2 miles
Distance
252 ft
Climb
-627 ft
Descent
00:12:21
Avg time

Balsamroot Trail Details

  • Riding Area
    Sage Hills
    Wenatchee, Washington
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical Rating
    Easy
  • Season
    April 1 to November 30
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #15743 in Mountain Biking
  • Land Manager
    PUD, CDLT, and DNR

Recently constructed trail in Sage Hills, connecting from the bottom of Horse Lake drive to the trail network just south of the Maiden Lane trailhead. Primarily a shallow grade traverse, except the very last bit dropping to Horse Lake drive.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Balsamroot Trail bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -375 ft
  • Altitude min
    737 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,149 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,115 ft
  • Altitude end
    740 ft
  • Grade
    -3.749%
  • Grade max
    -30.028%
  • Grade min
    26.791%
  • Distance climb
    2,677 ft
  • Distance down
    1 miles
  • Distance flat
    944 ft
  • Avg time
    00:12:21
  • Avg reverse time
    00:08:33
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Status:
on Aug 29, 2018
Very Dry
Avg: 4.4 (5 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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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
Directions to balsamroot-trail trailhead (47.448130, -120.362710)
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Balsamroot Trail Trail Reports

datedescription
Aug 29, 2018 @ 1:39pm
Aug 29, 2018
A bit over grown
Apr 15, 2018 @ 7:07am
Apr 15, 2018
Not too many flowers yet
Apr 1, 2018 @ 5:00am
Apr 1, 2018
Feb 15, 2018 @ 1:49pm
Feb 15, 2018
reporter TRAIL CLOSED UNTIL APRIL 1st. Please Stay Off.
Oct 30, 2017 @ 4:13pm
Oct 30, 2017
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Routes with this trail

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Horselake Sage Loop 1
13 miles

2 Reviews & Comments

  • + 0
flag Doraine (May 26, 2018 at 14:23)
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  • + 1
flag timmyfitz1 (Sep 24, 2018 at 7:55)
 This should not be considered a beginner trail. Due to the side-hill exposure, a mistake would have significant consequences. I would NOT recommend riding this trail with beginners or folks you are attempting to get into the sport, they will be appropriately terrified of getting hurt.
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