10 miles
Distance
2,185 ft
Climb
-2,183 ft
Descent
1,753 ft
High Point

This is the poker ride route from the Capitol Forest Classic (also the beginner route for the XC race). Great short loop out of the Fall Creek trailhead. Climb up Wedekind trail (formerly Mima-Porter Cool up to Wedekind Tie (formerly Trail 50). Take the Tie over to Greenline 6 trail then head back down to the trailhead. The DH is classic Capitol Forest. Rooty, slick, fast, and fun. Enjoy "Roots of Fury" and "The Luge" on your way down. Great winter night ride.

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Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Ridelogs
    27
More Stats for Eight-Fifty-Six (aka The Poker Run) mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    598 ft
  • Altitude start
    600 ft
  • Altitude end
    602 ft
  • Grade
    0.004%
  • Grade max
    -46.075%
  • Grade min
    32.361%
  • Distance climb
    4 miles
  • Distance down
    5 miles
  • Distance flat
    4,113 ft
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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
Capitol Forest Greenline #6 Trail 2016
Capitol Forest Greenline #6 Trail 2016
636 | comments: 0 | favs:
May 31, 2016
capitol forest, nite ride, gnarly rooty section
capitol forest, nite ride, gnarly rooty section
5:58 | 63 | comments: 0 | favs:
Mar 1, 2016
winter night ride in capitol forest.. down greenline. specifically the gnarly rooty section...
Upper Greenline Switch Backs
Upper Greenline Switch Backs
4:45 | 203 | comments: 0 | favs:
Sep 13, 2015
The first part of Green line #6 Trail in Capitol Forest, just outside of Olympia, WA. These are all the switch backs down to the first flat...

Recent Trail Reports Along Route

traildateconditiondescription
Greenline Trail
May 1, 2018 @ 5:59am
May 1, 2018
Rode April 30th top to bottom. The upper section from trail start through the first set of switchbacks is open-ish. Once you get below the switchbacks, you’ll need to follow the directions below, bail out onto C-4010 and pick the trail back up after it crosses the road. After that, everything is running great. Some muddy/tacky patches if you’re in the deep woods. Everything with even a touch of sun exposure is nice and dry.
Wedekind Trail
Apr 26, 2018 @ 6:54pm
Apr 26, 2018
Great shape
Greenline Tie
Apr 11, 2018 @ 10:22am
Apr 11, 2018
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