3,435 ft
448 ft
-37 ft
Avg time
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  • Riding area
    South Kettle Crest
    Republic, Washington
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
  • Physical rating
  • Season
    June to October
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking

Starts with a climb from Highway 20, then a nice loop (clockwise) around Sherman Peak. About halfway around, the Snow Peak trail is on the left.

Access Info

Across the Highway and down a few hundred feet from the Sherman Pass Summit trailhead parking.

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More Stats for Sherman Peak Loop Access mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    411 ft
  • Altitude min
    5,435 ft
  • Altitude max
    5,846 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,435 ft
  • Altitude end
    5,846 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    2,839 ft
  • Distance down
    495 ft
  • Distance flat
    101 ft
  • Avg time
  • Avg reverse time
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on Jul 16, 2018
Avg: 4 (4 votes)

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Layers winter
Trail Style
  • ?
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to sherman-peak-loop-access trailhead (48.606185, -118.474513)
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Sherman Peak... Trail Reports

Jul 16, 2018 @ 7:18am
Jul 16, 2018
Jul 6, 2018 @ 1:24pm
Jul 6, 2018
Techy climb that was pretty rocky. After riding the Sherman peak loop clockwise, this trail was a fun descent! Lots of different line choices :)...
Jul 23, 2017 @ 7:34pm
Jul 23, 2017
Dry, but not too bad. No downed trees. Wild flowers are nice right now.
Jun 18, 2017 @ 5:17pm
Jun 18, 2017
Snow ~1ft deep in sections on Northerly facing slopes
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Routes with this trail

Sherman Peak/Snow Peak Cabin loop
8 miles
Sherman Tie/Peak to Jungle Hill Loop
20 miles
Sherman Peak Loop / Snow Peak
8 miles

1 Review & Comments

  • + 1
flag bizango-x (Jul 23, 2017 at 19:37)
 Fun, techy trail. we have only ridden this clockwise and honestly I think it is probably the best direction. If you went ccw there would be some pretty steep, loose climbs. The section up from the road has some of the most fun rock tech. Once you get up top you have great views the entire way around. The out and back to Snow Peak Cabin is an option to extend the ride. Overall a fun trail if you like some techy riding.

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