1 mile
Distance
115 ft
Climb
-1,260 ft
Descent
00:28:13
Avg time
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Basalt pass Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Mad River - Entiat
    Plain, Washington
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Hiking SAC Scale
    T1 Hiking
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Double Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Drop
  • Global Ranking
    #29681 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    60 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in E-Biking
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Land Manager
    USFS

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 mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -1,144 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,007 ft
  • Altitude max
    5,151 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,151 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,007 ft
  • Grade
    -19.978%
  • Grade max
    -59.484%
  • Grade min
    47.378%
  • Distance climb
    830 ft
  • Distance down
    4,897 ft
  • Avg time
    00:28:13
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Status:
on Sep 29, 2020
Avg: 4 (1 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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Max Vehicle Width
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Radar Time
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

  • 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 Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • 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
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Boardwalk Boardwalk
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
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      Basalt pass Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Sep 29, 2020 @ 9:16am
      Sep 29, 2020
      Fire operations closure has been lifted. See: https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/6901/
      Aug 19, 2020 @ 3:25pm
      Aug 19, 2020
      Closed for Chikamin fire operations. See: https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/6901/
      Jun 7, 2020 @ 7:41pm
      Jun 7, 2020
      Still snow at the top and a handful of blowdowns
      May 24, 2020 @ 2:33pm
      May 24, 2020
      Deep snow starts about 4,700. 5+ big blowdowns on the lower half.
      Nov 28, 2019 @ 11:19am
      Nov 28, 2019
      An inch of snow and a couple blowdowns.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      May 24, 2020 @ 3:02pm
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      May 24, 2020 @ 2:51pm
      May 24, 2020
      60 |
      Jun 11, 2018 @ 9:44pm
      Jun 11, 2018
      101 |
      Jun 11, 2018 @ 9:25pm
      Jun 11, 2018

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