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02 | 23 | '21
hit banner, this was the first time at this loaction for me. met a few other riders. there was an alartimg abount of mug and stading water thoughtout. still a funn ride. however i would avoid; lizard king, croking frog, Dr john, and gamma. these were...
Submitted by tylfit on 02/27/2021
After an hour at the skills park, I drove up to the lower shuttle road at the bottom of Lower Skyline. I climbed the freshly cleared and packed shuttle road (great job DNR or contractor!) and noted a tree needing the big saws at the bottom of Upper S...
Submitted by tomvale on 01/30/2021
01 | 30 | '21
Had a good early morning running the east side trails at the skills park for about an hour before going higher up on the mountain. The trails are not muddy and have only a couple of windblown fir bows here and there that you can ride over. I cleared...
Submitted by tomvale on 01/30/2021
 
01 | 16 | '21
Left home in Everett just after 5am to get an early morning ride in at Chelan Butte while the weather and Passes were all clear! It was an enjoyable morning watching the sunrise while driving east and then parking at the Chelan Reach trailhead and go...
Submitted by tomvale on 01/16/2021
01 | 14 | '21
3 of rode Grand Ridge today and ran into a cougar, almost literally.  The 1st person came around a corner and found the cat on the trail, inadvertantly chased the cat down the trail, where it jumped off the trail and stopped.  He yelled lou...
Submitted by albeedmo on 01/14/2021
01 | 09 | '21
Great area and ride, trains seem to handle all the recent rain well. Some ares a little overgrow but nothing you can't ride through. 
Submitted by MTB_ROD on 01/10/2021
 
Just had a wonderful day running Lower Skyline and the lower half of Out of The Blue.  I parked at the bottom of Lower Skyline and noticed the lower shuttle road has been regraded so that made the climb easier. Thank you DNR. I climbed past Lowe...
Submitted by tomvale on 01/09/2021
 
01 | 03 | '21
Had a fun, muddy, morning checking out the Snohomish River flood level (22.5 feet @ Snohomish) after going up to the towers. Windfall was cleared off the trails but a large rotten tree is over the bottom of the Upper Springboard flow. The first deep-...
Submitted by tomvale on 01/03/2021
01 | 02 | '21
This was my first time riding swan creek and it did not disappoint. Despite the heavy rain that has been pouring down the last week or so, the trails were running pretty good.  There were puddles, but not as much peanut butter mud as ji would ha...
Submitted by vee on 01/02/2021
 
12 | 29 | '20
Been in Florida for a family theme park tour and a trip to the Space Coast. I missed the delayed SpaceX launch so I needed to make up for that by getting back into some real topography. Also, my unofficial version of a COVID test, is a lot of miles o...
Submitted by tomvale on 12/29/2020
12 | 20 | '20
Dryer than they should be for this time of year. Once you get off the main trails there a several fun loops to explore. Also thanks to the guy I saw there doing trail work on a Sunday. Great fun
Submitted by warbar on 12/20/2020
12 | 14 | '20
I encountered a cougar. It was around point #21 in the map (link). The time was around 3:30 PM. It looked a lot like female lion that I saw from zoo and it was way bigger than normal dog. It was on the trail and stairing at me from 5 meters apart.&...
Submitted by sunjin on 12/15/2020
12 | 12 | '20
Most of the trails are in great shape.  There is a bit of peanut butter on northwest pasage and north trail.  There were quite a few hikers, some quite grumpy, dog walkers and horses. So, it was a busy day, but everyone was respectful of di...
Submitted by vee on 12/13/2020
12 | 05 | '20
To PHil, and others who helped Ingemar walk down from Poppin' Tops on Saturday. Thank you so much! Ingemar's wounds were what you saw, and there were no other major problems.  Teeth, all there, Jaw, Nose not broken, After an eval. at Snoqualmi...
Submitted by slowgreyguy on 12/07/2020
 
12 | 05 | '20
Started today at 7am at the trailhead with the goal to head to the Falls, and then further on to the old Platts Lookout site, a 900' summit, east of the Falls, then exit the south side of the Marckworth Forest and back to the car. The ride went well...
Submitted by tomvale on 12/05/2020
11 | 30 | '20
Whoever found my car keys near GR drive, and put them on a log so I could find them, I say: "Thank you so much." Amazing how well GR rides even just a day after a big storm/rain.
Submitted by plugboots on 12/03/2020
12 | 02 | '20
Had not ridden Henry's/Black Diamond since last spring, so was happy to see the trails in good shape. Not too dry and not too wet. So many trees down though. I probably had to lift the bike over 10 trees.  There was a two person crew out trying...
Submitted by dflowerz on 12/02/2020
 
12 | 02 | '20
Snoqualmie has ignored the two bathrooms at the base of Raging River for months; claiming a shortage of "safety supplies" per the sign on the doors. I'm able to buy all the safety supplies I want, so not sure what the real reason is but I've never se...
Submitted by Bryan on 12/02/2020
 
11 | 29 | '20
Rode Grand Ridge north from the soccer field parking to Duthie and back.  It's about 12 miles with 2000' of climbing so a nice ride, over about two hours. Dirt is perfect, though traffic was a bit heavy due to the weekend and heavily urban locat...
Submitted by Bryan on 11/29/2020
 
Had a nice couple of runs down Lower Skyline this morning with ocassional light rain at times. The access road to the Lower Skyline trail has 5 trees over it and those will need the bigger saws. The road could use a brushcutting too if maintenance ca...
Submitted by tomvale on 11/28/2020