Addison County Mountains foliage report

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laird
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Addison County Mountains foliage report

Post: # 2115Post laird
Fri Oct 08, 2004 9:33 pm

I did the drive #11 shown below today, some areas are good and some areas are past peak or bare.
The Jerusalem area was certainly the best.
Laird
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This and other routes are available at http://www.1-800-vermont.com/seasons/drives.asp
Drive #11 - Addison County Mountains
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Starting in Middlebury… ~116 miles
> Travel east from Middlebury to Ripton via Route 125.
> Turn left at the Ripton Country Store onto Lincoln-Ripton Road and follow this road North to Lincoln.
> At Lincoln General Store, turn right onto Quaker Street, then right onto Downingville Road to Jerusalem and Route 17.
> Turn right onto Route 17 over Appalachian Gap.
> Take Route 100 from Irasville through Granville to Hancock.
> From Hancock travel Route 125 through Bread Loaf, then take a left on to a town road, the Goshen/Ripton Road, and follow it to Goshen.
> In Goshen turn left on Capen Hill Road and follow it to Goshen Corners.
> Turn right on to Route 73 and travel west from Goshen Corners to Brandon.
> Take Route 7 north from Brandon to Leicester; in Leicester turn right on to Fern Lake Road and follow it to Route 53.
> Turn left on to Route 53 and circle Fern Lake and Lake Dunmore, then turn left on to Shore Road, right on to Rogers Road and, in Salisbury, turn left on to Smead Road and follow it back to Route 7.
> Follow Route 7 south to return to Middlebury.


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Re: Addison County Mountains foliage report

Post: # 2116Post pwt54
Sat Oct 09, 2004 8:26 am

That is a good ride. You have a good mixture of back roads with different scenery. The only problem is you miss the 30 foot wooden gorilla hold up a full size VW Bug in Leicester.

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