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    Rockland Trails Riding?

    Will be in the area down from VT....are these trails dry enough to ride?

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    I would say no in the next week or so but depends when you are coming...some discussion here:

    http://forums.mtbr.com/connecticut-r...n-1069971.html

    I have given up on Central CT to let snow melt and things dry out. Drove north to Agawam Ma (near springfield) yesterday and rode Robinson State Pk. Totally dry...no snow up there.
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    Cowles, by Bradley Airport is riding pretty darn nice, minus one or two spots...

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    Case mtn in Manchester should be fine as well.

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    Not sure I would count on Case yet. Rode there this past Sunday, and most trails are still under 4"-5" wet snow with poor traction. Still a lot of melting and drying out to be done. The only riding to be had was on the flats and downgrades. Turned into more of a trail maintenance ride/hike, which was also necessary.

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    Not thinking Case, Greyville, Mooween, Gay City, Day Pond, Nathan Hale are anywhere near ready. This is from 3 days ago at lower end of Case...
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    That doesn't look ready for anything but fat biking

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    That's shocking considering how different the conditions are at Cowles. There's zero snow there and there hasn't been for a while and it's not all that far away. About 30 minutes or so. What does it look like is necessary for trail trailer repair at case? I usually bring my chainsaw on my trailer when necessary.

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    As a comparison, I was at Wadsworth State Park on Sunday. Many of the trails are mostly dry. There were various patches of slush, mud and puddles that I didn't ride through (bad for trail), and still plenty of blowdown from the last windstorm a couple weeks ago. The blowdown wasn't so much giant trees, as much as lots of small branches, sticks and twigs - the kind that like to get stuck in spokes, bend derailleur hangers, etc. Put another way, I don't recommend anyone go there. I know this park extremely well, had I not, I would not have ridden there.

    I would also imagine considering Wadsworth's location, most of the areas from Rockland to Hurd Park to Gay City are going to be similar. With even more snow and slush higher up at places like Case, or the Res.

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    Looks like Northern border and coast are best options for the next week or so. Did Bluff Pt again last night (Groton) and it was great. South/central MA is also in good shape (Robinson State Pk). Def going to look into Cowles...maybe Sun?
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    Any thoughts on Diamond Hill or Lincoln Woods? One report on Trailforks for Lincoln Woods says it's dry.

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