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Had a quick window of time to take advantage of, and went to enjoy Flowdeneye and Wishbone. But first I decided to go to the towers via Rouge Knights as a climbing trail instead of taking the road to the end and climbing White Ox. There are a couple...
Submitted by tomvale on 7/28/21
tomvale
07/28/2021
07 | 26 | '21
So went out the day after Tiger Mountain Enduro, just to check it out. ETS and ET were both heavily ridden in, dry, dusty and rooty. I'm guessing these were both on the race course. I was at trail speed on ETS and came upon a nice couple in the...
Submitted by Bryan on 7/28/21
Bryan
07/27/2021
07 | 24 | '21
Just went up for a short morning trail ride before a road ride on hwy 9 later in the day. Simple GPS track here. The trails are a little dry but traction is still good since the canopy is so thick. You'll have a good time here. Showed a group to the...
Submitted by tomvale on 7/26/21
tomvale
07/25/2021
07 | 23 | '21
CCDH is a grown man ride; 13.6 miles, 3200' of vertical climbing and a 2.7 mile very dark blue descent. This ride is not for the faint of heart. Think of CCDH like NOTG or OTG but 3X longer in more heavily wooded forest with bigger ruts on a narrower...
Submitted by Bryan on 7/23/21
Bryan
07/23/2021
07 | 20 | '21
TBH don't think I'm rushing back here. This is mostly flat XC terrain with no tech and little flow. Also super crowded with noobs and groms. SMH, I almost hit some Chad who wouldn't yield the right of way and Karen's barking at me to give her dog mor...
Submitted by Bryan on 7/21/21
Bryan
07/20/2021
The task today was just to clear the full length of the River Trail from nettles and brush. So I went down Lower Springboard and Meetcutter and then started at the top of the River Trail and machete'd all the way to the river. It's ready for you to r...
Submitted by tomvale on 7/18/21
tomvale
07/18/2021
Great trails, well marked and some flowy bits to keep that manic grin on your face. The only black trail has been closed off by King County since it was unauthorized to begin with. Fresh gravel has been applied to several areas, otherwise trails are...
Submitted by berjen on 7/18/21
berjen
07/18/2021
07 | 16 | '21
It was a cool misty morning at 6am when I left the trailhead. Almost perfect climbing weather. There was a little drizzle that the forest kept from me until I got to the first Road to Trail conversion. Then the drizzle was gone but the foliage was we...
Submitted by tomvale on 7/16/21
tomvale
07/16/2021
07 | 13 | '21
So my rear tire (tubeless with Vittorio inserts) felt pretty soft as I pushed off at 8:00 AM from the 356th St. lot. Thirty minutes later and most of the way up the fire road to the Tokul East entrance to Golden Spike it was definitely flat; felt mus...
Submitted by Bryan on 7/13/21
Bryan
07/13/2021
Got to the lower shuttle zone at 630am and started the climb to the summit. I went up the Lower Skyline road, then Pathfinder, and then met back up with the summit road to finish up at the lookout around 830. I got my views and began the descent down...
Submitted by tomvale on 7/11/21
tomvale
07/10/2021
07 | 09 | '21
So first ride back after breaking a toe two weeks ago; that injury was just normal clumsy idiocy around the house, not riding related. Tiger is closed this weekend due to construction on Hwy. 18, so had to go sample East Tiger Summit and Extra Terres...
Submitted by Bryan on 7/9/21
Bryan
07/09/2021
07 | 03 | '21
Hansen Ridge is in perfect condition, go ride it! It was very overgrown, but I camped there Friday night and spent a bunch of time cutting it back so the trail is now clear and rideable 100% of the way. Still needs more brushing, but it's comfortab...
Submitted by jayspe on 7/6/21
jayspe
07/06/2021
07 | 03 | '21
Trail is ridable from the top with a few obsticles. I cleaned the upper machine built section and meadow of medium to large detritus and it's riding ok now but it could use a hoe, some blow, and a few implement to make it shine. If anyone wants to jo...
Submitted by zacjes on 7/4/21
zacjes
07/04/2021
Today, I brought my Fiskars Machete with me to clear the Upper Springboard Nettle Meadow below the towers and then began cutting back open the River trail shoreline access to open it up for handlebars. The whole River trail could use a little weed/ne...
Submitted by tomvale on 7/3/21
tomvale
07/03/2021
07 | 02 | '21
Had a nice cool, misty, morning with the goal of running the rock drop down Canyon Creek Downhill. While climbing up Upward Mobility, a hiking couple was coming down and telling me they left a beer at the top for me. I chuckled and said, "Excellent"...
Submitted by tomvale on 7/3/21
tomvale
07/02/2021
Compared to other blue trails that I have ridden Skyline is steep and fairly technical.  But there is a lot of potential for alternative routes to be developed. 
Submitted by Alexanderjjj on 7/1/21
Alexanderjjj
07/01/2021
06 | 27 | '21
Just got out before the morning "chill" was gone and did two laps on the east side of the tracks. Nothing of particular note this time except for great hero traction and plenty of shade during the descent. Come visit the new developments when it is c...
Submitted by tomvale on 6/27/21
tomvale
06/27/2021
Went out early just after sunrise to get a cooler ride in before the record heatwave hits. Did the Springboards, Meetcutter and River trails and came back up. The river shoreline is still underwater and the approach area is overgrown so help as you c...
Submitted by tomvale on 6/26/21
tomvale
06/26/2021
06 | 24 | '21
I started up about 7am this morning to do the Lollipop and have a blast on No Service and then climb the west service road to go up and do it again. After having a fun first run down No Service and also more confidence, I went left up the service roa...
Submitted by tomvale on 6/25/21
tomvale
06/24/2021
**ACCESS NOTE: please be aware that access to this area utilizes a road that passes through PRIVATE PROPERTY. Please exercise EXTREME caution on blind corners and keep your speeds below 20 miles an hour.  Thank you - Kittitas Chapter Leadership
Submitted by Kevin Dwight on 6/23/21
Kevin Dwight
06/23/2021