10.4 miles
Distance
4,941 ft
Climb
-1,510 ft
Descent
1.2 miles
High Point

Alder Ridge Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • Season
    July - October
  • TTFs on trail
    Rock Garden
  • Global Ranking
  • Land Manager
    USFS

Alder ridge is a burly climb, but the most direct route into the Mad Lake area. Being a moto trail, conditions are highly dependent on the recent weather. Expect deep dust and loose rock in late summer. As a descent, this is one of the longest in the state. Thankfully it is not shuttleable, which keeps it from seeing too much use.

Access Info

Alder ridge trailhead off of Chiwawa River road.

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More Stats for Alder Ridge mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    3,431 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,363 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,382 ft
  • Altitude end
    1.1 miles
  • Grade
    6.244%
  • Grade max
    -44.906%
  • Grade min
    59.577%
  • Distance climb
    6.7 miles
  • Distance down
    3.1 miles
  • Distance flat
    3,257 ft
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flag boxxerace TRAILFORKS (Sep 11, 2016 at 20:23)
 Looks good, thanks for sharing!
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