8 miles
Distance
1,752 ft
Climb
-1,698 ft
Descent
1,387 ft
High Point

Route 3 as planned by RideBlueDerby.com 3 offers an alternative to all the other recommended routes – it finishes with Return to Sender, which finishes right in the middle of Derby – directly opposite the post office in fact. Plan for 1-2 hours.
Features: The Cascade River, the Twisties, Tasty Trout Falls and numerous rock slabs and boulders on Return to Sender.

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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
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  • Bike type
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  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
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  • Ridelogs
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More Stats for Ride Blue Derby Route 3 - Return To Sender mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    519 ft
  • Altitude start
    519 ft
  • Altitude end
    574 ft
  • Grade
    0.137%
  • Grade max
    -35.785%
  • Grade min
    34.739%
  • Distance climb
    4 miles
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    3,415 ft
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      TAS Derby Return to Sender  Upper 4k
      TAS Derby Return to Sender Upper 4k
      3:24 | 44 | comments: 0 | favs:
      May 27, 2020
      Tas Derby Long Shadows 4k
      Tas Derby Long Shadows 4k
      1:01 | 18 | comments: 0 | favs:
      May 27, 2020
      Tas Derby Tasty Trout Falls
      Tas Derby Tasty Trout Falls
      trail: Axehead
      1:02 | 44 | comments: 0 | favs:
      Mar 31, 2020

      Recent Trail Reports Along Route

      statustraildateconditiondescription
      Return To Sender
      Jul 13, 2020 @ 5:16pm
      Jul 13, 2020
      Long Shadows
      Jun 20, 2020 @ 4:33pm
      Jun 20, 2020
      Riding pretty well reporter
      Axehead
      Jun 20, 2020 @ 4:33pm
      Jun 20, 2020
      A few wet muddy spots but overall pretty good reporter
      Long Shadows Upper
      Mar 10, 2020 @ 6:31pm
      Mar 10, 2020
      Hard pull to the top - very challenging for an intermediate layout.
      Cascade Dam Road
      Dec 23, 2017 @ 7:40pm
      Dec 23, 2017
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