3 miles
Distance
1,311 ft
Climb
-260 ft
Descent
00:44:45
Avg time

Lightning Details

  • Riding Area
    Sage Hills
    Wenatchee, Washington
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    May - Nov
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #16053 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    85 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Land Manager
    CDLT

Singletrack views of Wenatchee and Columbia River.

Access Info

Seasonal Closure: Every winter the PUD and CDLT properties in the the Sage Hills are closed from December 1 to April 1. In winter, mule deer move down into these lands and, at a time when they are nearly starving, they can ill afford the calorie expenditure needed to avoid people and pets.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Lightning bike trail
  • Altitude change
    1,050 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,808 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,931 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,808 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,859 ft
  • Grade
    7%
  • Grade max
    -20.524%
  • Grade min
    46.995%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    3,684 ft
  • Distance flat
    666 ft
  • Avg time
    00:44:45
  • Avg reverse time
    00:19:15
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Status:
on Jun 28, 2018
Dry
Avg: 4.35 (6 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction

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  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Ridden Direction

The intendid direction a trail should be ridden.

  • 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 or Major Issue / Red

  • 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 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
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Other Other
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      Lightning Trail Reports

      datedescription
      Jun 28, 2018 @ 11:39am
      Jun 28, 2018
      Apr 15, 2018 @ 7:09am
      Apr 15, 2018
      Apr 1, 2018 @ 5:00am
      Apr 1, 2018
      Feb 15, 2018 @ 1:49pm
      Feb 15, 2018
      reporter TRAIL CLOSED UNTIL APRIL 1st. Please Stay Off.
      Oct 4, 2017 @ 11:54am
      Oct 4, 2017
      Lots of climbing on this one, with the reward of fun descents down the backside of the mountain. Dirt is dry, but the grasses are not as bad on...
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      • 15 miles avg distance
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      May 13, 2018 @ 8:06am
      May 13, 2018
      Lightning, My City

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