12.7 miles
Distance
2,373 ft
Climb
-2,373 ft
Descent
2,469 ft
High Point
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We are excited to announce the 2021 Yes NW Finale at Post Canyon.

The main venue will be at Binns Hill Staging Area.

Parking:
Please come to Binns Hill Staging Area from Binns Hill Road. This will make parking way easier for us to manage.

Course Details:
Intermediate and Novice will do the full course and Lites will only do Stage 1: Borderline.

Stage Order:
S1: Borderline
S2: Blue Car DH
S3: Mitchell Ridge

Neutral Support:
evo NS will be located at Post Flats Staging Area. This is after the climb out of Stage 2.

Food/Water:

Located at the end of Stage 3. Top off and fuel up for the climb back to the main venue.

Spectators:

The recommended viewing spot for stage 1 is to park at the gate of Post Canyon Dr and Rd 1403-1404 and it's a short walk to the where the road crosses the stage. Stage 2 can be viewd from walking in from Post Flats Staging Area. Stage 3 can be best viewed from 7 Streams Staging Area where the stage ends. ***Please be cautious when spectating and stay off the race trails.

Detailed Description
2021 YES NW: Post Canyon Enduro is a 13 mile easy race route located near Hood River Oregon. This mountain bike only route. This route includes 14 trails. This route climbs 2,373 ft with a max elevation of 2,469 ft then descends -2,373 ft.
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16 Reviews & Comments

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magyarpdx (Sep 3, 2022 at 20:48)
Trail El Dorado
Very hard climb for beginners but if your more experienced should be a little bit more easier.Downhill is SO FUN worth the climb.
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ewascent (May 8, 2022 at 19:47)
Trail El Dorado
May 9th the upper section of El Dorado will be closed for safety reasons during active forestry operations. This should last from the 9th to the 19th. Check with Hood River County or local shops.

You can link El Dorado to the 140 with the 1101 connector.
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Cynthiandrew (Jun 3, 2021 at 14:32)
Climb difficulty should be blue
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bizango-x (Oct 5, 2020 at 19:11)
Trail El Dorado
Trail open and riding great.
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lizwallace (Sep 8, 2020 at 22:15)
I saw a black bear here today!
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Rick9021 (Aug 11, 2020 at 12:55)
Spotted a black bear just off the trail about a quarter mile up from seven streams staging area
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the-semi-rad-dad (Jul 8, 2020 at 13:58)
Dry and fast, such a good time, my eyes were watering.
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nrutig (Jun 29, 2020 at 20:56)
Trail El Dorado
Trail closed
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ewascent (Oct 30, 2019 at 20:51)
Trail El Dorado
Watch for freeze thaw conditions that would damage the tread.
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Colemarfise (Jul 5, 2019 at 12:52)
Very Dust right now. Otherwise great
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EvanTheBruce (May 13, 2019 at 23:09)
Trail El Dorado
Awesome way up to the top of 3 Blind Mice/2 Chair climb is super easy and steady up hill the entire way through. Good shade for about 70% of the climb, this may change as logging activity picks up in Post Canyon. Mike did a great job designing and developing this trail. HRATS team are among the best!
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matthewconti (Apr 25, 2019 at 22:29)
Trail El Dorado
Rode today trail was fantastic, kudos to HRATS. A bit more work than I expected but full disclosure I was on my trek 850 hard tail - hard fork bike circa 1989. Looking forward to a re-ride when my new bike shows up in 2 weeks. New bike every 30 years :-)
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Rrpetersen7 (Apr 22, 2019 at 20:42)
Trail El Dorado
Road today and found it incredible. Thank you so much. I donate monthly and hope others do too. We have the best people anywhere and I feel very thankful to you all. Conditions were excellent.
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Kpeezee (Sep 3, 2018 at 14:12)
Trail El Dorado
Trail is open now.
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domkim (Jul 2, 2018 at 9:21)
Trail El Dorado
156
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Lostisle (Oct 5, 2017 at 12:48)
Trail Connector
Trail currently closed
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Route Sections

1 Stage 1: Borderline
  • 3,343 ft distance
  • 0 ft climb
  • -317 ft descent
2 Stage 2: Blue CAr DH
  • 4,852 ft distance
  • 0 ft climb
  • -600 ft descent
3 Stage 3: Mitchell Ridge
  • 4,324 ft distance
  • 41 ft climb
  • -506 ft descent

Route POI

OtherMAIN VENUEOther
Mechanical Stationevo Neutral Support @ Post Flats StagingMechanical Station
Water Fountain/SourceWater Fountain/Source

Details

  • Race Course
  • Race Date
    Sunday October 17, 2021
  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Green
  • Ridelogs
    22
More Stats for 2021 YES NW: Post Canyon Enduro mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    982 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,414 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,415 ft
  • Grade max
    -41.7%
  • Grade min
    46.8%
  • Distance climb
    6 miles
  • Distance down
    5 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 mile
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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100 7 Streams
Nov 15, 2022 @ 11:59am
Nov 15, 2022
Family man is closed due to logging. The seasonal freeze thaw is going on right now and I’ll stay clear of the trials until late spring. Ride responsibly all.
110 Mitchell Ridge
Nov 13, 2022 @ 10:02pm
Nov 13, 2022
Sticky, not too slick
El Dorado
Nov 13, 2022 @ 9:29am
Nov 13, 2022
Snow at top, clearer than other trails but more downed trees & branches.
133 Borderline-Moto Trail
Oct 22, 2022 @ 9:18pm
Oct 22, 2022
Running great after the first rains of the year. Just a series of excellent corners. Truly, one of the funniest sections at Post.
Family Man Baby Bump line
Oct 16, 2022 @ 1:34am
Oct 16, 2022
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