14 miles
Distance
4,099 ft
Climb
-2,039 ft
Descent
3,362 ft
High Point

This trail loop is far from help and really is in the mountains. Bring your backup layers, headlamp and first aid kit!

It will take some hard work to lick this lollipop route! The route currently begins at the Snoqualmie Point Park, but can just as easily begin from the road parking. Ascend the gravel road until you see the current beginning of the Raging Ridge trail. Climb the Raging Ridge trail, noting that climbers have priority over those descending. Continue to follow the ridge past the trail you will see near the summit on your right. Stay LEFT!

Continue on this ridge until the trail descends into the valley. You may see some optional trails dropping off to your right. These are black or double black technical trails not yet officially open. Drop to the valley floor and then wipe your smile off your face as you begin climbing again. The climbing trail is yet to have an official trail name, but it's nicknamed "Gold Digger". Ascend this trail until you meet up with the Raging River at the summit once again.

Minding the fact that as a descender, you must stop and yield to climbers, now is time to have some real fun! Descend the swoopy and fun two way trail, riding all the way back down the mountain until you reach your car.

Note: Due to the quirks of Trailforks, the final descent back to the car is not counted in the totals. Update to edit this in soon.

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3 Reviews & Comments

  • + 0
flag tirli (Dec 22, 2019 at 21:55)
 Next time we have to take trails back to parking lot.
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  • + 0
flag bryanbb (May 5, 2020 at 16:28)
 Patches of snow on top of Raging Ridge, and a number of mud holes with standing water as well. Get ready to get dirty! Also don’t make the same mistake I did, and underestimate this route. I was wiped halfway up Return Policy. Serious climbing!
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  • + 1
flag bkxc (Aug 3, 2020 at 10:53)
 This would be worth deleting from Trailforks and merging all the good info into the proper route: www.trailforks.com/route/raging-river-full-lollipop
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Trails in Route

Winery Road1,198 ft
Raging Ridge7 miles
No Service2 miles
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Rattlesnake Rd.1,352 ft
Return Policy3 miles

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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
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  • Ridelogs
    3
More Stats for The Raging Lollipop mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    970 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,069 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,130 ft
  • Grade
    2.887%
  • Grade max
    -46.578%
  • Grade min
    48.271%
  • Distance climb
    10 miles
  • Distance down
    4 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,299 ft
Avg: 4.5 (2 votes)
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      Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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      Return Policy
      Aug 2, 2020 @ 1:24pm
      Aug 2, 2020
      Trail in good condition. Looks like Evergreen is cutting brush right now. About 50% done. Thank you for doing that work! If they thankless job but when the trail is overgrown it is no fun reporter
      Raging Ridge
      Aug 1, 2020 @ 6:18pm
      Aug 1, 2020
      getting overgrown at the bottom, will need a trim soon reporter
      No Service
      Jul 31, 2020 @ 8:39am
      Jul 31, 2020
      Winery Road
      Apr 9, 2020 @ 9:00am
      Apr 9, 2020
      Rattlesnake Rd.
      Apr 9, 2020 @ 9:00am
      Apr 9, 2020
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