25 miles (M) with over 1,300 feet of climbing on dirt and gravel back roads in Sheldon and Franklin, past many small farms, with great views of Jay Peak and Mt. Mansfield. There are some quiet sections of pavement and short sections on the Missisquoi Valley Rail Trail and the railbed that will be part of the Lamoille Valley Rail Trail when that trail is completed. Hammerheads can add a leaderless self-guided loop to the far end that would make their ride 47 miles with 2,851 feet of climbing.
Meeting place: Sheldon, exact location to be announced
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September 30, 2023 All day
The Friends of Northern Lake Champlain together with the Franklin County mountain bike club are putting on a gravel ride in northern Franklin County September 30. The ride will start and end at the Choiniere farm trails, 3550 Gore Rd., Highgate Center. Vermont. There will be a 43 mile and a 17 mile loop. Registration includes lunch, socks, and a rest area. More information can be found at https://www.
friendsofnorthernlakechamplain .org/bike-for-the-lake- savethedate