8 miles
Distance
1,023 ft
Climb
-5,923 ft
Descent
1 mile
High Point
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Basalt Ridge Trail 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
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #32503 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    5 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in E-Biking
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Land Manager
    USFS

There are a few ways to string together Rock Creek area trails to make a nice day of riding. Anyway you do it though, be prepared for some grinding up fairly steep at times but relatively smooth singletrack. Your efforts will be well rewarded with big views of Glacier Peaks once you get to the top and fast and flowly descent that follows.

Rock Creek trail system is included in the proposed Wenatchee and Okanogan Roadless Areas, which, if passed, could pave a way to becoming Wilderness Area and could permanently lock out mountain bikes from this area. If you ride here, please make sure to sign in at the trailhead sign-in post to let Forest Service know that mountain cyclists value this trail system!

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More Stats for Basalt Ridge Trail mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -4,900 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,502 ft
  • Altitude start
    7,402 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,502 ft
  • Grade
    -10.988%
  • Grade max
    -51.877%
  • Grade min
    35.801%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    6 miles
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on Sep 29, 2020
Avg: 3.5 (6 votes)

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Trail Conditions
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  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
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  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

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  • 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
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  • 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
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      Basalt Ridge Trail Trail Reports

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      Sep 29, 2020 @ 9:17am
      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/
      Sep 16, 2019 @ 6:47am
      Sep 16, 2019
      Accurate write-up, except that at mile one point nine the trail runs into a fire scar and is completely obliterated. Also it is obviously...
      Jun 10, 2018 @ 10:15am
      Jun 10, 2018
      Lots of blowdowns between Finner creek and Basalt pass. I cleared maybe half but 20-30 still remain. Some bad ones.
      Aug 26, 2017 @ 10:10pm
      Aug 26, 2017
      10-15 down trees on the descent. It's still fun but definitely could be a buzzkill. Deadfall from the fire for the most part. Also getting...
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