1 miles
115 ft
-1,260 ft
5,151 ft
High Point
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Basalt pass Details

  • Riding Area
    Mad River - Entiat
    Plain, Washington
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Double Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
  • Global Ranking

A steep and fun trail averaging 20% (don't try climbing it). It's more fun once you know it. There is a couple creek crossings that break the flow unless you can keep your momentum. The 4' root drop is fun but you can't see the landing so stop and make sure no hikers are going up the trail. Then hit it!
The best way to loop it is starting from Chikamin creek TH and riding up Rock creek. After you descend down Basalt pass, either go 2 miles up the road to Lower Chikamin Tie or a quarter mile down to a hidden connector trail that puts you on Minnow Ridge (or Chikamin Creek) and eventually back to the car.

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More Stats for Basalt pass bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -1,144 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,007 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,151 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,007 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    830 ft
  • Distance down
    4,897 ft
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on Jun 10, 2018
Avg: 4 (1 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to basalt-pass trailhead (47.988270, -120.739880)
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Basalt pass Trail Reports

Jun 10, 2018 @ 10:12am
Jun 10, 2018
A handful of blowdowns but no snow
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Jun 11, 2018 @ 9:44pm
Jun 11, 2018
Basalt pass, Seattle
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Jun 11, 2018 @ 9:25pm
Jun 11, 2018
Basalt pass, Seattle

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