Sleepy Hollow X-Wing

Sleepy Hollow is an XC ski and mountain bike area with quite a few trails.  We rode X Wing up to the cabin, and a combination of trails back down.

X Wing is a pretty steady climb.  There are some small narrow bridges at beginning.  I was barely able to cross on most, and dropped one wheel into the ditch to get across one.  There are quite a few obstacles like roots, rocks, downed trees… (typical VT single track type terrain.)  A few required some help to get past, either because they were too narrow, threw me too far off camber, or I could not maintain traction.  The trail doesn’t get too off camber for thr most part, but there are sections where I had to get my weight well to the uphill side to avoid a roll.

The view of Camel’s Hump from the cabin is really great!



More Information

Trail Name: Sleepy Hollow X-Wing

Location: Huntington, Vermont  

Type: Narrow trail (< 30"), Start and end at the same point (Loop)

Rating: Adaptive Level 9, Vermont

Length: Mile?

Steepest Section: Difficult – over 30º

Most Off-Camber Section: Moderate – between 10-30º

Terrain: Mostly hardpack, minimal loose sections

Obstacles: Root exposure, Deep ruts and erosion, Brush and/or other growth, Baby heads and/or rock gardens, Drops, ledges, jumps

Help Needed? Yes, a little


Directions to Trailhead

Google Sleepy Hollow in Huntington


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Posted by Cleary Buckley

T12/L1 Para, 53 year old male

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