24 miles
Distance
6,868 ft
Climb
-6,870 ft
Descent
1 miles
High Point

A difficult but not extreme loop with spectacular views and a fun scenic descent.
The road climb is fairly easy but the ridge trail has a few steep sections before the final mile that's pretty much all hike-a-bike but the scenery will help you forget that. Make sure to check out the lookout point that's only about a quarter mile of hike-a-biking but offers great views of Pyramid mountain, Glacier peak and the North Cascades.
The descent is fairly steep and technical at first but mellows out pretty quickly. Because of a recent fire, you can still enjoy mountain views all the way to the bottom. Warning: there will likely be many blowdowns early in the season. Wait for our moto friends to clear the trail. Call the ranger or ask on thumpertalk.
Check out Myrtle lake only a short ride up the Entiat River trail before returning back to the car.

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Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • eBike Allowed
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Hard
More Stats for Duncan Hill loop mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    2,856 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,867 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,865 ft
  • Grade
    -0.002%
  • Grade max
    -61.061%
  • Grade min
    86.823%
  • Distance climb
    12 miles
  • Distance down
    10 miles
  • Distance flat
    2 miles
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      Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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      Duncan Hill Trail #1434
      Oct 14, 2018 @ 11:05pm
      Oct 14, 2018
      All clear but be ready for a few steep sections before the final mile long push to the top
      Anthem Creek Trail 1435
      Oct 14, 2018 @ 8:13pm
      Oct 14, 2018
      Some steep sections with moto ruts at the top. A bit sandy and loose below because of a recent forest fire. But just a couple blowdowns right now.
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