2.2 miles
Distance
240 ft
Climb
-1,735 ft
Descent
00:31:37
Avg time

Xanadu Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    DH, AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    May-October
  • TTFs on trail
    Drop, Jump, Rock Face
  • Global Ranking
    #1297

The mtbr.com describes this ride like this: "Crazy, sick, fun, relatively easy fireroad duo track climb up to the ridgetop and then a knarly steep, narrow singletrack descent with no room for error. Two highly technical sections. The first is a hairpin turn followed by a nasty 6 to 8 foot boulder drop that's rideable followed a short time later by a huge slick rock that's super steep with just enough loose gravel and sand on it to keep you traveling at a good clip before bailing off another steep drop which is also rideable but tricky.

Access Info

From Highway 2 a few miles east of Leavenworth (milepost 103.6), take the bridge over the Wenatchee River toward the town of Peshastin. Drive a few hundred yards (you’re on Main Street) to a T intersection just beyond the railroad underpass. Turn right and parallel the Wenatchee River 0.8 miles before hooking hard to left and entering Derby Canyon. About 2.4 miles up the canyon, the road splits, stay right on Road 7400. About 4.5 miles after entering the canyon, Road 7402 branches off on the right (south side) at 2200 feet. Take the less-used spur on the left side (north side) of the road and go about 2 more miles uphill to the start of the ride.

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More Stats for Xanadu mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -1,496 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,559 ft
  • Altitude max
    3,055 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,055 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,559 ft
  • Grade
    -13.093%
  • Grade max
    -128.319%
  • Grade min
    79.193%
  • Distance climb
    1,908 ft
  • Distance down
    1.7 miles
  • Distance flat
    515 ft
  • Avg time
    00:31:37
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Status:
on Oct 3, 2016
Dry
Avg: 4.75 (9 votes)

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Xanadu Trail Reports

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Oct 3, 2016 @ 3:34pm
Oct 3, 2016
Trail running well. Still very dry, could use some rain.
Aug 10, 2016 @ 7:59am
Aug 10, 2016
Large tree down across trail, blocking trail
Jul 23, 2016 @ 1:45pm
Jul 23, 2016
Trail is currently running great with only a few really dusty spots near on the lower part.
Jun 12, 2016 @ 12:55pm
Jun 12, 2016
Rode this on Thursday 6/9. Trail was dry and dusty. Loose sandy soil on rock makes for variable traction. Medium sized tree blocking trail between...
Jun 2, 2016 @ 4:57pm
Jun 2, 2016
Trail in great condition. One of the fallen trees was made into small jump.
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2 Reviews & Comments

  • + 1
flag petomas02 (May 21, 2016 at 19:38)
 I see it takes an average of 30 minutes to get down the trail. But, how long does it take to get up to the top using the forest roads?
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  • + 1
flag gnar5tar (Jul 8, 2016 at 10:34)
 About 50 minutes at a leisurely pace
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