6.1 miles
Distance
2,271 ft
Climb
-673 ft
Descent
01:47:50
Avg time

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
  • Global Ranking
    #2042

The first mile descends through mixed Douglas fir and subalpine forest to the stream ford and then switches back, up for 0.75 miles and begins traveling above Martin Creek. At 4 miles the Martin Lake Trail goes off to the right. The route continues through subalpine forest to about 7,000 feet. It then enters an open meadow basin with scattered trees below Martin Peak. Still gaining elevation to 7,220 feet the trail crosses the divide between Martin Creek and Foggy Dew Creek. Just beyond the high ground the Cooney Lake Trail is off to the right. Then the trail descends through scattered trees and exposed rock and boulders, eventually into dense subalpine forest to the junction with the Foggy Dew Trail. On the Foggy Dew Trail it's another 5 miles to the Foggy Dew Trailhead.

This area is popular with motorbike users and is gaining popularity with mountain bikers. Specific Hazards/Difficulties: Be considerate of all trail users, when encountering stock on the trail, lean your bike against the cutslope of the trail. Talk to the horseriders so the stock can recognize your location and not feel threatened by your actions. Move off the lower side of the trail and continue talking to the animals until all have past. Mountain bikers and hikers can take their packs and bikes off the lower side of the trail with them, and talk to the animals to reassure them. These measures will assure safety to everyone for their common enjoyment.

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More Stats for Martin Creek Trail #429 Climb mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    1,598 ft
  • Altitude min
    1.0 miles
  • Altitude max
    1.4 miles
  • Altitude start
    1.1 miles
  • Altitude end
    1.4 miles
  • Grade
    4.959%
  • Grade max
    -46.643%
  • Grade min
    40.519%
  • Distance climb
    4.5 miles
  • Distance down
    1.6 miles
  • Distance flat
    333 ft
  • Avg time
    01:47:50
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on Oct 3, 2016
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Martin Creek Trail #429 Climb

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