1 mile
Distance
31 ft
Climb
-760 ft
Descent
00:07:24
Avg time
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Rattlesnake Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
  • Riding Area
    Mt. Bachelor Bike Park
    Bend, Oregon
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Only
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Season
    July-October
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • TTFs on Trail
    Roller Coaster, Skinny
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #31993 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    85 in Mountain Biking
  • Year Opened
    2014
  • Land Manager

Rattlesnake is one of the most difficult trails on the mountain. It's narrow and flowing with several sharp drops and rises as it snakes through a natural canyon. Brick and dirt berms are sharply banked and the trees are tight in a dense mountain hemlock forest.

Access Info

Access off of Lava Flow (upper).

Bike Park

More Stats for Rattlesnake mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -728 ft
  • Altitude min
    6,648 ft
  • Altitude max
    7,377 ft
  • Altitude start
    7,377 ft
  • Altitude end
    6,648 ft
  • Grade
    -11.618%
  • Grade max
    -41.661%
  • Grade min
    12.214%
  • Distance climb
    421 ft
  • Distance down
    1 mile
  • Distance flat
    470 ft
  • Avg time
    00:07:24
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Status:
on Sep 28, 2020
Ideal
Avg: 3.45 (9 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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  • Uphill Primary
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  • One Direction
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  • White
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  • Double Black Diamond

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  • 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
  • Boardwalk Boardwalk
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      Directions to rattlesnake trailhead (43.991111, -121.678621)
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      Rattlesnake Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Sep 28, 2020 @ 12:14pm
      Sep 28, 2020
      reporter Thanks for a great season! We'll see you again in 2021.
      Sep 27, 2020 @ 11:45am
      Sep 27, 2020
      Aug 23, 2020 @ 12:41pm
      Aug 23, 2020
      Jul 11, 2020 @ 10:11am
      Jul 11, 2020
      reporter
      Jul 10, 2020 @ 3:14pm
      Jul 10, 2020
      Open with spashes and a little snow
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 335 rides
      • 19 miles avg distance
      All
      • 195 rides
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      Photos

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      Trail Products

      2 Reviews & Comments

      • + 1
      flag vonSpurling (Jul 19, 2016 at 11:39)
       This is probably one of the most fun trails on Mt. Bachelor. It has reasonably steep pitches, though nothing you can't take with speed. It is more raw and natural, with fun footy-rocky sections between trees. There are a couple fun off-camber sections as well. Most corners are well supported berms, but there are a couple that are pretty tight if you are carrying speed. There are a few optional TTF's that are fun - a couple small technical drops, and small (10 foot gap) booter on the right hand side half way down. There is also a paved chute into a gully that is definitely steeper than it looks on camera. If you take it with speed you will G-out at the bottom, which is fine, but be prepared to hold your line. There's a mandatory 2 foot rock drop in the lower section - you could roll it, but why?
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      flag mrborbyn (Jul 11, 2020 at 20:30)
       Super fun technical that not too hard but still makes you focus the whole time. Lots of little drops and a fun steep ravine. There‚Äôs a split about half way down that gives you the option for a double black line. But it feels just as hard as the rest of the trail!
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