4 miles
Distance
972 ft
Climb
-303 ft
Descent
00:36:18
Avg time
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Bennet Pass Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Mt. Hood Meadows
    Mt. Hood Meadows, Oregon
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Dirt/Gravel Road
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Uphill Primary
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical Rating
    Easy
  • Season
    Summer-Early Fall
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Local Popularity
    35 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

Simple road. Nice views of Mt Hood.

Access Info

Forest Service Road Access to Gunsight Butte Trail, entrance is off HWY35 at the Mt Hood Meadows Ski Resort entrance.

More Stats for Bennet Pass bike trail
  • Altitude change
    668 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,690 ft
  • Altitude max
    5,358 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,690 ft
  • Altitude end
    5,358 ft
  • Grade
    3.206%
  • Grade max
    -15.423%
  • Grade min
    31.19%
  • Distance climb
    3 miles
  • Distance down
    1 miles
  • Distance flat
    639 ft
  • Avg time
    00:36:18
  • Avg reverse time
    00:24:33
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Status:
on Sep 1, 2018
Dry
Avg: 3.5 (2 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • 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
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
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  • 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
  • Table or Bench eBike Charging Point
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      Bennet Pass Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Sep 1, 2018 @ 11:04am
      Sep 1, 2018
      Sep 4, 2017 @ 8:33pm
      Sep 4, 2017
      We rode up, but if driving up a high clearance vehicle is required due to some eroded ditches. There are a few narrow spots due to the road slumping.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 2 rides
      • 24 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 2 rides
      • 24 miles avg distance
      All
      • 49 rides
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      Routes with this trail

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      Bennett Pass Shuttle Route
      27 miles
      Gunsight Ridge - OB Final
      153 miles

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