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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
Trailforks scans users ridelogs to determine the most popular direction each trail is ridden. A good flowing trail network will have most trails flowing in a single direction according to their intension.
The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine the last time a trail was ridden.
  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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Colors indicate trail is missing specified detail.
  • Description
  • Photos
  • Description & Photos
  • Videos
Trail Popularity ?
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine which trails are ridden the most in the last 9 months. Trails are compared with nearby trails in the same city region with a possible 25 colour shades. Think of this as a heatmap, more rides = more kinetic energy = warmer colors.
  • most popular
  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular
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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Boardwalk Boardwalk
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      The Methow Valley offers up a diverse array of trails for multiple users. From high alpine to Valley floor, there are trails for every ability and skill level. Great area to go explore.

      PLEASE NOTE: Hunting season is October 17-27th 2020. Please be safe, choose your rides carefully and wisely, and please wear orange. Many multi-use trails are actively used by hunters during this time frame
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      Region Details
      • 28
      • 1
      • 32
      • 61
      • 19
      • 3

      Region Status
      Caution as of Dec 25, 2020

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      188
      Trails Mountain Bike
      144
      Trails E-Bike
      57
      Trails Hike
      186
      Trails Trail Running
      184
      Trails Horse
      30
      Trails Dirtbike
      18
      Trails Snowmobile
      3
      Trails Snowshoe
      4
      Trails Nordic Ski
      4
      Total Distance
      591 miles
      Total Descent
      122,244 ft
      Total Vertical
      6,956 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      8,079 ft
      Reports
      594
      Photos
      451
      Ridden Counter
      5,668

      Popular Methow Valley Mountain Biking Trails

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      Climb It Change Upper
      Sun Mountain
      Climb It Change Lower
      Sun Mountain
      Buck Mountain
      Buck Mountain
      Pete's Dragon
      Sun Mountain
      Wild Turkey
      Sun Mountain
      Chickadee connector
      Sun Mountain
      Patterson Lake Trail
      Sun Mountain
      Thompson Ridge
      Sun Mountain
      Cutthroat Pass
      Winthrop
      Martin Creek Trail
      Angels Staircase / Uno Peak
      Rendezvous Basin Loop
      Rendezvous Mountain
      Woodpecker
      Sun Mountain
      Angels Staircase (Trail 1259.21)
      Angels Staircase / Uno Peak
      Summit Trail
      Angels Staircase / Uno Peak
      Rader Creek
      Sun Mountain

      Methow Valley Mountain Bike Routes

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      Angel's Staircase
      Twisp
      21 miles
      Buck Mountain 2020 (full loop w/ Buck Up)
      Buck Mountain
      14 miles
      Buck Mountain Loop
      Buck Mountain
      13 miles
      Crater Creek to Foggy Dew
      Angels Staircase / Uno Peak
      19 miles
      Chickadee to Thompson Ridge Trail loop
      Sun Mountain
      20 miles
      The Foggy Lollipop
      Twisp
      15 miles
      Heavens Gate
      Twisp
      35 miles
      Angel's Staircase (Foggy Dew Entrance)
      Twisp
      30 miles
      The Great Western Traverse
      Twisp
      33 miles
      Angels Gate
      Twisp
      32 miles

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 1 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 0 rides
      • 0 ft avg distance
      Past Week
      • 11 rides
      • 9 miles avg distance

      Photos of Methow Valley Mountain Bike

      482 |
      Jul 7, 2019 @ 2:42pm
      Jul 7, 2019
      552 |
      Oct 7, 2017 @ 10:13am
      Oct 7, 2017
      277 |
      Aug 24, 2017 @ 12:05pm
      Aug 24, 2017
      208 |
      Aug 24, 2017 @ 12:05pm
      Aug 24, 2017

      Videos of Methow Valley Mountain Bike

      Angel's Staircase
      9:16 | 90 | Oct 11, 2020
      From the top
      3:44 | | Aug 1, 2019
      Magpie to Black Bear
      trail: Black Bear
      7:04 | 588 | Oct 27, 2016
      HOME // Episode 2: East Side Adventure with...
      5:12 | 20302 | Jan 26, 2016

      Recent Trail Reports

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      Buck Up Track
      Buck Mountain
      Oct 31, 2020 @ 9:38am
      Oct 31, 2020
      Freeze/thaw CycleEAWeymullerCow hoof impacted
      Buck Mountain
      Buck Mountain
      Oct 31, 2020 @ 9:38am
      Oct 31, 2020
      Freeze/thaw CycleEAWeymuller
      Sheep Driveway
      Winthrop
      Oct 24, 2020 @ 12:30pm
      Oct 24, 2020
      DryBoating360Dirtbike
      Lower Safety Harbor Creek
      Angels Staircase / Uno Peak
      Oct 21, 2020 @ 3:22pm
      Oct 21, 2020
      Variableemaw some rock slides and one blow down
      Rex Derr Trail
      Winthrop
      Oct 19, 2020 @ 3:53pm
      Oct 19, 2020
      DryMatthewJames25
      Cutthroat Pass
      Winthrop
      Oct 18, 2020 @ 10:29am
      Oct 18, 2020
      VariableHeinzsdHike Various snow conditions from bare ground,...
      Angels Staircase (Trail 1259.21)
      Angels Staircase / Uno Peak
      Sep 29, 2020 @ 8:02pm
      Sep 29, 2020
      Idealrobbayuk As stated (as we were a bit behind the...
      NFD 5400 - Harts Pass Access Road
      Methow Valley
      Sep 13, 2020 @ 10:38pm
      Sep 13, 2020
      DryBbliss318
      Cheater Eagle
      Twisp
      Sep 7, 2020 @ 4:35pm
      Sep 7, 2020
      DrysamskuatchCouldn't find the trail, looks like it's...
      Prince Creek
      Twisp
      Sep 7, 2020 @ 4:33pm
      Sep 7, 2020
      UnknownsamskuatchLogs over entrance to trail and looks...

      Activity Feed

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      user #1025991blake-ewishlisttrailCutthroat Pass
      Jan 20, 2021 @ 2:41pm
      7 hours
      user #1744819DaveswanwishlisttrailThompson Ridge
      Jan 18, 2021 @ 7:15pm
      2 days
      user #1159453mtnbkr97701wishlisttrailMethow Community Trail
      Jan 18, 2021 @ 11:19am
      2 days
      user #1886504loganmcarterwishlisttrailCutthroat Pass
      Jan 15, 2021 @ 9:24am
      Jan 15, 2021
      user #1392081movpclrwishlisttrailCutthroat Pass
      Jan 14, 2021 @ 5:19pm
      Jan 14, 2021

      Recent Comments

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      user #935216LisalovesScoutreportCoal Creek (Temporary Name)No tree on Oct 19, all clear
      Oct 19, 2020 @ 2:47pm
      Oct 19, 2020
      user #2025840will-madcitytrailRendezvous Basin LoopWould you recommend an XC bike or an AM bike?
      Oct 1, 2020 @ 8:36am
      Oct 1, 2020
      user #1075190robbayukreportAngels Staircase (Trail 1259.21)First pic Cooney Lake, second pic ascending to...
      Sep 29, 2020 @ 8:06pm
      Sep 29, 2020
      user #1159147erica110trailBuck MountainTrails were in great shape. Used the service...
      Sep 29, 2020 @ 8:52am
      Sep 29, 2020
      user #1608107ckrasstrailCutthroat PassThis may be the most spectacular mtn bike ride...
      Sep 29, 2020 @ 8:27am
      Sep 29, 2020

      Local Badges


      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike144402 miles82,559 ft179 miles6,339 ft
      450593135,041
      E-Bike57167 miles37,881 ft78 miles6,135 ft
      433110
      Hike186585 miles120,741 ft256 miles6,955 ft
      15904612
      Trail Running184580 miles120,272 ft254 miles6,955 ft
      590480
      Horse30115 miles30,010 ft51 miles6,919 ft
      2811
      Dirtbike1886 miles14,715 ft37 miles5,869 ft
      26512
      Snowmobile320 miles1,791 ft4 miles5,020 ft
      2
      Snowshoe46 miles1,234 ft2 miles1,135 ft
      118
      Nordic Ski45 miles1,227 ft2 miles1,135 ft
      1211
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