9 miles
Distance
2,163 ft
Climb
-2,163 ft
Descent
2,412 ft
High Point

A full climb and descent route with an optional change to ride Dutchman in the lower 1/2 to 1/3, which gets you more of a classic cross-country singletrack feel at the end.

See the Whistlepunk to Springboard Loop for comparison.

A mix of paved and gravel road climb all the way up to the top of the trail system (as of the 2015 season) with 1500ft of elevation gain over about 4.5 miles. Be sure to watch at the 2 mile point to turn off the paved road onto gravel on the right hand side, then stay left at the first split. After that just stay on the road and look for the trails to start on the left hand side.

It is a roughly 5-mile descent back to the parking lot via Whistlepunk, Sexy Tree, Highballer, and Springboard.

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Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • Ridelogs
    2
More Stats for Whistlepunk to Dutchman Loop mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    943 ft
  • Altitude start
    943 ft
  • Altitude end
    943 ft
  • Grade max
    -33.984%
  • Grade min
    40.283%
  • Distance climb
    5 miles
  • Distance down
    4 miles
  • Distance flat
    2,204 ft
Avg: 5 (1 votes)
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
LEGEND
Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed or Major Issue / Red

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Other Other
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

traildateconditiondescription
Sexy Tree
Nov 17, 2018 @ 2:41pm
Nov 17, 2018
Dutchman
Nov 3, 2018 @ 3:58pm
Nov 3, 2018
Wet needles making most of the trail a bit slippery. reporter
Highballer
Nov 3, 2018 @ 2:48pm
Nov 3, 2018
Riding great. Lower line given a touch up by builders, cleaning up holes on many of the berms and jumps. reporter
Whistlepunk
Nov 3, 2018 @ 2:48pm
Nov 3, 2018
Closed 24hrs/day M–F. Open all Sat/Sun. Riding great, some slick roots. Short section of trail obliterated by reopening of old logging road above bridge. reporter
Whistlepunk Tie Rd
Aug 9, 2018 @ 10:51am
Aug 9, 2018
Closed 24hrs/day Monday through Friday. Open all day Saturday and Sunday. reporter
more reports »
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