2 miles
Distance
1,068 ft
Climb
-90 ft
Descent
00:37:06
Avg time

Master Link Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Tiger Mountain
    Issaquah, Washington
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Uphill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #103 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    90 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 80 in Trail Running
    • 90 in Hiking
  • Year Opened
    2016

The main way to access the upper mountain trails now. This is an uphill-only trail, and is a great option to avoid grinding up the East Summit road. Be alert for hikers on this multi-use trail. Finally climbing singletrack at Tiger, you have time to look around and notice how pretty the forest is there

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Master Link mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    978 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,472 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,450 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,472 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,451 ft
  • Grade
    8%
  • Grade max
    -17.1%
  • Grade min
    53.4%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    2,034 ft
  • Distance flat
    187 ft
  • Avg time
    00:37:06
  • Avg reverse time
    00:36:26
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Status:
on Aug 13, 2020
Dry
Avg: 4.8 (36 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 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
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Trail Popularity ?
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  • popular
  • less popular
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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
  • 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
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      Master Link Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Aug 13, 2020 @ 6:06pm
      2 days
      reporter too many people!
      Aug 1, 2020 @ 5:52pm
      Aug 1, 2020
      reporter Trail running great!
      Jul 29, 2020 @ 5:37pm
      Jul 29, 2020
      reporter
      Jul 26, 2020 @ 10:12am
      Jul 26, 2020
      Jul 20, 2020 @ 12:54pm
      Jul 20, 2020
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 162 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 2,650 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance
      All
      • 5,177 rides
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      Photos

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      33 |
      Jun 18, 2020 @ 11:45am
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      421 |
      Apr 13, 2017 @ 10:04pm
      Apr 13, 2017
      524 |
      Apr 13, 2017 @ 10:04pm
      Apr 13, 2017
      238 |
      Apr 13, 2017 @ 10:04pm
      Apr 13, 2017

      Routes with this trail

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      titleratingdistance
      Jeszeck Loop (NOTG)
      9 miles
      2018 CDC: Tiger Mt. Enduro Sport Course
      15 miles
      Tiger: Summit+Predator Figure 8 Power Loop
      10 miles
      Tiger: Big Burly Hat Trick
      21 miles

      3 Reviews & Comments

      • + 0
      flag GarrettTimm (Aug 2, 2017 at 10:37)
       Ride up the end of the "Northwest Timber Trail" where it ends at the road for roughly 5 minutes, hang a left at the fork (there is a sign), Master Link starts there. If you go right at this point, you will not be riding a climbing trail.
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      flag Evanalmighty19 (Oct 28, 2019 at 8:49)
       Much better than climbing the summit access road
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      flag S4-916 (Oct 31, 2019 at 15:05)
       Nice singletrack trail, not steep, technically pretty easy, nice way to get up the hill.
      [Reply]

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      Master Link to Inside Passage, First Ride
      25:16 | 114 | Jun 17, 2020 , Issaquah
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