14 miles
Distance
4,162 ft
Climb
-4,185 ft
Descent
1 miles
High Point

Note can be done both directions, but most commonly done clockwise.

A great loop climbing from camp to Sherman Pass, then on to Jungle Hill for a great descent back to camp.

Modifications to the route can be:
- Add on the short climb to the Columbia look out site and back
- At the Jungle hill intersection, continue on for a short out and back on the Crest between the Jungle Hill and Wapaloosie intersections. This piece stays high and has great views and wildflowers. It's a gentle climb northbound and a fun descent southbound.
- If aerobically challenged, cut the Sherman Tie climb out by starting the ride at Sherman Pass.

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3 Reviews & Comments

  • + 1
flag Rebzzy (Jun 13, 2016 at 15:40)
 There are hundreds (seriously, hundreds) of downed trees on this loop. Steer clear until there is a clean up!
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  • + 0
flag Merv14 (Jul 17, 2017 at 9:24)
 Trail is in great shape!!
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  • + 1
flag ACree (Jul 26, 2017 at 17:34)
 Loop is in great shape as of early July 2017.
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Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Ridelogs
    1
More Stats for Jungle Hill loop mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    4,262 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,399 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,376 ft
  • Grade
    -0.031%
  • Grade max
    -45.211%
  • Grade min
    60.004%
  • Distance climb
    7 miles
  • Distance down
    7 miles
  • Distance flat
    3,814 ft
Avg: 5 (1 votes)
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Layers winter
Trail Style
  • ?
Activity Type
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail transparency
Jungle Hill
Jungle Hill
5:32 | 348 | comments: 2 | favs: 1
Aug 8, 2010
Rides during the 2010 Kettle Fest - held at the Kettle Crest area of NE Washington

Recent Trail Reports Along Route

traildateconditiondescription
Kettle Crest Trail - Sherman Pass to Columbia Mountain
Jul 11, 2018 @ 5:59pm
Jul 11, 2018
Jungle Hill
Jun 26, 2018 @ 8:14pm
Jun 26, 2018
The Kettle Crest is open and ready to inspire anyone willing to commit to to the effort needed to conquer these high alpine trails. 6/26/18. Jb
Sherman Tie
Jun 9, 2018 @ 3:21pm
Jun 9, 2018
This trail was cleared by the great folks at Evergreen East! Big shout out to there help in clearing the Kettle Crest. Jb
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