10 miles
Distance
3,619 ft
Climb
-3,624 ft
Descent
01:48:24
Avg time

Gales Creek Trail Details

  • Riding area
    Banks
    Banks, Oregon
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    Jan-Dec
  • Global Ranking

A true gem, epic single track, roots, technical rocks, loam. Historic forest.

Access Info

Park at Reeher's Day Camping Area or Rogers' Pass and go for it!

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More Stats for Gales Creek Trail mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -5 ft
  • Altitude min
    908 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,536 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,594 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,589 ft
  • Grade
    -0.009%
  • Grade max
    -85.878%
  • Grade min
    89.269%
  • Distance climb
    5 miles
  • Distance down
    5 miles
  • Distance flat
    2,403 ft
  • Avg time
    01:48:24
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Status:
on Jul 22, 2018
Dry
Avg: 4.5 (2 votes)

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Trail Style
  • ?
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to gales-creek-trail trailhead (45.696416, -123.350759)
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Gales Creek Trail Trail Reports

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Jul 22, 2018 @ 6:33am
Jul 22, 2018
Jul 7, 2018 @ 10:06am
Jul 7, 2018
Tread is in prime condition. The brushed out sections are great. The unbrushed sections are a little pokey, scratchy, and stingy
May 20, 2018 @ 12:35pm
May 20, 2018
All clear! Running great.
Apr 18, 2018 @ 6:54pm
Apr 18, 2018
There were some downed trees on the portion of trail from the highway summit trailhead parking area towards Gales Creek campground but I cut and...
Jul 30, 2017 @ 7:55pm
Jul 30, 2017
The trail south of the ridge is in great condition. A super-nice cross-country trail. The section just north of the ridge is fairly...
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Sep 14, 2017 @ 12:36pm
Sep 14, 2017
Gales Creek Trail, My City
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Sep 14, 2017 @ 12:36pm
Sep 14, 2017
Gales Creek Trail, My City
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Sep 14, 2017 @ 12:36pm
Sep 14, 2017
Gales Creek Trail, My City
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Sep 14, 2017 @ 12:35pm
Sep 14, 2017
Gales Creek Trail, My City

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