38 miles
11,844 ft
-11,818 ft
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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  • Race Course
  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
  • Bike type
  • 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
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    18 miles
  • Distance down
    19 miles
  • Distance flat
    2,062 ft
Avg: 4 (2 votes)
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 | 225 | 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 | 317 | 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 | 243 | comments: 8 | favs:
Oct 17, 2015
Third part of the Devil's Gulch descent. Watch the ending at least!

Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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 :)
Red Hill
Jul 9, 2018 @ 3:03pm
Jul 9, 2018
Due to fire activity from the Little Camas Fire, Forest Service Trail Red Hill #1223 and Tronsen Ridge Trail #1204 from Ruby Creek Trail to the 5 Miles Road junction are closed to public access. The remainder of the area is open. https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/5901/ reporter
Pipeline Trail
Jun 30, 2018 @ 2:24pm
Jun 30, 2018
Red Hill Trail
Jun 25, 2018 @ 1:43pm
Jun 25, 2018
Dry and mostly compact. Ruts aplenty but the Forrest Service has all the downed trees out of the way. Saw no other bikes today but encountered a group of 4 horsemen coming up the trail as I was descending.
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