Mountain Biking the White Mountains: West Guide Book

by J. Richard Durnan (Falcon Guides)
Mountain Biking the White Mountains West  by J. Richard Durnan

182pp/maps/profiles
ISBN: 1560446633

Descriptions of 46 mountain bike rides in western portion of White Mountains in New Hampshire, with Franconia Notch in the north & Ashland in the south. Access, safety, rating info, and more.

© J Richard Durnan/Falcon Guides. All Rights Reserved.

Trails from the "Mountain Biking the White Mountains: West" Guide Book
Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 46.
... Preview: A short ride to a pretty pond with potential for wildlife viewing and swimming. If you choose to put on your Lewis and Clark hats and push through, you can loop back to the start by climbing up the At ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking the White Mountains: West"
Campton, NH - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 1.4
... Preview: An excellent, technical downhill ride that accesses the Smarts Brook area. Ascend past the “Be Careful with Fire” sign and climb the lung-bustin’ hill 1.2 miles to the trailhead. You can also start by ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking the White Mountains: West"
Campton, NH - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 1.4
... Preview: A nice downhill run on easy terrain and a great way to extend the Peaked Hill Pond Trail ride. Tread: 0.2 mile on ATV width singletrack; 2.1 miles on jeep trail; 1.2 miles on dirt road; 2.1 miles on p ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking the White Mountains: West"
Thornton, NH - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 5.6
... Preview: A fairly easy ride on old road along the Beebe River. You get to cross a covered bridge. Tread: 2.3 miles on paved road; 7.3 miles on dirt road. Location: 1.4 miles east of interstate 93, exit 27, in ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking the White Mountains: West"
Campton, NH - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 17.4
... Preview: This ride gives you the feeling of being on one of the higher peaks in New Hampshire with subalpine vegetation and open spaces among many granite slabs. The climb is a brutal one, but the rewards are ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking the White Mountains: West"
Warren, NH - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 3.6
... Preview: This ride switches back and forth between smooth trail and technical rock pounding as you make a continuous ascent to Bog Brook Eddy (a widening in the brook that looks like a pond below the actual Bo ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking the White Mountains: West"
Lincoln, NH - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 6.4
... Preview: This is the ride for those of you who love long, steep climbs and screamingly fast downhills. The phrase "good training ride" comes to mind. The road portions of this ride are absolutely beautiful and ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking the White Mountains: West"
Ashland, NH - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 11.7
... Preview: A really fun ride with challenging singletrack. This is a great ride to combine with other fine rides in the area to make a full day. Tread: 3.3 miles on jeep trail; 1.2 miles on ATV width singletra ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking the White Mountains: West"
Thornton, NH - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 12.6
... Preview: A fast, downhill run with technical challenge. Tread: 0.6 mile on jeep trail; 2.2 miles on ATV width single track; 0.1 mile on dirt road; 0.4 mile on paved road. Location: 4.2 miles west of interstate ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking the White Mountains: West"
Campton, NH - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 6.6
... Preview: A good climb past scenic farm fields on Chandler Hill Road. A great descent from Chandler Hill with two options (see mile 2.3 and the Variation below). Tread: 1.8 miles on jeep trail; 1.4 miles on dir ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking the White Mountains: West"
Campton, NH - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 10.2
... Preview: A great gliding ride on a grassy Forest Service road lined with ferns and wildflowers. The ride along Chickenboro Brook takes you through some classic New Hampshire mossy forest. Tread: 1.5 miles of s ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking the White Mountains: West"
Campton, NH - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 4.2
... Preview: This trail offers a great mix of tread and technical difficulties on a long loop ride. It also has historical significance. The start takes you through the village of Peeling, Woodstock's original set ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking the White Mountains: West"
Lincoln, NH - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 10.7
... Preview: This is fun singletrack and very beautiful riding on country roads. The section on New Hampshire 175 is the least desirable section. Tread: 0.8 mile on ATV doubletrack; 1 mile on singletrack; 0.9 mile ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking the White Mountains: West"
Thornton, NH - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 14.2
... Preview: The trail begins as you follow the remains of the upper reaches of the old Woodstock and Thornton Gore logging railroad. There is great swimming from a fine gravel beach in East Pond, cleared of the n ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking the White Mountains: West"
Thornton, NH - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 4.8
... Preview: A technically easy loop on roads through the countryside, past farms, fields, and stone walls. Check out Blair Covered Bridge and a great swimming hole at Livermore Falls. Hazards: Watch for traffic o ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking the White Mountains: West"
Rumney, NH - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 18.3
... Preview: There is a screaming downhill near the end of the ride. This trail makes a good loop that can be added to the West Branch Brook ride. Tread: 2.7 miles on dirt road; 2.7 miles on jeep trail; 0.6 mile o ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking the White Mountains: West"
Rumney, NH - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 6.4
... Preview: One of the more scenic rides with excellent wildlife viewing, cascading waterfalls, an excellent pond view, and great swimming. The trail follows the upper portion of the Old Beebe River Railroad Bed; ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking the White Mountains: West"
Campton, NH - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 16.4
... Preview: A well-marked, gently rolling ride crisscrossing the Pemigewasset River through Franconia Notch to its headwaters at Profile Lake. See the famous Old Man of the Mountain (he's there till late every ni ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking the White Mountains: West"
Lincoln, NH - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 13.8
... Preview: Fun riding on easy trail following mostly old railroad bed for the first 1.7 miles. The trail becomes more of a challenge as it climbs, long and hard, up to the pond. Tread: 0.6 mile on jeep trail; 2. ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking the White Mountains: West"
Lincoln, NH - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 9.4
... Preview: A challenging ride with beautiful views of the upper Mad River and the first Greeley Pond. Opportunities exist to lisp and see beaver and other wildlife. Tread: 1.7 miles on dirt road; 1.3 miles on AT ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking the White Mountains: West"
Waterville Valley, NH - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 6.4