forest hopping

by
par
Joey Melnick
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Boston

49

mi

km

Distance

distance

40

%

Time Spent Off-Road

temps dépensé sur saleté

6.5

hrs

Estimated Total Time

estimé temps total

4

Estimated Dismounts

estimé démonter

35mm

Suggested Tire Size

conseillé pneu de largeur

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Intermediate

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facile

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forest hopping

by
par
Joey Melnick
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Distance

Distance

49

mi

Time Off-Road

temps dépensé sur saleté

40

%

Estimated Time

estimé temps total

6.5

hrs

Estimated Dismounts

estimé démonter

4

Suggested Tire Size

conseillé pneu de largeur

35mm

Difficulty

difficulté

Intermediate

description

la description

Ride through a dense network of forest trails and listen to your tires on pine needles.

Head out from Cambridge down the Charles river finding the secret singletrack and assorted dirt as you make your way out of the chaos of the city. After pedaling through Waltham take a deep breath as you emerge into a dense network of forest trails, the sound of your tires muted by the covering of pine needles on the ground. 

The route will wind you through my favorite path through Jericho and the surrounding forests, but there are dozens of other ways to make your way through to Concord, and almost no bad options. Consider taking a dip in the beautiful Walden Pond as you pass, or stop off for coffee and snacks in Concord center before heading back to the city by way of historic monuments and forgotten conservation land. Hopefully this ride will bring you a much needed reprieve from the world or at the very, least a fun few hours.

route created on
1/13/21
  • Discover several diverse forests 
  • Swimming at Walden pond!

  • A couple hard and steep forest sections in the middle of the route
  • This could be an intermediate route because of the distance

  • The battle bridge in Concord
  • The dense forests of Jerico

  • Several food and rest stops are mapped
  • You’ll need to refill your water 
  • Snacks are necessary
  • Having a full meal at one of the rest stops increases happiness

rooty and light rocks
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highlights

  • Discover several diverse forests 
  • Swimming at Walden pond!

what to know

  • A couple hard and steep forest sections in the middle of the route
  • This could be an intermediate route because of the distance

points of interest

  • The battle bridge in Concord
  • The dense forests of Jerico

food / hydration

  • Several food and rest stops are mapped
  • You’ll need to refill your water 
  • Snacks are necessary
  • Having a full meal at one of the rest stops increases happiness

terrain

rooty and light rocks

route map

la plan de route

photos

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