16.5 miles
Distance
3,573 ft
Climb
-3,563 ft
Descent
3,213 ft
High Point
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2018 Raging River Mountain Bike Festival - XC Race - Short Course
-The race is mass start, long course riders will line up in front.
-Course has been designed to NOT have 2-way race traffic.
-It is possible that the front end of the long course racers will overtake the tail end of the short course racers near the end of the race. Please be aware of riders passing and overtaking. Make yourself known and work with other riders.

Route:
-Start
-Up logging road
-Up Upward Mobility
-Up Ridge Ridge
-Down Return Policy
-Up Logging Road
-Up Ridge Ridge to towers/view point
-Down Raging Ridge
-Down Poppin' Tops
-Down Flow State Upper
-Down Flow State Lower
-Finish

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Detailed Description
2018 Raging River MTB Festival - Short Course is a 17 mile intermediate race route located near Cumberland British Columbia. This mountain bike only route. This route includes 7 trails. This route climbs 3,573 ft with a max elevation of 3,213 ft then descends -3,563 ft.
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26 Reviews & Comments

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ATCskier (Jul 20, 2022 at 1:27)
Wow, what a fun section on trail, possibly my favorite in the area. Dirt could not have been better.
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ATCskier (Jul 20, 2022 at 1:24)
Trail Raging Ridge
Excellent trail, really enjoyed it both uphill and down.
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ATCskier (Jul 20, 2022 at 1:22)
Excellent climbing trail, very well built.
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Farwell71 (Jul 4, 2022 at 17:20)
Great climbing trail. Conditions were perfect.
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kelbymb (May 29, 2022 at 15:42)
Still closed (5/29/22)
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Massenbro (May 17, 2022 at 14:30)
Still closed.
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SuzanneHp3ipc (Aug 21, 2021 at 9:01)
Agree with jesperjo - it’s not green at this point. especially at the end of a ride. Chunky and bumpy is the wrong ways.
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jesperjo (Aug 1, 2021 at 9:22)
Can’t really rate this green any more. If you want to ride green trails you may want to stick to Duthie. The braking bumps have turned into massive pot holes in every berm and it’s pretty rough now.
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jesperjo (Aug 1, 2021 at 9:20)
Lower Poppin’ tops is in rough shape. You could almost hide a Volkswagen in some of the braking bumps at this point. Too many people need to learn to use their front brakes properly.
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carlsonwa (Jul 19, 2021 at 21:12)
Trail Raging Ridge
Re the comments about two way being dangerous, IMO that’s valid, but only for RR1.

I came across 3 groups of riders going up, one on a faster corner and they were mindful of the possibility of people going up and there was no issue. IDD you’re Worried about it, take the fire road for just that segment. Otherwise it’s a nice trail both ways, would be a shame to ride up the fire road and miss it.
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BlueBeauty (Jun 29, 2021 at 17:03)
I don't know if it is just me but this reminds me of a great big pump track! It is AMAZING! This might be my favorite trail there!
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BlueBeauty (Jun 29, 2021 at 17:01)
AMAZING TRAIL!!!
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BlueBeauty (Jun 29, 2021 at 16:58)
This trail is really only fun if you are really good at climbing (and I am not the best). I kinda feel like it goes forever. I normally do all of Upward Mobility then Poppin' Tops and Flow state down, and personally I feel like the downhill doesn't balance out the climb. That is my thought on Upward Mobility. Really only fun if you are good at climbing and good with having a short downhill compared to the climbing...
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Cornhucker (Oct 4, 2020 at 14:00)
Fun but needs some
Maintenance- lots of brake potholes and the berms are pretty blown out.
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bjamin1 (Aug 30, 2020 at 11:37)
She’s got the potholes real bad in the berms, but still great dirt most other places.
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Loamdaddy (Jul 18, 2020 at 16:39)
Talk about a happy ending!
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Hybridigital (Jun 7, 2020 at 13:29)
Trail Raging Ridge
This should be a one-way trail. It is not safe for uphill travel.
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bryanbb (May 5, 2020 at 16:31)
Open and running well.
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pnwtilldeath (Aug 26, 2019 at 15:40)
Perfect temps today with the slightest breeze. Dirt had perfect amount of moisture in it. Most of the berms are all washboard.
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gdtrfb8 (Jul 31, 2019 at 22:37)
Trail Raging Ridge
Biggest problem I have with this trail is that it's two-way. I was there on a busy day and almost got hit twice while climbing. It also took away from the fun while descending since I had to ride cautiously for fear of doing the same to other climbers. IMO the trail is not built very well for two-way use since lots of features allow for, or even promote, high speed descending. Other than that, it's a nice trail, and the view of Mt. Rainier is great. I actually bought a (Timber) bell after riding this trail, which I will use on two-way trails from now on. If I went back here I would at least ride the road up instead. Or maybe just run a few laps on Upward Mobility/Poppin' Tops/Flow State, which were lots of fun too.
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Ilovemybl (May 20, 2019 at 12:50)
New to mountain biking. This was awesome!! Little slick today because of the rain.
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Adamegg (Aug 22, 2018 at 20:08)
Lots of ruts on this trail be careful. I hit a jump and landed in one and went over the handle bars it was so deep.
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normalsigma (Jun 29, 2018 at 8:43)
One of the best beginner flow trails on the I-90 corridor. Great trail to pump downhill and get your speed fix. There is a fair amount of optional features to keep more advanced riders happy.
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jmahler TRAILFORKS (Jun 6, 2018 at 7:47)
Super fast and fun trail! Just need to learn how to clear those tables ...
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jmahler TRAILFORKS (Jun 6, 2018 at 7:46)
This may be my new favorite trail! Endless grip in the berms and it is super fast.
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jmahler TRAILFORKS (Sep 6, 2017 at 18:34)
Trail Raging Ridge
Smooth flow trail most of the way down. Bottom half is dusty and a bit more rocky. Bottom is also so overgrown you can't see more than 6 ft ahead, which is scary because people go up this trail as well.
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Details

  • Race Course
  • Race Date
    Saturday July 28, 2018 at 09:00am
  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
More Stats for 2018 Raging River MTB Festival - Short Course mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    1,064 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,064 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,073 ft
  • Grade max
    -51%
  • Grade min
    55.5%
  • Distance climb
    8 miles
  • Distance down
    8 miles
  • Distance flat
    2,218 ft
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