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      The Leicester Hollow Trail begins at the north end of Silver Lake and winds south along the bottom of the lush, fern-blanked Leicester Hollow before slowly climbing the side of the ridge to join the Minnie Baker Trail.

      Heading south, the first half of the trail is a beginner-friendly romp through the woods –just be wary of the small wooden bridges hidden in the tall ferns.

      After crossing to the west side of the creek over a wooden bridge, the trail becomes much more technical as it alternately climbs the hillside and drops back to the creek through boulder fields. Care should be taken when wet as the moss-covered rocks can be very slick.

      The trail can be ridden either direction, but is easiest and fastest ridden north to south.

      Chandler Ridge is a 6 mile rare ridgeline bike trail, with stunning views of Silver Lake at the beginning and end of the ride. Expect nice flowy trail and incredible stone work on moderate pitches, 6-7% average, with a total elevation gain of 2100 vertical feet. The trail begins at the northern end of Silver Lake just past the damn. It follows a ridge offering gentle grades with switchbacks and has views to the east and west of Silver Lake and Lake Dunmore, and then eventually meets the Minnie Baker Trail.

      For a complete loop take the Leicester Hollow Trail for an additional 4.8 miles to bring you back the Silver lake campground area.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
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      Stats

      Global Ranking
      #3,596
      State Ranking
      #34
      Trails (view details)
      7
      Trails Mountain Bike
      6
      Trails Hike
      7
      Trails Trail Running
      7
      Total Distance
      16 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      5 miles
      Total Descent
      1,656 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,083 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,679 ft
      Reports
      68
      Photos
      4
      Ridden Counter
      16

      Popular Silver Lake Mountain Biking Trails

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

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      Photos of Silver Lake Mountain Bike

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      Recent Trail Reports

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      Leicester Hollow
      Aug 13, 2019 @ 7:03am
      Aug 13, 2019
      Wetbikeandhike62 downed tree
      Chandler Ridge
      Sep 29, 2018 @ 12:47pm
      Sep 29, 2018
      DryBrokenHandlebar PHP Pockets of small branches/leaves down...
      Minnie Baker
      Sep 5, 2016 @ 7:31pm
      Sep 5, 2016
      DryRedVTTrail is dry and in good shape.

      Activity Feed

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      user #1467425stevefromBurlyaddphoto in Burlington, Vermont, United States
      Nov 2, 2019 @ 1:39am
      Nov 2, 2019
      user #1309489WillieJacobszaddtrailSilver Lake Connector and 1 more
      Aug 29, 2019 @ 10:32am
      Aug 29, 2019
      user #1309489WillieJacobszupdatetrailSilver Lake Road and 4 more
      Aug 29, 2019 @ 10:27am
      Aug 29, 2019
      user #1309489WillieJacobszupdatetrailChandler Ridge and 2 more
      Aug 28, 2019 @ 9:58pm
      Aug 28, 2019
      user #1309489WillieJacobszaddphoto in Grafton, Massachusetts, United States
      Aug 28, 2019 @ 8:19pm
      Aug 28, 2019

      Recent Comments

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      user #1254386BobbykktrailChandler RidgeThis is more of a back diamond trail in spots...
      Apr 16, 2019 @ 11:06am
      Apr 16, 2019
      user #1127787jed-campbellreportMaple CanyonThanks for packing the trail! Was a super fun...
      Feb 28, 2018 @ 6:19pm
      Feb 28, 2018

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