3,937 ft
85 ft
-474 ft
Avg time

Dave's Details

  • Riding area
    McDonald Forest
    Corvallis, Oregon
  • AKA
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
  • Bike type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Trail Usage
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
  • Physical rating
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
  • Land Manager

Cross-country climbing/descending trail between Nettleton Rd at the top and Davies Rd at the bottom. All natural tread sustainable bench-cut singletrack with grade reversals and switchbacks. Not a flow trail. Some awkward sections and corners with exposed stumps along the trailside. The trail is essentially a complete reroute/rebuild of the old (and now closed) unauthorized Hi-Lo trail, and its lower sections make multiple crossings over some of that trail's old lines.

The trail is named after Dave "Condor" Bateham, and funding for the construction of this trail was provided by the Condor 25K trail run in his memory.

OSU has officially marked this trail as not to be ridden when travel on the trail disturbs the trail tread.

Access Info

Access the top of this trail from Nettleton Rd (Road 500) just to the west of Rd 5020. Access the bottom from Davies Rd (Road 580) at a turn in the road that overlooks the Cameron Tract.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Dave's mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -388 ft
  • Altitude min
    909 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,318 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,297 ft
  • Altitude end
    909 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    1,000 ft
  • Distance down
    2,689 ft
  • Distance flat
    248 ft
  • Avg time
  • Avg reverse time
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on Oct 14, 2017
Avg: 5 (1 votes)

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Dave's Trail Reports

Oct 14, 2017 @ 10:30am
2 days
reporter Tacky.
Aug 31, 2017 @ 10:48am
Aug 31, 2017
Jul 26, 2017 @ 4:11pm
Jul 26, 2017
Dry. Brushed out, perfect.
Jun 20, 2017 @ 1:34pm
Jun 20, 2017
Absolutely perfect
Jun 11, 2017 @ 4:11pm
Jun 11, 2017
Perfect. Some blackberry thorns sliced up my arms!
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Jul 19, 2009 @ 11:36am
Jul 19, 2009
| 3 comments Dave's, Corvallis

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