4 miles
Distance
1,550 ft
Climb
-1,331 ft
Descent
01:20:42
Avg time

Songbird Loop Details

  • Riding Area
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    One Direction
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Double Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Extreme
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #47136 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    5 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Year Opened
    2016

Start at the Cross country hut and climb steep upwards. Once at the top you head west through ups and downs. Finish with a berm filled descend back to the wagon road.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Songbird Loop bike trail
  • Altitude change
    220 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,484 ft
  • Altitude max
    3,089 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,484 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,704 ft
  • Grade
    1.175%
  • Grade max
    -69.435%
  • Grade min
    58.236%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    95 ft
  • Avg time
    01:20:42
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Status:
on Apr 16, 2019
Dry
Avg: 2 (1 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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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
  • 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
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Table or Bench eBike Charging Point
  • Other Other
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      Songbird Loop Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Apr 16, 2019 @ 9:25pm
      Apr 16, 2019
      reporter all clear of winter deadfall and debris...good to go... use the new Buchanan Access Trail re-route to climb up, avoiding the old killer...
      Jul 4, 2018 @ 3:47pm
      Jul 4, 2018
      One tree blocking trail 2/3’s way along, still logging so loop trail back is closed, a little inconvenient... fun ride
      May 5, 2018 @ 6:26pm
      May 5, 2018
      trail is clear of trees and snow...will be working on smoothing out some of the rougher sections later this spring and adding signage...be aware...
      Sep 30, 2017 @ 8:26pm
      Sep 30, 2017
      finally cleared all of the downed trees last week, now that we can use saws in the bush again ...but I still need to finish buffing out the rough...
      Sep 6, 2017 @ 8:16pm
      Sep 6, 2017
      Trees as already mentioned. I should have read the north to south suggestion too...
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      Sep 8, 2017 @ 2:55pm
      Sep 8, 2017

      3 Reviews & Comments

      • + 1
      flag scnewbike (Aug 19, 2017 at 11:21)
       Just rode this trail this morning. So amazing! Epic ascent, challenging, but just doable, lots of fun, then a nice traverse with lots of rolling, steep short ups and downs, some fun bridgework through cedar grove, all around great. In the forest most of the time, but with some nice viewpoints. Highly recommend this fun ride!
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      flag Aidanrp (Jul 4, 2018 at 15:41)
       Fun trail, good effort going up worth it for the technical (blue) downhill at the end. Tree down over trail about 2/3’s way along. Looping back along the wagon trail is not doable currently because of logging. I had to go along highway until ski touring road
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      flag LaundryFairy (Jul 24, 2018 at 22:29)
       Bring your legs.. good grief. I’m not crazy about the trail, no rythem. Up and down, up and down. 3 trees across the trail in different locations. Seems like it doesn’t get ridden much, lots of over growth.
      I won’t ride it again..
      [Reply]

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