10.8 miles
3,073 ft
-3,103 ft
1,815 ft
High Point
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We are excited to announce the 2021 North Slope Enduro SPORT course at Capitol Forest.

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, Oct 1st parking will be available in our venue on GHORV property for $10 per vehicle. Camping is available at GHORV... $20 for Dry Camping and $35 for Hook Ups. If you don't want to pay for parking for practice you can park on the A-Line on the right side of the road from the bottom of the Stormy exit. Do not park on both side of the road. You must have a discover pass. You can also go up the A-Line and find plenty of pull-outs to park.

Saturday, Oct 2nd, parking is $10 per vehicle. You must go through the GHORV gate.

Due to DNR permitting, safety and trail impacts, self shuttling will not be allowed for practice on Friday, Oct 1st. FOCF A 5 minute time penalty will be applied for any infractions. FOCF is hosting a Practice Shuttles by reservation. All proceeds are going towards buying heavy equipment for trail building. Sign Up Here!

Course Details:
There are two new additions this year. Mr. Bones is a new "Spicey" Blue trail trail that all categories (except Lites) will run. The second trail is a blue trail called Livin' The Dream (LTD) and will be ran by Sports and Lites only.

Stage Order:
S6: Livin' the Dream (LTD)
S2: Mr. Bones
S3: Down 'N' Rowdy (DNR)

Neutral Support:
evo NS will be located at the top of DNR

Top of DNR

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

Detailed Description
2021 CDC: North Slope Enduro - Sport is a 11 mile expert race route located near Olympia Washington. This mountain bike only route. This route includes 6 trails. This route climbs 3,073 ft with a max elevation of 1,815 ft then descends -3,103 ft.
Local Trail Association
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Friends of Capitol Forest (friendsofcapitolforest.org)
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18 Reviews & Comments

  • + 2
ebarnes1 (Jun 19, 2022 at 22:25)
Fun trail but steep sections sketchy when wet. Cap needs more blues not blacks.
  • + 1
frankster FOCF (Sep 24, 2022 at 8:56)
If your interested in green and blues I recommend checking out the other trail heads in capitol forest. About 45% of capitol forest proper are green and blue rated trails.
  • + 0
DrTrailforks (Jan 23, 2022 at 15:33)
Very spicy!
  • + 0
DrTrailforks (Jan 23, 2022 at 15:32)
Great technical black diamond! In true north slope fashion, this is a legit black with some really tough sections
  • + 0
DrTrailforks (Nov 27, 2021 at 18:56)
So fun! Really accessible to riders of all ability but offers challenging options for those that want them. Beautiful views, great berms, fun table tops.
  • + 0
arsnic360 (Sep 26, 2021 at 12:12)
Fun ass trail. Upper section is super fun.
  • + 0
Barretxcr (Aug 1, 2021 at 20:34)
Sick fun. Couple steep sections make me wish I had a dropper. But overall super fun and love it.
  • - 1
Eli-Denning (Jul 6, 2021 at 21:55)
Fun spicy blue. Just chunky fun tech with some tight corners. Great introduction to North slope gnar.
  • + 0
Eli-Denning (Apr 3, 2021 at 7:52)
Flowy. Tiny bits of tech. I'd ride this all day, best trail here in my opinion
  • - 2
chunky-tech-doctor (Mar 30, 2021 at 12:34)
This is a flow trail with blue jumps only because you can case them but there not small jumps there doubles and even a triple before tou get to the road to go to stormy aging trail but it was not all mountain trails its a freeride flow line.
  • + 0
westboundANDup (Mar 28, 2021 at 12:09)
More than just a warm-up - this trail could be ridden all day by itself and you wouldn't even be mad about it. Bring your friends and stay a while because life is good when you're Livin' The Dream.
  • + 1
zerofoxgiven (Mar 4, 2021 at 12:02)
Rode this for the first time over the weekend and had a blast. Be careful with the drop on that last section after the road, lol. Little sneaky if you're coming in hot. Can't wait to hit this one again!
  • + 0
Sdberre (Aug 19, 2020 at 22:42)
First time here. My wife rode it really well with her hard tail. She only had to walk a couple features. Overall super fun trail We climbed the OHV trail which was a little tiring but manageable. It was the heat that had us poring sweat.
  • + 0
albs (Jun 5, 2020 at 8:07)
Why didn't ride this earlier! High fives to FOCF!
  • + 0
brendanmarchant (May 23, 2020 at 16:08)
Fantastic fun! Conditions were perfect.
  • + 0
RufinoRamos (Jun 28, 2019 at 22:23)
The trail is in,tip top shape now that it rained .nice
  • + 0
Jawar13 (May 26, 2019 at 22:58)
Awesome trail, rode it today. Little wet but great trail conditions and tons of fun. Highly recommend shuttle up, I climbed the fire roads up and my legs were on fire but still a great time
  • + 1
Rockydildoa (Jun 10, 2018 at 10:11)
Sooo good. Thanks to the builders!
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Route Sections

1 Stage 6: Livin' The Dream
  • 4,514 ft distance
  • 3 ft climb
  • -407 ft descent
2 Stage 2: Mr. Bones
  • 1 mile distance
  • 0 ft climb
  • -772 ft descent
3 Stage 3: Down 'N' Rowdy
  • 2 miles distance
  • 0 ft climb
  • -1,334 ft descent

Trails in Route

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Water Fountain/SourceWater Fountain/Source
Mechanical StationMechanical Station
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  • Race Course
  • Race Date
    Saturday October 2, 2021
  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • eBike Allowed
  • Ridelogs
More Stats for 2021 CDC: North Slope Enduro - Sport mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    -30 ft
  • Altitude min
    401 ft
  • Altitude start
    431 ft
  • Altitude end
    400 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    5 miles
  • Distance down
    5 miles
  • Distance flat
    2,352 ft
Avg: 5 (1 votes)
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Down N Rowdy
Down N Rowdy
11:52 | 460 | comments: 0 | favs:
Jan 28, 2022
Mr Bones \\ North Slope
Mr Bones \\ North Slope
4:46 | 452 | comments: 0 | favs:
Nov 12, 2021

Recent Trail Reports Along Route

Down 'N Rowdy
Nov 14, 2022 @ 11:51am
Nov 14, 2022
Tree is cleared
Livin' The Dream
Oct 7, 2022 @ 2:51am
Oct 7, 2022
Trailers in much better shape than down and rowdy. Protect with the top which is running well.
Mr Bones (lower)
Sep 10, 2022 @ 9:05am
Sep 10, 2022
Jul 2, 2022 @ 4:15pm
Jul 2, 2022
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