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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
  • bi-directional trail
  • no data
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Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
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  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
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Trailforks users anonymized public ridelogs from the past 6 months.
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  • mountain biking (>6 month)
  • hiking (1 year)
  • moto (1 year)
Activity Recordings
Trailforks users anonymized public skilogs from the past 12 months.
  • Downhill Ski
  • Backcountry Ski
  • Nordic Ski
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      Popular Trail Networks

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      Yacolt Burn 9 21 7
      Lacamas Park 18 21 1
      Mt. Saint Helens 6 14 4
      Siouxon Area 6 4
      Whipple Creek Park 11 5
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      Region Details
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      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      310
      Trails Mountain Bike
      312
      Trails E-Bike
      17
      Trails Hike
      349
      Trails Trail Running
      346
      Trails Horse
      49
      Trails Dirtbike/Moto
      12
      Trails Observed Trials
      12
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      12
      Trails Snowmobile
      1
      Trails Snowshoe
      3
      Trails Backcountry Ski
      3
      Trails Nordic Ski
      1
      Total Distance
      542 miles
      Total Descent
      107,962 ft
      Total Vertical
      8,238 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      8,249 ft
      Reports
      1,904
      Photos
      1,400
      Ridden Counter
      23,012

      Popular Southwest Mountain Biking Trails

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      Sixth Sense
      Yacolt Burn
      Thrillium
      Yacolt Burn
      Ape Canyon Trail
      Mt. Saint Helens
      1070 Road
      Yacolt Burn
      Cold Creek
      Yacolt Burn
      Plains of Abraham
      Mt. Saint Helens
      Red Tape - Directional trail. BIKE ONLY.
      Lacamas Park
      Murphy's Grade - Upper
      Yacolt Burn
      Loowit #216: Ape Canyon - Windy
      Mt. Saint Helens
      L1050 Road
      Yacolt Burn
      Falls Creek TR152
      Carson
      Palmer East
      Lacamas Park
      Old Hwy 8
      Bingen
      Main Access Road Section 1
      Lacamas Park
      Lacamas Park Main Entrance
      Lacamas Park

      Southwest Mountain Bike Routes

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      Tarbell Loop
      Yacolt Burn
      23 miles
      Climb from Lower to Upper Lot
      Yacolt Burn
      4 miles
      Ape Canyon to Plains of Abraham (IMBA Epic)
      Mt. Saint Helens
      16 miles
      Hidden Falls - Out and Back
      Yacolt Burn
      11 miles
      Kloochman Butte - Out and Back
      Yacolt Burn
      10 miles
      Lyle Mullet
      Syncline Ridge
      48 miles
      2018 Trans-Cascadia Day 1
      Mt. Saint Helens
      29 miles
      Towers to Sixth Sense Loop
      Yacolt Burn
      10 miles
      Camas Panthers - Relay on Oly - Plan C
      Lacamas Park
      3,852 ft
      Falls Creek Loop
      Falls Creek
      25 miles

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 0 rides
      Yesterday
      • 8 rides
      Past Week
      • 52 rides

      Photos of Southwest Mountain Bike

      trail: Cold Creek
      303 |
      Jan 22, 2018 @ 9:23am
      Jan 22, 2018
      882 |
      Jun 12, 2017 @ 8:08pm
      Jun 12, 2017
      trail: Thrillium
      1,220 |
      Jan 8, 2017 @ 9:01am
      Jan 8, 2017
      trail: Thrillium
      935 |
      Jul 5, 2016 @ 3:13pm
      Jul 5, 2016
      1,248 |
      Apr 17, 2016 @ 6:30pm
      Apr 17, 2016
      trail: Thrillium
      796 |
      Jul 26, 2015 @ 11:13pm
      Jul 26, 2015
      trail: Thrillium
      8,030 |
      May 27, 2015 @ 1:47am
      May 27, 2015
      | 10 comments
      trail: Cold Creek
      1,008 |
      Jul 22, 2014 @ 6:00pm
      Jul 22, 2014

      Videos of Southwest Mountain Bike

      First run of the year Cold Creek
      trail: Cold Creek
      50 | Apr 25, 2021
      Emblem Cascadia: RAW
      34 | Feb 10, 2021
      Miles to Thrillium
      trail: Thrillium
      151 | Oct 26, 2020
      Alec Loves his trees
      0:53 | 212 | Mar 27, 2020
      Thrillium Clips
      trail: Thrillium
      0:24 | 174 | Dec 30, 2019
      rippin st helens
      4:09 | 120 | Oct 15, 2019
      Sixth Sense Highside
      0:14 | 277 | Sep 1, 2019
      0:13 | 78 | Jun 2, 2019

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

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      user #1671843rhanniganaddphoto in Tacoma, Washington, United States and 2 more
      Oct 26, 2021 @ 8:45pm
      9 hours
      user #1671843rhanniganaddphoto in Tacoma, Washington, United States
      Oct 26, 2021 @ 8:49am
      21 hours
      user #1671843rhanniganaddreportThrillium
      Oct 26, 2021 @ 8:48am
      21 hours
      user #1919462cbricharwishlisttrailLewis River
      Oct 25, 2021 @ 11:11am
      2 days
      user #2312160Oly21wishlisttrailThrillium
      Oct 24, 2021 @ 11:57pm
      2 days

      Recent Comments

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      user #1390889ImoldgregtrailItchy & ScratchyMost places I’ve been outside of the area,...
      Oct 16, 2021 @ 1:42pm
      Oct 16, 2021
      user #467127KRobtrailApe Canyon TrailHow does Ape Canyon and Plains of Abraham hold...
      Oct 5, 2021 @ 10:27am
      Oct 5, 2021
      user #768056sean-bobtrailWest Field LoopLate summer, my experience is this is...
      Sep 23, 2021 @ 6:50pm
      Sep 23, 2021
      user #1175973FastFahltrailThrilliumSuper fun. The speed needed to hit all the...
      Sep 19, 2021 @ 10:07am
      Sep 19, 2021
      user #469932dudebroreportChinookKiller of a push up and this late in the...
      Sep 13, 2021 @ 9:17am
      Sep 13, 2021

      Local Badges


      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike311523 miles102,152 ft224 miles5,715 ft
      1,3851,8793728,701
      E-Bike1784 miles8,678 ft30 miles3,340 ft
      1,364200
      Hike348534 miles105,709 ft227 miles8,238 ft
      81,84091,812
      Trail Running346531 miles105,709 ft227 miles5,833 ft
      1,84010538
      Horse4988 miles9,528 ft30 miles3,799 ft
      55062
      Dirtbike/Moto1269 miles4,344 ft21 miles2,667 ft
      45612
      Observed Trials1269 miles4,344 ft21 miles2,667 ft
      11
      ATV/ORV/OHV1269 miles4,344 ft21 miles2,667 ft
      74573
      Snowmobile14,606 ft528 ft4,232 ft531 ft
      11
      Snowshoe36 miles528 ft4,383 ft5,577 ft
      111
      Backcountry Ski36 miles528 ft4,383 ft5,577 ft
      1199
      Nordic Ski12 miles121 ft1,007 ft
      126
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