18.0 miles
Distance
4,988 ft
Climb
-4,989 ft
Descent
3,800 ft
High Point
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We are super excited to bring the CDC to North Mountain and the little town of Darrington, WA. Pro's Experts, Hardtail Open and E-Bike Open will tackle 2021 CDC: Transition Bikes - North Mountain Enduro presented by Shimano, Pro Course.

Aid Station and on Course Neutral Support provided by evo will be along the road at the exit of Skyline. Riders will pass the aid/neutral support station after descending stages 1 and 2 along the road as they pass the exit of Skyline on their way to stage 3.

Racers should be prepared for changing weather conditions. Racers should also carry extra food and water.

Detailed Description
2021 CDC: North Mountain Enduro - Pro Course is a 18 mile expert race route located near Darrington Washington. This mountain bike only route. This route includes 6 trails. This route climbs 4,988 ft with a max elevation of 3,800 ft then descends -4,989 ft.
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Route Sections

1 Stage 1: Out of the Blue - Upper
  • 2 miles distance
  • 6 ft climb
  • -1,225 ft descent
2 Stage 2: Out of the Blue - Lower
  • 1 mile distance
  • 0 ft climb
  • -1,298 ft descent
3 Stage 3: Showcase Sundown - Upper
  • 3,392 ft distance
  • 0 ft climb
  • -566 ft descent
4 Stage 4: Showcase Sundown - Lower
  • 1 mile distance
  • 0 ft climb
  • -1,333 ft descent

Details

  • Race Course
  • Race Date
    Saturday August 21, 2021
  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • eBike Allowed
  • Ridelogs
    32
More Stats for 2021 CDC: North Mountain Enduro - Pro Course mountain bike route
  • Avg time
    3 hr 36 min
  • Altitude change
    -1 ft
  • Altitude min
    899 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,544 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,542 ft
  • Grade
    -0%
  • Grade max
    -66.2%
  • Grade min
    65.2%
  • Distance climb
    11 miles
  • Distance down
    6 miles
  • Distance flat
    3,179 ft

Directions

  1. Bike south on North Mountain Road.
  2. Continue for 200 meters.
  3. Turn left onto Road Climb.
  4. Continue for 400 meters.
  5. Bike south on Road Climb.
  6. Continue for 1.5 kilometers.
  7. Bike north on Road Climb.
  8. Continue for 500 meters.
  9. Bike northwest on Pathfinder.
  10. Continue for 200 meters.
  11. Bike northeast on Pathfinder Spur.
  12. Continue for 500 meters.
  13. Bike north on Road Climb.
  14. Continue for 800 meters.
  15. Bear right onto North Mountain Road.
  16. Continue for 400 meters.
  17. Bike north on North Mountain Road.
  18. Continue for 1.5 kilometers.
  19. Bike south on North Mountain Road.
  20. Continue for 600 meters.
  21. Bike north on North Mountain Road.
  22. Continue for 1.5 kilometers.
  23. Bike south on North Mountain Road.
  24. Continue for 100 meters.
  25. Bike southwest on Out Of The Blue.
  26. Continue for 600 meters.
  27. Bike south on Out Of The Blue.
  28. Continue for 1.5 kilometers.
  29. Bike south on Out Of The Blue.
  30. Continue for 1 kilometer.
  31. Bike west on Out Of The Blue.
  32. Continue for 1 kilometer.
  33. Bike southwest on Out Of The Blue.
  34. Continue for 1 kilometer.
  35. Bike west on Beverly Road (gated, recently re-built).
  36. Continue for 600 meters.
  37. Make a sharp right onto North Mountain Road.
  38. Continue for 800 meters.
  39. Bike north on North Mountain Road.
  40. Continue for 700 meters.
  41. Bike northwest on North Mountain Road.
  42. Continue for 1.5 kilometers.
  43. Bike north on North Mountain Road.
  44. Continue for 100 meters.
  45. Bike north on North Mountain Road.
  46. Continue for 200 meters.
  47. Turn right onto Road Climb.
  48. Continue for 700 meters.
  49. Bike east on Road Climb.
  50. Continue for 2 kilometers.
  51. Bike northwest on Pathfinder.
  52. Continue for 200 meters.
  53. Make a sharp right onto Pathfinder Spur.
  54. Continue for 400 meters.
  55. Bike north on Road Climb.
  56. Continue for 800 meters.
  57. Bear right onto North Mountain Road.
  58. Continue for 400 meters.
  59. Bike north on North Mountain Road.
  60. Continue for 1 kilometer.
  61. Bike southeast on North Mountain Road.
  62. Continue for 1 kilometer.
  63. Bear left onto Showcase Showdown (Upper).
  64. Continue for 300 meters.
  65. Bike northwest on Showcase Showdown (Upper).
  66. Continue for 800 meters.
  67. Bike northwest on Showcase Showdown (Upper).
  68. Continue for 30 meters.
  69. Turn left onto North Mountain Road.
  70. Continue for 40 meters.
  71. Bear right onto Road to Lower Showcase Showdown.
  72. Continue for 200 meters.
  73. Bike south on Road to Lower Showcase Showdown.
  74. Continue for 40 meters.
  75. Turn right onto Showcase Showdown (Lower).
  76. Continue for 100 meters.
  77. Bike south on Showcase Showdown (Lower).
  78. Continue for 700 meters.
  79. Bike west on Showcase Showdown (Lower).
  80. Continue for 50 meters.
  81. Keep left to stay on Showcase Showdown (Lower).
  82. Continue for 1 kilometer.
  83. Bike south on Showcase Showdown (Lower).
  84. Continue for 300 meters.
  85. Bike south on Showcase Showdown (Lower).
  86. Continue for 20 meters.
  87. Make a sharp right onto North Mountain Road.
  88. Continue for 200 meters.
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Out Of The Blue
Dec 31, 2023 @ 12:19pm
Dec 31, 2023
There is some snow cover on the level Meadow and the switchback climbs to the hoot owl junction. [L=https://www.evergreenmtb.org/trails/ride-reports/rr-8357]EvergreenMTB Trail Report[/L]
Road Climb
Dec 31, 2023 @ 10:00am
Dec 31, 2023
After the lookout gate, there is snow to walk through halfway to the Lookout. The road up to lower skyline is all clear. [L=https://www.evergreenmtb.org/trails/ride-reports/rr-8357]EvergreenMTB Trail Report[/L]
Showcase Showdown (Lower)
Jan 21, 2023 @ 4:29pm
Jan 21, 2023
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Road to Lower Showcase Showdown
Sep 16, 2022 @ 7:49pm
Sep 16, 2022
[L=https://www.evergreenmtb.org/trails/ride-reports/7135]EvergreenMTB Trail Report[/L]
Showcase Showdown (Upper)
Aug 13, 2022 @ 10:49pm
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