The Transformation Is Done!

Celebration Party
Saturday June 17, 2-4 PM

Celebration postponed until October 14. Holden Trail awash from rain and access road too muddy. 
Read explanation here.

Click here for more details.

The Pinnacle Cabin’s facelift and renovation have vastly improved the appeal and comfort of this very special shelter. Read more here and consider reserving the cabin for your next overnight or celebration.

Over the Hill Hike

Saturday June 24

9:30 AM- 1 PM

Read more here.

The Spring 2017 Newsletter
is here!

“A Gift Remembering a
Special Place and Friend”

Read more here about
Marion Berry and Her Bequest

Saxtons River Valley
Trails Initiative

Read here about that successful program.

Additions & Updates


New Trail Use Requests

Click Here


New Strategic Plan

Click Here


Trail Guides Available

Click Here


Planned Giving Opportunities with Vermont Community Foundation

Click Here


Proposed Trail from Athens
to Saxtons River

Click Here

Welcome to the Windmill Hill Pinnacle Association!

The renovated cabin at the spectacular Pinnacle overlook

The renovated cabin at the spectacular Pinnacle overlook

The Pinnacle is the highest and most scenic peak (+/-1683 feet) in Westminster, Vermont. It is located on the Windmill Ridge, straddling the Brookline/Westminster line. The view from the Pinnacle overlooks Hedgehog Gulf in Brookline and westward to Mount Snow and Stratton Mountain, over 20 miles away.

The dream of conserving the Pinnacle developed as a use of the Jamie Latham Memorial Fund, established in November 1991 to honor a young man who had loved this beautiful spot. From this beginning, the Windmill Hill Pinnacle Association was formed. It is a non-profit, tax-exempt corporation that has expanded its land-conservation efforts, linked and extended trail systems, inspired dedicated volunteers, and fostered effective partnerships.

Pinnacle lands — with the inclusion of additions in the Bald Hill and Athens Dome areas — now consist of 1,808 +/- acres in Rockingham, Athens, Grafton, Brookline, and Westminster. These publicly-accessible lands include a 20-mile hiking trail system and wildlife sanctuary.

We invite you to experience these beautiful places, help us protect these special habitats, and introduce these lands to others through our recreational and educational programs. As you investigate our website and learn more, we hope you will become an ardent supporter of the Pinnacle Association and our important conservation work.  

Trout Lily by Arthur Westing

Trout Lily by Arthur Westing