23 miles
Distance
5,148 ft
Climb
-4,721 ft
Descent
5,055 ft
High Point

Skookum Ranger Palisades Skookum

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Details

  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • eBike Allowed
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Physical rating
    Hard
More Stats for Skookum Ranger Palisades mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    427 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,082 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,082 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,510 ft
  • Grade
    0.354%
  • Grade max
    -69.775%
  • Grade min
    73.927%
  • Distance climb
    11 miles
  • Distance down
    10 miles
  • Distance flat
    2 miles
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
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  • Dock Dock
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      Trail transparency
      2018 August Skookum Flats, Greenwater
      2018 August Skookum Flats, Greenwater
      2:29 | 139 | comments: 0 | favs:
      May 29, 2019
      This is a short video of this long trail that goes along the river.
      Palisades Cliff Ride
      Palisades Cliff Ride
      trail: Palisades
      0:35 | 493 | comments: 3 | favs:
      Oct 22, 2018
      Palisades is like no other ... this is one of the last real exposure spots on the trail headed down.
      Ranger Creek
      Ranger Creek
      11:27 | 399 | comments: 0 | favs:
      Oct 4, 2018

      Recent Trail Reports Along Route

      statustraildateconditiondescription
      Skookum Flats
      Jul 10, 2020 @ 8:38am
      Jul 10, 2020
      Perfect. Rode back to FS73 from a Suntop lap and entered at the south end of the airstrip. Great condition and clear throughout.
      White River Trail (Palisades to Ranger)
      Jul 9, 2020 @ 12:26pm
      Jul 9, 2020
      Recent rain left the tread for the tail in great shape.
      Ranger Creek
      Jul 2, 2020 @ 9:17am
      Jul 2, 2020
      Running well. Some work has recently been done on quite a few corners.
      Palisades
      Jun 21, 2020 @ 11:04pm
      Jun 21, 2020
      Excellent conditions, so much fun and vies are spectacular as always! A few down trees that need chain saw work..
      NF-7160
      May 10, 2020 @ 6:16pm
      May 10, 2020
      Deep snow starts a couple miles before the lower trail junction but it’s on and off so doable
      more reports »
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