2,176 ft
203 ft
-46 ft
Avg time

Axis of Access Details

  • Riding area
    Sun Mountain
    Winthrop, Washington
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
  • Bike type
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
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  • Climb Difficulty
  • Physical rating
  • Ride in rain
  • Global Ranking
  • Land Manager

The Axis of Access is a short section of trail that starts from the old gravel pit at the end of the Virginian Ridge Road.

You can use this trail to reach the starting point for Merle's Trail as well as Dirty Paws.

You can also access the Virginian Ridge Trail (often used as a climbing trail, but also fun going down as well), from the top, using the Worm Hole connector.

There's plenty of space for parking by the gravel pit at the end of the road, or also you can ride your bike from the bottom on the road rather than climbing up the more demanding uphill climbing single track trail.

This trail is Unsanctioned, Ride at your own Risk!

More Stats for Axis of Access mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    157 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,537 ft
  • Altitude max
    3,713 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,537 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,694 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    1,522 ft
  • Distance down
    502 ft
  • Distance flat
    43 ft
  • Avg time
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Avg: 3 (3 votes)

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Layers winter
Trail Style
  • ?
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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1 Review & Comments

  • + 0
flag dkscott (Sep 17, 2017 at 17:13)
 A pleasant grind to bigger and better things

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