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CT Westwoods Guilford, Southern Mid-coast 4.6 Big, technical, bone breaking action.  November, 2006


MA North Shore/Essex Essex, Manchester 4.6 We call it the "skills showcase".  You'll need everything in your quiver to manage this technical feast.  2-3x/ yr
MA Great Brook Farm Carlisle, Metro-northwest 3.5 Good for a quickie - some fun stuff.  Frequent
MA Harold Parker State Forest Andover, Northeast, 4.2 The growing MTB wunderland.  Always good. Frequent
MA Lowell Dracut State Forest Lowell/  Dracut,

Merrimack Valley

4 Not tons of singletrack, but tons of FUN! THE best short loop in the Northeast.  Frequent
MA Lynn Woods Lynn, Lynnfield, 4.3 This place is built out by an Alien MTB culture that thrives on pure danger. 1x/yr - more is too risky
MA Vietnam Milford, Central 4.5 THe greatest non-profit project in Mass.  NEMBA owns it!  New trails provide great fun for skilled riders. Fall, 2006

New Hampshire

NH Bear Brook State Park Allenstown,


3.8 (so far) Hmm...so good enough to break my frame.  Not good enough to rush back to (yet).  08/21/06
NH Crawford Ridgepole Trail Holderness/ Sandwich,

Lakes Region

Trail: 4.5 The Baatan death march of central NH.  A great experience.  July '06
NH FOMBA trails Auburn/Manchester 3.9 Super fun, swoopy, lots of options.  Frequent
NH Fort Rock Essex, Seacoast 4.5 A true playground for the hardcore MTB fan.  Spring '06
NH Hampstead Town Forest Hampstead,


3.5 My local ride - lotsa fun, a few things that surprise even hard-core types.  Frequent
NH Pawtuckaway State Forest Nottingham, Central East 4.2 This is an epic.  Lots of everything.  August 2005

Western US

CA Aliso and Woods Canyons Orange County, Near Laguna Hills


3.8 Great views, good down on Rockit, but the overall technicality leaves something to be desired. January 2009
CO Fruita Western Coloardo

Western, Utah border

4.6 The best of the west. September 2007
UT Gooseberry Mesa Southern UT near St. George 4.8 A great work of art, by an artist that hasn't been widely discovered. September 2008
UT Moab you know 4.7 The other best of the west.  September 2007


VT Hinesburg State Forest Huntington,

Mad River Valley

4.5 If you can climb it, you'll love it.  Great trail cutting.  8/19/06
VT Kingdom Trails East Burke, Northeast 4.6 Still the best MTB weekend in the northeast for me.  New trails (Sidewinder) make it fun for everyone.  June 2007, August, 2005
VT Mad River Valley - Waitsfield Waitsfield, Mad River Valley 4.2 Still exploring this evolving climbing scene.  Great trails with even greater potential.  8/19/06