8 miles
Distance
1,391 ft
Climb
-4,229 ft
Descent
1 miles
High Point

This is one of our favorite flow routes in Whatcom County and is featured in Freehub Magazine's North Cascades Photo Book, Issue 9.3.

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Trails in Route

Kachess7 miles

Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • eBike Allowed
  • Bike type
    AM
  • Direction
    Both Directions
More Stats for Freehub Magazine: Kachess mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    -2,839 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,394 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,233 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,394 ft
  • Grade
    -6.528%
  • Grade max
    -78.617%
  • Grade min
    47.818%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    6 miles
  • Distance flat
    2,204 ft
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction

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The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.

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Trail Ridden Direction

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  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
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  • Closed or Major Issue / Red

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  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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      Nice shuttle ride at Kachess Ridge, fun flowy downhill trails with great scenery

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