10 miles
4,283 ft
-2,391 ft
1 miles
High Point

Langille Ridge #259 Details

  • Riding area
    Gifford Pinchot National Forest
    My City, Washington
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Trail type
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical rating
  • Alpine Trail
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking

Langille Ridge is a trail that includes exposure along cliffs, narrow singletrack and loose rock. A steep and exposed ridgeline trail

Langille Ridge can be done as an out-and-back to Boundary Trail #1 or combined with other roads and trails in the area.

Out-and-Back Option:

Start at the north end and pedal up a tough climb through dense stands of forest. Around the two-mile mark, the route opens up and gains the ridgeline as the the trail skirts Langille Peak.

The route continues on the ridge and then drops a bit on the east side, passing a spring and small pond before the intersection with the McCoy Peak Trail #259A. Continue straight here and drop into a forest mixed with noble fir and hemlock.

Stay right at the intersection with Rough Trail #283 to continue on Langille Ridge to the intersection with Boundary Trail #1. Return via the same route.

Loop/Shuttle Option:

Start on FR 2900 at the bottom of Rough Trail #283 and pedal south up to Boundary Trail #1. Turn right and endure a steep climb to Langille Ridge. Turn right again and head north. Climb gradually through forest before the grade steepens for one last big climb.

A nice descent follows, taking you to the intersection with Rough Trail #283. Stay right here to enjoy a final exciting downhill to FR 2900.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Langille Ridge #259 mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    1,891 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,649 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,649 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,540 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    6 miles
  • Distance down
    4 miles
  • Distance flat
    981 ft
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1 Review & Comments

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flag ig6y (Sep 20, 2017 at 15:11)
 Not nearly as good as Juniper ridge

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