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Rode skookum yesterday and there was a larg tree down, I had to get off my bike and duck under it. Possibly push your bike up it and ride down it if your feelig gnarly!

Submitted by JibLurkerPNW on 08/07/2014

Rode Spring Lake trails for the first time. Some observations:

  1. Park at the State fish boat launch - but you will need a permit to park there. A few spots to park at the trail head which is just opposite the launch, but wonder about...
Submitted by ziggev on 08/07/2014
08 | 04 | '14

Rode from the main TH almost all the way up to the Lava Caves. Trail is entirely rideable; the only section of hike-a-bike starts about 2.5 miles in and ends at about the 3 mile mark and it is only because of the steepness of the grade. There are...

Submitted by josefski on 08/06/2014
08 | 06 | '14

Dry and awesome! The trails are in good shape (they get really wet in the winter) but they are completely dry right now. As always at Banner, watch out for horses and walkers. Throw your iPod on and go have fun! Banner is perfect if you want a car...

Submitted by Tom_me11 on 08/06/2014
08 | 05 | '14

This dry weather has resulted in a particularly fast and furious season for Tiger; no mud anywhere.  Soo good, just keep hitting the "replay" button on it.

Submitted by r1de on 08/05/2014
07 | 27 | '14

We did the "Shuttle" option!  Did the usual route to the lake but mixed it up on the way back. 

Here is a quick map of the route we took from the lake to exit 42. It is a very straight forward ride with no real chance to get lost...

Submitted by Wormlord on 08/05/2014
08 | 01 | '14

Starting to get a little loose in places; no moisture anywhere.

Submitted by r1de on 08/01/2014
Typical trail and burned trees at top of Tronsen Ridge

I did a point to point ride from Haney Meadows and Mt. Lillian up to Tronsen Ridge and down to Red Hill trail and then onto Red Hill Spur to Devils Gulch.  I started around 1:00 and it was roughly 78-80° at Haney Meadows; much nicer...

Submitted by DRSpalding on 08/01/2014
Evening session in primoville

Zen

07 | 29 | '14

Sometimes you just need a shift-free hammerfest in the solitude of the back yard forest. Today was one of those days...  Soaring Eagle delivered the stress-relief I was after! Trails are prime, hardly anybody in there, and weather is perfect....

Submitted by r1de on 07/29/2014
07 | 21 | '14

Was unsure how Preston would be flowing with the recent rains, but pleasantly surprised!  A teeny bit slick on the summit trail, but otherwise perfect tack and no mud anywhere.  Rode everything except Iverson.

Submitted by r1de on 07/21/2014
07 | 17 | '14

Rode the "Enduro Special" loop - Iverson CW, climb the road to Summit, Summit to Preston, climb crossover road to Fully Rigid, Fully Rigid to Silent Swamp, repeat the road to Fully Rigid, Fully Rigid to Joyride to NW Timber.  And after all th...

Submitted by r1de on 07/17/2014

One very minor snow patch to walk over(25 feet) - will probably be gone in a few days.  Trail is all rideable.

The Corral Pass road is ungated and snowfree.

Submitted by jackd49 on 07/11/2014
Southwest entrance
07 | 09 | '14

No mud, water anywhere. But new home construction took out southwest entrance.

Submitted by r1de on 07/09/2014
Beginning the descent after a steep climb

The trail is all dry and just turning dusty so grab it before it all turns into a sand pool. In the forested sections, it was perfect tacky and not wet at all. The vistas, of course, were awesome mainly thanks to the bluebird day we had. The fire...

Submitted by MtnPavlas on 07/07/2014
07 | 02 | '14

A few trails closed for repairs, but what's open is flowing greased weasel speed.

Submitted by r1de on 07/02/2014
Easy "stay dry" creek crossing

They are actively logging off a side road about 2 or 3 miles up the Suntop road.  Be on the lookout for trucks but probably not an issue on weekends

We did not go to the lookout so I have no info about the upper trail piece. Still 5-7...

Submitted by jackd49 on 06/26/2014
Nicely paved creek crossing
06 | 22 | '14

Wow, Evergreen really created a gem - it's still a little rough around the edges (literally ;-) but all-in-all a nice mix of single track and double track with some forest road mixed in for a good measure. This was my first time riding the phase 3...

Submitted by MtnPavlas on 06/23/2014
Taken right after Preston - it's clean!
06 | 23 | '14

It will be hard to top this ride at Tiger - maybe the best ever for me. Perfect weather, perfect dirt, Preston was DRY (look at the pic!), not one other rider seen the whole time, and some face-time with Rainier at the summit.

I found my n...

Submitted by r1de on 06/23/2014
06 | 22 | '14

It's in great shape.  Getting a little brushy, but the gnomes will take care of that soon.  Otherwise everything is rolling fine!

Submitted by woodway on 06/22/2014
06 | 22 | '14

Decided I didn't want to fight I-90 traffic today so I ended up at CV for a few hours instead. Funner was riding nice, though starting to get a bit overgrown near the bridge and up top. Cyclops was really nice until until the bottom where it too w...

Submitted by Tarekith on 06/22/2014
Pleasant day
06 | 18 | '14

If you're a clean-bike freak (like me), you'll want to bring a fender (unlike me) or give it a few days. Mostly awesome, but a lot of speed-sapping puddles. 

Submitted by r1de on 06/18/2014

Started at Camp Shepard and rode White River to Buck Creek. Crossed the hwy then up the Buck Creek Road about a mile or so to the church camp - "Berachah at Buck Creek" entrance.  This is not a private road and you are allowed to cross this p...

Submitted by jackd49 on 06/18/2014
Trending Typical July Opening

We were denied from fs7250 to deep creek yesterday at about 40" on snotel corral pass. We lost the trail in the switchbacks and climbed up to see over ridge down to the south facing terminus where noble nob slips from south to north before enterin...

Submitted by len.francies on 06/17/2014
06 | 15 | '14

We got a shuttle from the local taxi in Wintrop. I was $25-30 pre person with 10 people. They took us to the top of the Starvation Mountain and we rode 5 hours back to town. Trail finding from the top to Blue Buck Trail is pretty easy after you co...

Submitted by pnwtrailboss on 06/17/2014
06 | 11 | '14

VooDoo: check. Ryan's: check. Gravy Train: check (rolling fast!). HLC: closed for repair.

Submitted by r1de on 06/11/2014