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Old 04-02-03, 06:05 PM   #1
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MTB Trails in the Northeast

Hey all, I'm planning on taking a little biking vacation this summer (long weekend or something similar) and I'm trying to keep it driveable to cut costs. I live in Buffalo and don't want to drive more than 8-10 hours. I'm looking for mostly XC and some downhilling, not endless climbs. Any suggestions for a good place to do a 3-4 day trip? Bear in mind I will be going to Killington for one trip this summer, looking for something besides that sort of riding. Any and all suggestions welcome.

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Old 04-02-03, 06:31 PM   #2
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Plattekill NY and the surrounding area is loaded with trails and some of the best DH in the northeast. This should be less than six hours from Buffalo.
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Mt. Snow VT, Conway, NH, some killer trails in PA! There are an abundance of areas. Heck in 8-10 hrs, you could make it to NC for some killer riding in Pisgah Nat'l Forest, but I'm sure there are more areas closer!

I'm from FL, so I have to travel North 12 hrs to get to Pisgah!

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White Mts in New Hampshire are great. About 9 hours from you.

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You gotta do Jim Thorpe, PA in the Pocono Mountains. It's supposedly some of the best trails on the east coast. I have only heard great things about it. The main trail in the area is called the American Standard. I want to go up for a long weekend this summer my self to hit the trails up. You should try and go to Mountain Bike Week this summer. I forget when it is exactly but do a search for it on this board I know there was something about it on here.
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