Mountain Bike! Vermont Guide Book

by Kate Carter (Menasha Ridge Press)
Mountain Bike Vermont  by Kate Carter

320pp/photos/maps
ISBN: 0897322673

Info on over 60 classic rides in VT, including tours in the Green Mountains, thru rural valleys, & along roads that date back to Colonial times. Each route profile features: description, services, elevation changes, hazards & more.

© Kate Carter/Menasha Ridge Press. All Rights Reserved.

Trails from the "Mountain Bike! Vermont" Guide Book
Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 59.
... Preview: This ride's general location is Rochester. Scenery is densely wooded. This loop is basically a climb followed immediately by a descent. The initial, long climb is on dirt roads and jeep trails. You ha ... From the guidebook "Mountain Bike! Vermont"
Rochester, VT - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 10
... Preview: This ride's general location is Rawsonville. Scenery includes great views of the West River. A short section of this ride parallels the West River just north of Ball Mountain Dam. The West River trail ... From the guidebook "Mountain Bike! Vermont"
Rawsonville, VT - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 15
... Preview: This ride's general location is Bakersfield. Scenery includes farmland and rural Vermont. This challenging all-dirt ride features a stop at a historic landmark where President Chester Arthur's family ... From the guidebook "Mountain Bike! Vermont"
Bakersfield, VT - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 18.5
... Preview: This ride's general location is the north end of the town of Middlebury. Scenery includes great views of the town of Middlebury. A paved road takes you to the summit (no motor vehicles allowed) where ... From the guidebook "Mountain Bike! Vermont"
Middlebury, VT - Mountain Biking
... Preview: This ride's general location is Chittenden Reservoir, north of Rutland. Scenery is mostly wooded, with views of Chittenden Reservoir and Pico Peak at the beginning and end of the ride. This is a good ... From the guidebook "Mountain Bike! Vermont"
Rutland, VT - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 10.5
... Preview: This ride's general location is Rochester. Scenery is densely wooded, with one meadow view. The single-track section is a blast, and this ride can be connected to the "Ash Hill Trail" ride for a tot ... From the guidebook "Mountain Bike! Vermont"
Rochester, VT - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 9
... Preview: This ride's general location is near Moscow on the Waterbury Reservoir. Scenery is densely wooded with 6 stream crossings on the climb. This is the only trail in the state forest open to mountain bike ... From the guidebook "Mountain Bike! Vermont"
Moscow, VT - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 11
... Preview: This ride's general location is North Landgrove, 2 miles north of Londonderry. Scenery is densely wooded, streamside. This is a great place for beginners and families. The beauty of the Danby Road is ... From the guidebook "Mountain Bike! Vermont"
North Landgrove, VT - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 26
... Preview: This ride's general location is Castleton. Scenery includes a lovely perspective of rural Vermont's dairy farms, meadows, woods, and small towns. This abandoned D&H railroad bed has been improved and ... From the guidebook "Mountain Bike! Vermont"
Castleton, VT - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 18.5
... Preview: This ride's general location is 3 miles west of Williamstown; 4 miles east of Northfield. Scenery includes rural Vermont farmland, maple syrup operations, several panoramic viewpoints and a Floating B ... From the guidebook "Mountain Bike! Vermont"
Williamstown, VT - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 16
... Preview: Scenery includes real knock-out views of many mountain ranges throughout the ride; Victoria Bog is vast, open, and truely remote, and views of classic rural farmland are the final touches at the end. ... From the guidebook "Mountain Bike! Vermont"
East Burke, VT - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 40
... Preview: This ride's general location is Strafford. Scenery includes many magnificent views. This ride has a few technical sections and some climbing (some of which must be walked due to fallen trees and washo ... From the guidebook "Mountain Bike! Vermont"
Strafford, VT - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 13
... Preview: This ride's general location is Grafton. Scenery makes this a spectacular woods ride. This is a good ride for advanced novices making the leap to a fun, technical ride. The terrain at Grafton Ponds sk ... From the guidebook "Mountain Bike! Vermont"
Grafton, VT - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 8.5
... Preview: This ride's general location is Groton State Forest. Scenery includes the forest, ponds, and rural homes. The Montpelier to Wells River railroad bed in an excellent place to ride with small children ... From the guidebook "Mountain Bike! Vermont"
Wells River, VT - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 23.5
... Preview: This ride's general location is Wilmington. Scenery is wooded with occasional glimpses of Harriman Reservoir. The mellow, flat, wide railroad bed provides an excellent route for families and novices. ... From the guidebook "Mountain Bike! Vermont"
Wilmington, VT - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 15.5
... Preview: This ride's general location is between the towns of Chelsea and Washington near Washington Heights. Scenery includes classic farmland and panoramic vistas from 2 viewpoints. Hart Hollow is where the ... From the guidebook "Mountain Bike! Vermont"
Chelsea, VT - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 13.5
... Preview: This ride is located in Heartwellville. This loop might not seem long in distance, but it takes more time than you expect. Several sections are quite challenging. Expert riders will most likely compl ... From the guidebook "Mountain Bike! Vermont"
Heartwellville, VT - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 10.8
... Preview: This ride's general location is Montgomery Center. Scenery is densely wooded. This is an entertaining single-track challenge. The most interesting part is the beginning while you are riding alongside ... From the guidebook "Mountain Bike! Vermont"
Montgomery Center, VT - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 8
... Preview: This ride's general location is halfway between Ripton and Goshen on FR 32. Scenery includes views of Hogback Mountain. It is excellent for novice riders learning trail riding. It only gains 400 feet ... From the guidebook "Mountain Bike! Vermont"
Ripton, VT - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 3.5
... Preview: This ride's general location is South Royalton and Sharon on VT 14. Scenery includes beautiful farmland. Beginning and ending at Joseph Smith's (of the Mormon religion) birthplace, this strenuous loo ... From the guidebook "Mountain Bike! Vermont"
South Royalton, VT - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 22.5

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