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Fire Wardens Trail

Average Rating:    (4 of 5)

No. of Reviews: 1

The Fire Warden trail starts as a jeep road and begins climbing the backside of Pleasant Mt. Don't be fooled however after about 1 mile it gets steep, rocky and rooty. Contiue climbing for another mile or mile and a half before you reach the summit. At a good clip it's about an hour and a half to the top. Rest...you'll need it. The decent is not for the faint of heart...this is one hairy ride....this is real mountain biking! I ride this trail at least once a year (that's usually enough for me!) and it never fails to challenge.
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Latitude
44.06162459312189
Longitude
-70.84233283996582
Trail Directions
Take RT 302 toward Fryburg past Shawnee Peak ski area. Look for Hilside Pet Sancutuary on the left just past the Little Mt Store. Take the next dirt road on your left and drive aprox 1 mile until you see gated trail. There is an area to park just to the left off the gate.
Trail Length
5-6 miles
Trail Level
Extreme
Trail Type
Singletrack & Fire Roads
City/County
Bridgton
   


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Review Date
April 22, 2005

Overall Rating
 4 of 5

Aerobic Difficulty
 5 of 5

Technical Difficulty
 4 of 5

Ridden Trail:
Once a week

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Reviewed by: corruption_131 ,  Weekend Warrior

Summary:
This trail starts off nice a slowly with a smooth up hill climb, then after an open grassy area, things change to a much more rough uphill ride, and depending on the season a muddy ride, but once you ride or even walk to the summit just the veiw is worth it.
The ride down is alot of fun! some part are a little tricky with slick wet rocks and loose sand on high legdes also large loose gravel in the trail. however other than that i love it! I go at least once in spring, summer, and fall.



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