12.9 miles
Distance
2,272 ft
Climb
-2,262 ft
Descent
1 mile
High Point

This is the proposed trail run route for the MISSION: GranDuro event June 24, 2017

Detailed Description
2017 Mission:GranDuro Trail Run is a 13 mile less popular intermediate route located near Wenatchee Washington. This mountain bike only route. This route includes 16 trails. This route climbs 2,272 ft with a max elevation of 5,719 ft then descends -2,262 ft.
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26 Reviews & Comments

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SakoHirata267 (Jun 22, 2022 at 19:18)
All clear today! Great riding!
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Emailsucks98 (Jun 14, 2022 at 19:48)
AVOID! 06/14/22 - there’s hundreds of trees down on upper mission ridge. The first 1/4 took me an hour and then I could see it got worse farther down. Absolutely not possible.
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JasonNewYork (Oct 5, 2021 at 21:46)
Excellent ride -definitely one of the best in NW. Shuttle to top of Mission and enjoy 2.5 hours of mostly downhill… being careful not to catch an edge!
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Gsdraper (Aug 29, 2021 at 11:49)
The trail itself is not so difficult or technical. Some rocks, few roots and no especially steep sections. But this isn’t a flow trail in the model of Raging Ridge, where you cut loose and really fly. The trail is narrow, and much of features steep drops off to the side with high consequence for a mistake. It really takes full concentration and control to get down safely. A very dry, loose surface in late August added to the challenge. Id still call it a blue trail, but the length and surface and high consequence make it one of the more difficult blue trails out there.
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CountMittens (Jun 27, 2021 at 10:13)
The problem with this road, like most other forest roads, is that the elevation grade is designed for motor vehicles and it's too steep to make an enjoyable ride for a biker. On top of that it's a gravel road, so you're losing pealing efficiency to the loose gravel.
Beware ye all who pedal.
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CountMittens (Jun 27, 2021 at 10:13)
The problem with this road, like most other forest roads, is that the elevation grade is designed for motor vehicles and it's too steep to make an enjoyable ride for a biker. On top of that it's a gravel road, so you're losing pealing efficiency to the loose gravel.
Beware ye all who pedal.
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CountMittens (Jun 27, 2021 at 10:10)
The trail is pleasant enough int he South-North direction. A bit rocky, but a good suspension or fat tires will see you through.
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CountMittens (Jun 27, 2021 at 10:10)
The trail is pleasant enough int he South-North direction. A bit rocky, but a good suspension or fat tires will see you through.
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CountMittens (Jun 27, 2021 at 10:08)
Trail Wayhut Road
A murderous climb at the start, 15-20% grade on a gravel road. Get into your lowest gear and deploy your best pedaling technique - you will need every bit of advantage.
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CountMittens (Jun 27, 2021 at 10:08)
Trail Wayhut Road
A murderous climb at the start, 15-20% grade on a gravel road. Get into your lowest gear and deploy your best pedaling technique - you will need every bit of advantage.
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CountMittens (Jun 27, 2021 at 10:08)
Trail Wayhut Road
A murderous climb at the start, 15-20% grade on a gravel road. Get into your lowest gear and deploy your best pedaling technique - you will need every bit of advantage.
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CountMittens (Jun 27, 2021 at 10:08)
Trail Wayhut Road
A murderous climb at the start, 15-20% grade on a gravel road. Get into your lowest gear and deploy your best pedaling technique - you will need every bit of advantage.
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CountMittens (Jun 27, 2021 at 10:08)
Trail Wayhut Road
A murderous climb at the start, 15-20% grade on a gravel road. Get into your lowest gear and deploy your best pedaling technique - you will need every bit of advantage.
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CountMittens (Jun 27, 2021 at 10:08)
Trail Wayhut Road
A murderous climb at the start, 15-20% grade on a gravel road. Get into your lowest gear and deploy your best pedaling technique - you will need every bit of advantage.
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CountMittens (Jun 27, 2021 at 10:08)
Trail Wayhut Road
A murderous climb at the start, 15-20% grade on a gravel road. Get into your lowest gear and deploy your best pedaling technique - you will need every bit of advantage.
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CountMittens (Jun 27, 2021 at 10:03)
This trail is a tarpit of pain, misery, and despair. Both ends are steep and very rocky climbs towards the middle of the trail, and that middle is just a series of shorter rocky climbs and descends. It's bad enough I ended up walking most of the trail. Never again.
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CountMittens (Jun 27, 2021 at 10:03)
This trail is a tarpit of pain, misery, and despair. Both ends are steep and very rocky climbs towards the middle of the trail, and that middle is just a series of shorter rocky climbs and descends. It's bad enough I ended up walking most of the trail. Never again.
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SeattleDay80 (Jun 28, 2020 at 6:49)
One of the most fun times I’ve had on my Mtn Bike. Very technical though and calling this a Blue is an understatement. Amazing views. Scary moments on side of cliffs and a lot of fun water. ???? On a hot summer day it’s the best. Be ready to go from Rock to Dirt to mud to sand. Also took me about 2.5 hours. Long ride.
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emaw (Jul 7, 2019 at 7:44)
Clear all the way to the Devils Gulch intersection. Traction good in most sections.
The rocky sections can be a challenge for the novice rider like me but are also kinda fun. Nice views but not a lot of shaded trail in the afternoon, don't forget your water.
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Bushpaddler (Sep 11, 2018 at 10:55)
Dusty, clear of trees, awesome and in very good condition despite motorized use.
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annerkc (Sep 4, 2018 at 21:31)
AdventureWenatchee.com for shuttles
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annerkc (Sep 4, 2018 at 21:30)
W
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Ericandannie (Sep 4, 2018 at 3:28)
Do any bike shops offer shuttles?
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Hairymountainbeast (Jun 22, 2018 at 13:06)
A few chunky rock gardens, but overall a pretty mellow ride in beautiful location!
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CurtisAn (Oct 4, 2017 at 16:35)
Is the 7100 forest service road open to drive up and drop off to ride down devil gulch?
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i-g-o-r (Sep 6, 2017 at 0:05)
Just awesome. Up or down.
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  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Ridelogs
    2
More Stats for 2017 Mission:GranDuro Trail Run mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    10 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,408 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,581 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,590 ft
  • Grade max
    -77.5%
  • Grade min
    63.6%
  • Distance climb
    6 miles
  • Distance down
    6 miles
  • Distance flat
    3,783 ft
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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Devil's Gulch
Oct 19, 2022 @ 9:05pm
Oct 19, 2022
Large tree down on upper Devils. Gonna need a chainsaw. Otherwise trail is in mostly great shape. A few very loose spots. A few wet spots. Switchbacks are moon dusty. Otherwise great.
Upper Mission Ridge
Jul 14, 2022 @ 9:03am
Jul 14, 2022
Cleared out this year but there are some loose rocks. Not hot, and views are great.
Devil's Spur
Jul 14, 2022 @ 9:03am
Jul 14, 2022
Good to go.
Beehive Road (9712)
Jun 7, 2022 @ 6:18pm
Jun 7, 2022
Deep snow near mt Lillian trail
Squilchuck Trail
Aug 17, 2021 @ 11:39am
Aug 17, 2021
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