2,614 ft
Distance
13 ft
Climb
-594 ft
Descent
1,978 ft
High Point
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of East Bound And Down Trail

East Bound And Down Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
  • Riding Area
    Tiger Mountain
    Issaquah, Washington
  • AKA
    EBAD, Eastbound and Down,
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Black Diamond (4 votes)
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Only
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Season
    All year
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Drop
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #4649 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    75 in Mountain Biking

Eastbound and Down, or EBAD, is the very latest trail in the Tiger Mountain Trail complex. EBAD is a 1 way downhill trail with advanced terrain. There are some unavoidable obstacles and some with optional ride arounds. Give the trail a look before you descend and ride at your own risk.

The trail is narrow and steep owing to using the bike tire predominantly to cut the trail. Several off-camber and loam sections are present making it very different from other trails on the mountain. There's very little over engineering present and it feels like that secret pirate trail you always wish you could find. The double black option on the trail provides a steep root and rock filled chute down to the base of a rock out cropping with the feel of hanging in space. Some of the turns are quite tight and can be ridden with speed provided the correct line is chosen; usually the high line.

If Legend and OTG are old hat for you and you're looking for something more challenging then this trail is up your alley. Gradient is similar to that of Predator.

This New Trail brought to you by the hard work of the Evergreen Mountain Bike Alliance and trail builder Nick Newhall If you enjoy and ride this trail, please take one minute of your time and send them $35 bucks: https://www.evergreenmtb.org/support-us/become-a-member. Don't wait, just sign up and show your support of new great trails here in Washington!




Props to trail builder Nick Newhall

Local Trail Association
More Stats for East Bound And Down bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -581 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,397 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,978 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,397 ft
  • Grade
    -22.244%
  • Grade max
    -61.355%
  • Grade min
    9.586%
  • Distance climb
    149 ft
  • Distance down
    2,270 ft
  • Distance flat
    194 ft
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on Jul 6, 2019
Dry
Avg: 4.6 (19 votes)

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Trail Conditions
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  • Icy
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  • Double Black Diamond

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  • Minor Issue / Yellow
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  • 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
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      Directions to east-bound-and-down-141466 trailhead (47.476360, -121.917750)
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      East Bound And Down Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Jul 6, 2019 @ 8:43pm
      Jul 6, 2019
      Good but wet, as of July 5th Real slick
      Jun 30, 2019 @ 10:18am
      Jun 30, 2019
      Jun 29, 2019 @ 10:48am
      Jun 29, 2019
      Jun 15, 2019 @ 7:23am
      Jun 15, 2019
      Jun 3, 2019 @ 11:48am
      Jun 3, 2019
      Tuned up the tight right-hander exit above the option line. Hint, going inside in the rut at this turn is not a good idea and is why you end up...
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 22 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 456 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance
      All
      • 386 rides
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      Photos

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      Sep 12, 2018 @ 7:06pm
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      Sep 12, 2018 @ 7:05pm
      Sep 12, 2018
      140 |
      Sep 12, 2018 @ 7:05pm
      Sep 12, 2018
      131 |
      Sep 12, 2018 @ 7:05pm
      Sep 12, 2018

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      Sturdy Dirty 2019 Pro/Expert Course race
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      1 Review & Comments

      • + 1
      flag XU12XU (Oct 14, 2018 at 8:18)
       Amazing new trail, you’ll be giggling the whole way down. Definitely sits against the grain of most contemporary trail building and its oh so refreshing.
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