2.0 miles
Distance
194 ft
Climb
-497 ft
Descent
00:33:02
Avg time
Supporters, Builders, Maintainers & Land Managers of Plains of Abraham Trail

  • USFS
    Land Manager

Plains of Abraham Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Mt. Saint Helens
    Cougar, Washington
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    Jun - Oct
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #5714 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #36393 in Trail Running
    • #30276 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 100 in Trail Running
    • 100 in Hiking
  • Land Manager
    USFS

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Plains of Abraham is a highly rated 2 mile popular blue singletrack scenic trail located near Cougar Washington. This mountain bike primary trail can be used both directions and has a moderate overall physical rating with a 194 ft blue climb. On average it takes 33 minutes to complete this trail.

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Plains of Abraham mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -303 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,156 ft
  • Altitude max
    4,566 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,459 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,157 ft
  • Grade
    -2.8%
  • Grade max
    -63.3%
  • Grade min
    23.4%
  • Distance climb
    3,583 ft
  • Distance down
    1 mile
  • Avg time
    00:33:02
  • Avg reverse time
    00:55:15
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Status:
on Aug 21, 2021
Ideal
Avg: 4.7 (10 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
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      Plains of Abraham Trail Reports

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      Aug 21, 2021 @ 10:29am
      Aug 21, 2021
      Jul 11, 2021 @ 9:57am
      Jul 11, 2021
      Oct 3, 2020 @ 8:51am
      Oct 3, 2020
      reporter Fun trail! Some steeps with loose rock but nothing you cant walk if you’re uncomfortable
      Sep 20, 2020 @ 9:51am
      Sep 20, 2020
      Aug 22, 2020 @ 9:05am
      Aug 22, 2020
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 132 rides
      • 20 miles avg distance
      All
      • 366 rides
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      Photos

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      Feb 2, 2021 @ 5:27pm
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      Aug 30, 2020 @ 8:39pm
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      Aug 30, 2020 @ 8:39pm
      Aug 30, 2020
      149 |
      Aug 30, 2020 @ 8:39pm
      Aug 30, 2020

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      Plains of Abraham
      1:53 | 512 | Sep 5, 2018 , Cougar
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