38 miles
Distance
11,844 ft
Climb
-11,818 ft
Descent
1 miles
High Point

This is the proposed course for the Cascadian National Marathon XC Championships. Actual mileage is closer to 40-45 as I had to hand draw a couple sections in the map.

Course: Start at Mission Ridge Ski Resort, Climb up past the Chairlifts to the Pipeline Trail and take Pipeline to Beehive Rd. Turn left on Beehive Rd. and follow it to the Tronsen Ridge Trailhead; continue on Tronsen Ridge Trail to Red Hill Trail; proceed on Red Hill Trail; turn left on on Devils Loop; complete Devils Loop and then turn right onto Devils Gulch Trail; Follow Devils Gulch to Devils Spur; turn right onto Squilchuck Rd and climb to the finish at Mission Ridge Ski Resort.

1 Review & Comments

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flag ACree (Jul 19, 2016 at 16:21)
 Given that this map has hand drawn sections and the event never happened, perhaps this route should simply be deleted until the actual gps routes are uploaded?
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Details

  • Race Course
  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Bike type
    XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
More Stats for Cascadian National Marathon XC Championship Course mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    26 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,656 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,574 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,600 ft
  • Grade
    0.013%
  • Grade max
    -142.693%
  • Grade min
    134.889%
  • Distance climb
    18 miles
  • Distance down
    19 miles
  • Distance flat
    2,062 ft
Avg: 4 (2 votes)
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Layers winter
Trail Style
  • ?
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail transparency
Devil's Gulch: Part 2
Devil's Gulch: Part 2
10:59 | 240 | comments: 7 | favs:
Oct 17, 2015
The second part of the Devil's Gulch descent. For some fun stuff watch the end of part 3!
Devil's Gulch: Part 1
Devil's Gulch: Part 1
14:14 | 335 | comments: 2 | favs:
Oct 17, 2015
Devil's Gulch descent Part 1. Watch the end of part 3 for a good laugh!
Devil's Gulch: Part 3
Devil's Gulch: Part 3
8:37 | 255 | comments: 8 | favs:
Oct 17, 2015
Third part of the Devil's Gulch descent. Watch the ending at least!

Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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Devil's Spur
Sep 15, 2018 @ 6:32pm
Sep 15, 2018
If you're looking for the top of this trail the route shown on the map is not correct. To get onto this trail start at the Devil's Gulch (top) TH and head north on Upper Beehive trail. When Upper Beehive crosses the road you'll cross and hit a junction. Turn Right for Devil's Spur. Left goes down Beehive trail. Currently the map makes it look like Devils Spur is connected to Pipeline trail, which it isn't. I spent 20 min. riding back and forth on Pipeline trail looking for a turnoff to get down to Devils Spur but there isn't one, though you can see the trail like 100 yards downhill. Finally, I ran into someone who pointed me in the right direction. :)
Red Devil
Sep 15, 2018 @ 2:00pm
Sep 15, 2018
Tree down on the south side
Red Hill Trail
Sep 15, 2018 @ 1:04pm
Sep 15, 2018
Trail is closed to logging after about two miles
Upper Mission Ridge
Jul 16, 2018 @ 9:54pm
Jul 16, 2018
Upper half is in great shape. Lower part has a couple washed out corners and a tree down, easy to bunny hop over. Some deep ruts to watch out for. Super fun coming down!
Tronsen Ridge
Jul 16, 2018 @ 7:34am
Jul 16, 2018
USFS closure map updated July 11 did not include Tronson Ridge. Signs dated July 6 were still posted at the 5 mile road as of 7/14 but no indication of any closure otherwise. https://www.fs.usda.gov/Internet/FSE_DOCUMENTS/fseprd586557.pdf Dry/Loose but still fun from Mt Lillian to Magnet Creek. If you want hero dirt, as expected, go elsewhere :)
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