27 miles
Distance
2,031 ft
Climb
-2,030 ft
Descent
2,626 ft
High Point

Here's a great route for the singlespeeders out there. I made this route to take advantage of a single's ability to just let you grind away, so it goes counterclockwise (you can do the route clockwise, but I have a feeling you might spin out riding the north part of the trail on a single). You can add or subtract to this pretty easily. I might modify this route later to go further to the northwest ... I was waffling around out there and not really knowing where I was going.

If you're new to the area ... the Pemberton parts are pretty easy. The Escondido bits are a tiny bit more difficult. There's nothing really technical in this route - it's all about speed!

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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 Pemberton SS Action mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    1,621 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,690 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,691 ft
  • Grade
    0.001%
  • Grade max
    -20.914%
  • Grade min
    22.196%
  • Distance climb
    12 miles
  • Distance down
    12 miles
  • Distance flat
    3 miles
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Trail Style
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail transparency
Pemberton Loop
Pemberton Loop
16:13 | 99 | comments: 0 | favs:
Feb 14, 2018
Cool windchimes at new Pemberton shelter
Cool windchimes at new Pemberton shelter
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Nov 23, 2017
Really nice! These have solar LED lights in them. really nicely built!
New Shelter on Pemberton
New Shelter on Pemberton
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Nov 23, 2017
Really nice! These have solar LED lights in them. really nicely built!

Recent Trail Reports Along Route

traildateconditiondescription
Shallmo Connector
Oct 9, 2018 @ 10:02am
Oct 9, 2018
Escondido Trail
Sep 28, 2018 @ 8:07am
Sep 28, 2018
Some large rocks in some blind spots in areas of tight switchbacks can catch you off guard
Gooseneck Trail
Sep 1, 2018 @ 11:53am
Sep 1, 2018
Finished up 17 mile hike on the trail from Gateway access. Hot and dry. There is no water so make sure you have plenty.
Pemberton (SW)
Aug 19, 2018 @ 5:13pm
Aug 19, 2018
Loose sand from recent rains. Fast and fun trail.
Delsie Trail
Jul 14, 2018 @ 9:17am
Jul 14, 2018
Dry but no dust
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