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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
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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
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  • < 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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  • Description
  • Photos
  • Description & Photos
  • Videos
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  • 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
  • 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
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      This riding area includes trails adjacent to or connecting with the Sterling Mine Ditch Trail System. The area is mostly mixed forest (ponderosa pine, oak, madrone, and manzanita with a few pockets of Douglas fir). The trail surfaces run from granite to clay with minimal rocks. Certain spots can be extremely muddy and slippery during and just after rainy periods. There are numerous trailheads to access the trails in this riding area.
      Parking google parking directions
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      Region Details
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      Region Status
      Caution as of Oct 12, 2019
      Local Trail Association
      local trail association
      SUTA
      (sutaoregon.org)

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #5,228
      State Ranking
      #78
      Trails (view details)
      8
      Trails Mountain Bike
      8
      Trails Hike
      8
      Trails Trail Running
      8
      Total Distance
      33 miles
      Total Descent
      8,061 ft
      Total Vertical
      2,730 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      5,005 ft
      Reports
      9
      Photos
      6
      Ridden Counter
      28

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 0 rides
      • 0 ft avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 0 rides
      • 0 ft avg distance
      Past Week
      • 1 rides
      • 35 miles avg distance

      Photos of Sterling Mine Ditch Trail System Mountain Bike

      18 |
      Mar 2, 2019 @ 7:49pm
      Mar 2, 2019
      52 |
      Aug 12, 2017 @ 5:17pm
      Aug 12, 2017
      133 |
      Dec 10, 2015 @ 5:51am
      Dec 10, 2015
      150 |
      Dec 10, 2015 @ 5:50am
      Dec 10, 2015

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Ditch Mine (North Side)
      Oct 12, 2019 @ 7:42pm
      Oct 12, 2019
      DrynormsrideE-Bike Some down trees over 16mi. Not too bad.
      Sterling Mine Ditch Trail
      May 19, 2019 @ 9:11am
      May 19, 2019
      VariableCricketyoshDown trees make the trail pretty annoying...
      Grub Gulch connector to Ditch Mine
      Dec 17, 2017 @ 9:29am
      Dec 17, 2017
      Freeze/thaw CycleJeb308
      Bear Gulch Trail
      Dec 4, 2017 @ 10:35am
      Dec 4, 2017
      Variableh33t

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1842563normsrideaddreportDitch Mine (North Side)
      Oct 12, 2019 @ 7:42pm
      Oct 12, 2019
      user #1639351m-frankriddentrailSterling Mine Ditch Trail
      Sep 1, 2019 @ 9:36am
      Sep 1, 2019
      user #1902401BikeBlakevotetrailSterling Mine Ditch Trail
      Aug 22, 2019 @ 2:47pm
      Aug 22, 2019
      user #1722059CricketyoshaddreportSterling Mine Ditch Trail
      May 19, 2019 @ 7:28pm
      May 19, 2019
      user #1654934ryandegruntwishlisttrailSterling Mine Ditch Trail and 4 more
      Apr 27, 2019 @ 2:11pm
      Apr 27, 2019

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1722059CricketyoshreportSterling Mine Ditch TrailTrees are still there as of March 2nd.
      Mar 2, 2019 @ 7:47pm
      Mar 2, 2019
      user #885836norcalskierreportSterling Mine Ditch TrailMuddy on the last private property go around.
      Dec 21, 2017 @ 6:38am
      Dec 21, 2017

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