7 miles
Distance
1,650 ft
Climb
-3,522 ft
Descent
01:25:11
Avg time
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Heckletooth Details

  • Riding Area
    Oakridge
    Oakridge, Oregon
  • AKA
    Eugene to Crest
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Global Ranking
    #13216 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    75 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

Just over ten miles of challenging old-school singletrack. Mixture of everything Oakridge has to offer: rocky chutes, exposure, switchbacks, loose fall-line, incredible views, straight-line downhill bombs, hike-a-bikes, fun wide-open thunder, and miles and miles of bench-cut singletrack.

Have a lunch atop Heckletooth Mountain among the manzanita bushes before you start your descent, and be sure to scout your line off the top if you don't want to walk it.

Access Info

Starts at the bottom of Little Bunchgrass trail after crossing the road. Look for the "Eugene to Crest" trail sign. Ends on straight exit singletrack that eventually widens to gravel. It shares this exit with Aubrey Mountain trail.

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More Stats for Heckletooth bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -1,871 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,631 ft
  • Altitude max
    3,609 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,503 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,632 ft
  • Grade
    -5.057%
  • Grade max
    -61.623%
  • Grade min
    38.759%
  • Distance climb
    3 miles
  • Distance down
    4 miles
  • Distance flat
    701 ft
  • Avg time
    01:25:11
  • Avg reverse time
    00:00:47
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Status:
on Jun 18, 2017
Variable
Avg: 4.65 (3 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Downhill Primary
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  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction

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  • Double Black Diamond

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  • Minor Issue / Yellow
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  • Closed or Major Issue / Red

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  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
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  • Directions Directions
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
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      Heckletooth Trail Reports

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      Jun 18, 2017 @ 5:47am
      Jun 18, 2017
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 26 rides
      • 16 miles avg distance
      All
      • 104 rides
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      1 Review & Comments

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      flag Thomasbenko (Jun 13, 2018 at 17:22)
       Nice flowing somewhat dh trail with quite a few uphill grunts. A couple tight tech switchbacks should not scare anyone away from riding this one. Take the shuttle if you can cuz it goes by fast!
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