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    Charlemont North still viable?

    Haven't been to charlemont in years so considering heading back. Strava heatmap doesn't show much activity on many of the North side trails.

    Are trails like Sweet 16, R.R.R, Lower West Side, and King Philip still viable?

    Looks like Red Zone, Outer Loop, and TV Tower still get strava action.

    On the south side, are trails around Thunder Mountain still free? Maintained? Wilderness Brook, Hawks Brook, Silver Doe, E. Stranged Moose, and Billy's World?

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    1. Yep the war field House trails are still viable (and they've grown with the addition of some enduro trails like cotton candy and the extended happy days.

    2. Zoar trails are mostly in good shape.

    3. You can still bike up wilderness/ east rd/ hawk's brook and get to the silver doe and estranged moose and MST--though there bike park trails have made that climb a little tougher (as they've pushed it westward). Billy's world is now mostly incorporated into the park (as part of the rebranded Loam Star). Frankly, Silver Doe is a better descent.

    Regardless there are ample opportunities for long trail rides on either side of rte 2 in Charlemont.

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    Many thanks for the info Superbman! Good to hear things are well.

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    I spent four days there last week. Camped at Mohawk Trail SP. I rode North side and hit Red Zone.

    I spent a day at the Dubuque SF. Great singletrack and more XC oriented.

    Rode Thunder Mountain and really liked it. Ended my day with an attempt on black diamond Billy Badger and feel quite accomplished.



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    ^ what's that big pile of rocks?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Scott O View Post
    ^ what's that big pile of rocks?
    Charcoal Kiln near the start of the Hawley Trails right out from the firehouse.

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    More pictures of the Kiln. It's pretty impressive.

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