21.5 miles
Distance
4,843 ft
Climb
-4,838 ft
Descent
2 miles
High Point

Angel's Staircase is a physically demanding, epic loop that takes you far from civilization, so bring plenty of food and water and make sure that you carry tools that you know how to use. The rewards are fantastic views of jagged mountains and into beautiful alpine basins filled with flowers, trees, and small lakes.

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Angel's Staircase is a 21 mile popular expert route located near Twisp Washington. This hike primary route. This route includes 8 trails. This route climbs 4,843 ft with a max elevation of 8,079 ft then descends -4,838 ft.
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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
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  • Other Activities
    • Mountain Bike
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  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
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  • eBike Allowed
  • Ridelogs
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More Stats for Angel's Staircase mountain bike route
  • Avg time
    4 hr 18 min
  • Altitude min
    4,757 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,757 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,760 ft
  • Grade max
    -59.8%
  • Grade min
    130.6%
  • Distance climb
    11 miles
  • Distance down
    10 miles
  • Distance flat
    2,064 ft
Avg: 3.6 (13 votes)

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