This ride's general location is Gilford. Scenery includes mostly wooded trails. There is lots of good riding for novices; something for everyone. Gunstock is a county-owned ski facility with a good cross-country trail network; it just might be the best-kept secret of the Belknap Range.
Gunstock stacks up quite well against other cross-country resorts in New Hampshire: the terrain is varied and challenging; and trail maintenance is good. The new trail maps have color-coding and land contours, and is keyed pretty well to the existing ski-trail signage. Thoughtfully placed, ultra-concise signage will call your attention to various scenic features along the way.
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