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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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      Region Status
      Open as of Jul 15, 2020
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      Stats

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      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
      38
      Photos
      7
      Ridden Counter
      149

      Popular Silver Lake Mountain Biking Trails

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

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      Yesterday
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      Past Week
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      Photos of Silver Lake Mountain Bike

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      Aug 5, 2020 @ 1:10am
      Aug 5, 2020
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      Nov 2, 2019 @ 1:39am
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      Aug 28, 2019 @ 8:19pm
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      Recent Trail Reports

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      Chandler Ridge
      Jul 15, 2020 @ 7:02am
      Jul 15, 2020
      Dryanimalrkent ACBC Trail has been cleared
      Leicester Hollow
      Jul 15, 2020 @ 7:01am
      Jul 15, 2020
      Dryanimalrkent ACBC Trail has been cleared.
      Silver Lake Connector
      Jun 13, 2020 @ 7:00am
      Jun 13, 2020
      DryBrokenHandlebar PHP
      Minnie Baker
      Sep 5, 2016 @ 7:31pm
      Sep 5, 2016
      DryRedVTTrail is dry and in good shape.

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #2325282AndreZduwishlisttrailChandler Ridge
      Sep 23, 2020 @ 10:48am
      Sep 23, 2020
      user #2332649SqwyerriddentrailMinnie Baker and 2 more
      Aug 24, 2020 @ 2:46pm
      Aug 24, 2020
      user #1330469mike-j-sriddentrailSilver Lake Loop Trail
      Aug 21, 2020 @ 11:22am
      Aug 21, 2020
      user #2332649SqwyerwishlisttrailMinnie Baker and 1 more
      Aug 15, 2020 @ 5:51am
      Aug 15, 2020
      user #1467425stevefromBurlyaddphoto in Burlington, Vermont, United States
      Aug 5, 2020 @ 1:10am
      Aug 5, 2020

      Recent Comments

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

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