This ride has 2 lengths and takes us up onto the Newark VT ridge line. Both rides climb up to the ridge 80-90% on packed dirt roads and pass by two beautiful ponds Newark and Bald Hill. Bald Hill Pond is a great place for a rest stop or swim! There will be woods, farms, little traffic and lots of views - even of Burke Mountain. Although we will be climbing a lot, the beauty of this ride is that the last 11 miles are primarily downhill. 

Gravel ride
Category 2 Dirt/gravel roads, wide single-track, or dual-track trails with potholes, washboard, and occasional loose surfaces. Larger tires size and lower pressure is recommended.  
Ideal bike: Endurance, all-road, or gravel 
Tire size:  32-35mm  
See Types of Gravel Rides
Sunday, June 23, 2024 at 9:30am
Mike's Tiki Bar
44 Belden Hill Rd.
East Burke VT 05832

Note that there are no stores on this ride, so bring all the water and food you will need.

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* Elev. is the elevation gain in feet.
Route maps
31 miles
37 miles
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