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    Sunday River vs Highland

    I'm in Maine and I've probably only got time to ride one or the other. If you had your choice, and a freeride bike, which would you choose.

    FWIW, I've never gotten to ride a lift assisted park, so I'm not passing up my opportunity to ride one while I'm up here.
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    Highland 100%. Sunday River and Highland are polar opposites. Highland is almost all machine made trails with smooth berms, jumps and drops. You can ride Highland on a short travel bike and have a blast.

    Sunday River is rocky, gnarly and pretty damn challenging. You'll need a long travel bike, armor and health insurance.

    Both are fun for their own reasons, but since its you're first time doing DH you'll enjoy Highland a lot more.
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    ive never been to sunday river but highland is amazing. The flow there is awesome and the trails are maintained better than the other places i have been to (killington,bretton woods,attitash). I would highly recommend Highland

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    Quote Originally Posted by VTSession View Post
    Sunday River is rocky, gnarly and pretty damn challenging. You'll need a long travel bike, armor and health insurance.
    I've got that (7" bike, health insurance, armor), but yeah, sounds like Highland is worth it.
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    Highland kills them all. Fast and flowy. Hellion, Happy Hour and Cat's Paw are my favorite speed/jump trails. Make sure you ride them many times when there and don't forget the beers after! LOL
    I'm thinking about shreddin' it up right now!
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    Screw it, I'm gonna ride 'em both. Fast and flowy is fun, so is **** yo'self rocky.
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    i vote sunday river, i like to ride terrain that a bigger bike is made for

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