11 miles
4,282 ft
-4,267 ft
Avg time
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Mount Muller Details

  • Riding area
    Port Angeles
    Port Angeles, Washington
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Double Black Diamond
  • Physical rating
  • Season
  • Alpine Trail
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking

This trail is extremely difficult because of its percent grade during the climb. The climb has no technical features to navigate. The ascent is on a well cleared trail. Roots, rocks, and bushes are almost non-existent during the ascent. You can ascend this trail in either direction but the direction given on TrailForks is the best. Bug juice may come in handy for some people. Water on ride is basically non-existent. There is a stream at the beginning of the ride and end of ride. So if you're taking a dog make sure you carry a little extra water. For the ride up, you basically cover 3,200 ft in 3 miles. This first climb will take you to an area called Jim's Junction which is not the top. You will still have another 2.3 miles and about 1,500 ft of climbing to do before you reach Mount Muller. Like I stated above this is an extremely difficult climb. The trail does become a little more covered with bushes as you reach the top and just beyond the top. The descent down is not technical or hard. There are a few very short climbs on the way down which may bump up the total ascent for the day to 5,000 ft. The trail dumps out onto a paved bike path which takes you back to the trail head. Over all this trail is not technically challenging but does provide and extremely grueling climb.

Access Info

The trail head is 45 minutes past Port Angeles. If you're coming from Seattle expect about 3.5 hours of driving.

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More Stats for Mount Muller mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    14 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,008 ft
  • Altitude max
    3,712 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,060 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,074 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    6 miles
  • Distance down
    5 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,743 ft
  • Avg time
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on Jun 26, 2017
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  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to mount-muller trailhead (48.076035, -124.013098)
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Mount Muller Trail Reports

Jun 26, 2017 @ 9:12am
Jun 26, 2017
Conditions were unique on the ridge. Only two spots with downed trees requiring dismounts, both near the peak. Very much single track in parts...
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