2,529 ft
Distance
18 ft
Climb
-461 ft
Descent
00:04:36
Avg time

Goose Chase Details

  • Riding Area
    Tokul East
    Fall City, Washington
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Season
    All year. Not good right after a rainstorm
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Drop, Jump
  • Global Ranking
    #24489 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    65 in Mountain Biking
  • Land Manager

This is a great, and undeservedly under-ridden trail that criss-crosses OGDH. Along with Upper Ivan, Goose Chase is the steepest trail at Tokul East. For my money, at least one section of it is slightly steeper than the steepest part of Upper Ivan. Several nice (optional) natural stump jumps add to the fun on the lower section. The steep sections of this trail are NOT good in the rain - unless you like riding super steep, super greasy, deeply rutted clay that collectively make it impossible to either brake or steer, and in which case you just point it and pray til the bottom.

This trail now runs all the way to the SVT, exiting where OGDH does. For extra (largely unknown) fun, start at the very top of the trail, which can be found at the top of the power line road, on the left after you crest the top. This short extra bit will give you a nice elevated bridge skinny over a swamp, and a small but steep road cut drop in onto the second to last power line road switchback. Trail continues down across the road (in fact most people think this is the start of Goose Chase and don't ride the upper section).

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Goose Chase bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -442 ft
  • Altitude min
    398 ft
  • Altitude max
    840 ft
  • Altitude start
    840 ft
  • Altitude end
    398 ft
  • Grade
    -17.487%
  • Grade max
    -48.435%
  • Grade min
    11.249%
  • Distance climb
    178 ft
  • Distance down
    2,329 ft
  • Distance flat
    22 ft
  • Avg time
    00:04:36
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Status:
on Nov 13, 2018
Dry
Avg: 3.55 (7 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to goose-chase trailhead (47.568550, -121.846850)
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Goose Chase Trail Reports

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Nov 13, 2018 @ 9:35pm
Nov 13, 2018
Oct 17, 2018 @ 7:11am
Oct 17, 2018
This was one of my favorites on east ... the clear cut made it better! Rains helped the dust and she’s running very well!
Sep 11, 2018 @ 6:01am
Sep 11, 2018
Aug 5, 2018 @ 10:45am
Aug 5, 2018
Top section is like riding on marbles and the recently logged and exposed steep sections are incredibly rutted out and full of moon dust.
Mar 18, 2018 @ 7:42pm
Mar 18, 2018
Re-route is still a little soft but it’s manageable. Still fun. Little odd bits of debris from the logging but it’s not going to mess up the ride.
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1 Review & Comments

  • + 0
flag stakias310 (Jan 14, 2018 at 19:31)
 It’s steep as the description says but it’s not unsettling. Really fun trail.
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