11.4 miles
3,640 ft
-3,599 ft
1,812 ft
High Point

We are super excited to announce the 2018 Capitol Forest Enduro course on the new North Slope Trail System off of Hwy 8. These are not like any other trails in Capitol Forest. They were built by mountain bikers for mountain bikers. The best news of all is there is more to come Hats off to Friends of Capitol Forest and Department of Natural Resources for working together to make the North Slope Trails happen.

The main entrance to the trail system is through Greys Harbor ORV Park (GHORV). Please be respectful when driving through their property. The speed limit is 5mph!

Leading up to the race there are two small pullouts at the bottom of A-Line and you can park along the road. You must have a Discover Pass.

Friday, June 8th parking will be available in our venue on GHORV property for 5$ per car. See www.racecascadia.com/2018capitolforest for camping details. (parking is built into camping fees)

Saturday, June 9th, parking is covered by Race Cascadia.

Due to DNR permitting, safety and trail impacts, shuttles will not be allowed for practice on June 8th. A 5 minute time penalty will be applied for any infractions.

Course Details:
Pro/Exp/HT/Sport will do stages 1 through 5 in order.
Enduro Lite will do stages 3 and 1.
See www.racecascadia.com/2018capitolforest for schedule.

Neutral Support:
FSA NS will be located in main venue area.
evo NS will be located at the start of stage 3.

Main Venue Area.
Top of Stage 2.

The North Slope Trails are very spectator friendly. The end of stages 1,3,4, and 5 are just a few minutes walk from the main venue area. ***Please be cautious when spectating and stay of the race trails.

Detailed Description
2018 CDC: Capitol Forest Enduro is a 11 mile moderately popular expert route located near Olympia Washington. This mountain bike only route. This route includes 12 trails. This route climbs 3,640 ft with a max elevation of 1,812 ft then descends -3,599 ft.
Route Supporters
Local Trail Association
Local trail association
Friends of Capitol Forest (friendsofcapitolforest.org)
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Route Sections

1 S1: Bowfinger
  • 2,841 ft distance
  • 0 ft climb
  • -526 ft descent
2 S2: DNR Upper
  • 4,791 ft distance
  • 34 ft climb
  • -709 ft descent
3 S3: DNR Lower
  • 5,149 ft distance
  • 36 ft climb
  • -702 ft descent
4 S4: Scoby
  • 1 mile distance
  • 62 ft climb
  • -1,087 ft descent
5 S5: Stormy
  • 2,732 ft distance
  • 0 ft climb
  • -526 ft descent

Trails in Route

Stormy659 ft
Bowfinger1,693 ft
Stormy489 ft
ORV Tie2 miles
Down 'N Rowdy2,474 ft
ORV Tie404 ft
Scoby1 mile
Stormy2,208 ft

Route POI

Aid StationAid StationAid Station
Mechanical StationMechanical StationMechanical Station
Mechanical Stationevo Neutral SupportMechanical Station
Water Fountain/SourceWater/Feed StationWater Fountain/Source
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More Stats for 2018 CDC: Capitol Forest Enduro mountain bike route
  • Avg time
    3 hr 20 min
  • Altitude change
    41 ft
  • Altitude min
    410 ft
  • Altitude start
    410 ft
  • Altitude end
    449 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    6 miles
  • Distance down
    5 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,404 ft
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