the summit of Mount Hereford via the Neil Tillotson Hiking Trail, which is a 12 kilometres (7.5 mi) long linear trail. It is accessible from either Clowery Road in Saint-Herménégilde or Coaticook Road in East Hereford. Other activities permitted include snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, and wildlife observation.

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