2,582 ft
Distance
3 ft
Climb
-174 ft
Descent
3,808 ft
High Point

Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
  • Riding Area
    Mica Peak Conservation Area
    Mica, Washington
  • AKA
    Mica Flow trail (Phase 3); Semi-Automatic
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Mixed
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM, XC, Fat, Gravel
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Only
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
  • Trail Visibility
    No clear path
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm, Jump
  • Local Popularity
    5 in Mountain Biking
  • Year Opened
    2018
  • Land Manager
    spokane county

This trail is in a rough state. Able to be explored but still very much under construction. It Dead Ends at a Rock ledge where the Phase 4 section starts.

Access Info

Follow the road "MPCA" or "DNR to MPCA" and then continue on "MPCA"

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Lower Silicate Slide (Phase 3) bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -171 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,637 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,808 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,638 ft
  • Grade
    -6.6%
  • Grade max
    -19.1%
  • Grade min
    2.5%
  • Distance climb
    138 ft
  • Distance down
    2,034 ft
  • Distance flat
    361 ft
  • view trail stats
Status:
on Nov 11, 2019
Variable
no votes yet

view (5)
close
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
Trailforks scans users ridelogs to determine the most popular direction each trail is ridden. A good flowing trail network will have most trails flowing in a single direction according to their intension.
The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine the last time a trail was ridden.
  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
ContributeDetails
Colors indicate trail is missing specified detail.
  • Description
  • Photos
  • Description & Photos
  • Videos
Trail Popularity ?
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine which trails are ridden the most in the last 9 months. Trails are compared with nearby trails in the same city region with a possible 25 colour shades. Think of this as a heatmap, more rides = more kinetic energy = warmer colors.
  • most popular
  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular

LEGEND
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
  • Ideal
  • 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
      Directions to lower-silicate-slide-phase-3 trailhead (47.565980, -117.104430)
      update trails status or condition

      Lower Silicate... Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Nov 11, 2019 @ 9:57pm
      Nov 11, 2019
      Completely roughed in. Next up, the phase 4 section
      Nov 10, 2019 @ 9:03pm
      Nov 10, 2019
      This full segment is roughed in nearly the full length to the first creek crossing (start of phase 4), you can check it out but it is soft and...
      Oct 28, 2019 @ 7:48am
      Oct 28, 2019
      About 1800 ft Machine roughed in as of yesterday. Dirt and features are in a soft and rough state. Have a look. The trail dead ends and you will...
      Sep 30, 2019 @ 10:18am
      Sep 30, 2019
      This is still in a native state, only flagged. The Sept 9th report was for the upper most section of Silicate Slide.
      Sep 28, 2019 @ 4:34pm
      Sep 28, 2019
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
      •  
      6 Months
      • 2 rides
      • 2,521 ft avg distance
      All
      • 0 rides
      •  

      Photos

      more »
      3 |
      Nov 12, 2019 @ 8:38pm
      Nov 12, 2019
      3 |
      Nov 12, 2019 @ 8:38pm
      Nov 12, 2019
      report
      5 |
      Nov 11, 2019 @ 9:57pm
      Nov 11, 2019

      Reviews / Comments

      No reviews yet, be the first to write a review or ask a question.
      Use trail reports to comment on trail conditions.


      Post a Comment



      You must login to Pinkbike.
      Don't have an account? Sign up

      Join Pinkbike  Login

      Videos

      no videos have been added for Lower Silicate Slide (Phase 3) yet, add a video.
      • subscribe
      • flag
      • login to download gpx or kml files.