2 miles
Distance
28 ft
Climb
-1,094 ft
Descent
00:35:30
Avg time

Heartbreak Ridge Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Black (1 vote)
  • Hiking SAC Scale
    T2 Mountain Hiking
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Trail Visibility
    Sometimes hard to follow
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Drop, Jump, Rock Face, Rock Garden
  • Global Ranking
    #2405 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    95 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 75 in E-Biking
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

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More Stats for Heartbreak Ridge bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -1,066 ft
  • Altitude min
    811 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,877 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,877 ft
  • Altitude end
    811 ft
  • Grade
    -8.696%
  • Grade max
    -30.464%
  • Grade min
    10.115%
  • Distance climb
    1,187 ft
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    310 ft
  • Avg time
    00:35:30
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Status:
on Oct 4, 2019
Prevalent Mud
Avg: 4.7 (17 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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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • 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
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
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      Heartbreak Ridge Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Oct 4, 2019 @ 2:02am
      Oct 4, 2019
      Very wet and muddy...not going to dry out anytime soon
      Sep 30, 2019 @ 2:39am
      Sep 30, 2019
      Aug 21, 2019 @ 7:49am
      Aug 21, 2019
      Still some mud patches but all quite manageable...trail is showing significant erosion in some sections. Still beautiful though.
      Aug 17, 2019 @ 11:19pm
      Aug 17, 2019
      Aug 17, 2019 @ 12:01pm
      Aug 17, 2019
      Numerous patches of mud throughout the descent but generally running well.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 5 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 134 rides
      • 14 miles avg distance
      All
      • 52 rides
      •  

      Photos

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      10 |
      Sep 21, 2019 @ 6:17am
      Sep 21, 2019
      7 |
      Sep 19, 2019 @ 5:48am
      Sep 19, 2019
      12 |
      Aug 29, 2019 @ 3:18pm
      Aug 29, 2019
      280 |
      Jun 24, 2017 @ 1:02am
      Jun 24, 2017

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      4 Reviews & Comments

      • + 0
      flag felasmor (May 8, 2018 at 8:13)
       Bone dry
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      flag garytodd (May 29, 2018 at 6:29)
       Dry as a bone
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      flag Jblac410 (Jun 6, 2019 at 0:58)
       Stay right when you get to the start of the actual downhill trail, through the opening in the stone/wire fence. Left along the fence/wall will take you on a foot path to a dead end hell.
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      flag eMTBsrfun (Jun 10, 2019 at 11:11)
       Filthy!
      [Reply]

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