Cross Tie Details
Primary use biking with hiking ok until entering north access to mountain biking only area. Section from Hilltop Day Use area was created in 2015 to take traffic off of trails going thru Disc golf area and Hares Canyon (fire road). This is a well built trail which dives immediately off into timber and crosses over various shared-use trails. Relatively easy grade but narrow and some switch back turns make this difficult for beginners - but this is intended to be main access to Intermediate mountain biking area trails. Lots of fun flowing this back out from mountain biking area to Hilltop - it's mainly downhill that direction!
This trail continues after entering mountain biking specific area. An easily ridable "A-frame" helps filter out hiking traffic near the trail kiosk. It traverses across North Caddy Whomper once and then ends before a drainage area. Continuing on North Caddy Whomper leads to Shoofly (the contination of XC trail) or veering left on North Caddy Whomper leads to Freeride area (or a shortcut to continue into "Link n Pin" section of Shoofly XC trail.
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More Stats for Cross Tie mountain bike trail
Altitude change35 ft
Altitude min1,140 ft
Altitude max1,256 ft
Altitude start1,160 ft
Altitude end1,194 ft
Distance climb2,521 ft
Distance down1,625 ft
Distance flat521 ft
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Cross Tie Trail Reports
Jan 21, 2017 @ 3:47pm13 hours
|reporter Nwta volunteer trail work party took care of all Cross Tie from Hilltop parking lot into mountain bike area up to were connects with North Caddy...|
Nov 13, 2016 @ 12:29pmNov 13, 2016
|reporter Some mucky spots but generally good shape. One down tree blocking but rollable. Needs leaf blowing.|
Oct 22, 2016 @ 1:00pmOct 22, 2016
|Trimmed back small tree down across trail so it's now more easily hoppable. Trail is only slightly muddy. Entire trail swept of significant...|
Oct 16, 2016 @ 12:35pmOct 16, 2016
|Small tree down across trail, can ride over or around|
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