This 65-mile scenic ride starts at the Park & Ride in Richmond VT and is easiest if ridden clockwise. The start is the Richmond Park & Ride on VT Rt. 2. Start out by heading north along the Winooski River on Barber Farm Road. In Jeffersonville, begin a 7-mile, 1,600-foot climb up to Smugglers’ Notch, passing several waterfalls and winding through passes on the way up to the summit. The descent starts out steep and winding, then straightens out for a quick descent to Stowe. This ride was provided by Steve Barner of the Green Mountain Bicycle Club and is featured in Bicycle Magazine.