2 miles
Distance
212 ft
Climb
-1,738 ft
Descent
1 miles
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Details

  • Riding Area
    Siskiyou Crest
    Grants Pass, Oregon
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Double Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Extreme
  • Season
    June - October
  • Global Ranking
    #99226 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    20 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 95 in Hiking
  • Land Manager
    US Forest Service

Quickest route to the Boundary Trail, and ultimately to the Grayback Summit. This trail is used primarily for hiking, but is bike legal. It is extremely steep, so you probably dont want to climb it. Those who attempt climbing it report a 75% ratio of hiking to biking. Trail surface is a mix of forest dirt and rock with some steep, rooty chutes. There are also a couple of wet crossings. A side trail midway up leads to the Grayback Snow Shelter, a fully stocked cabin for the weary traveler! The top portion of this trail (where it intersects the Boundary Trail) is rocky and technical.

Access Info

Take Thompson Creek Road to Forest road 1005. Take Forest road 1005 past the Lower Obrien Creek trailhead to the Upper Obrien Creek trailhead. This last portion is best suited for 4 wheel drive vehicles.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Upper Obrien Creek Trail bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -1,526 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,626 ft
  • Altitude start
    6,152 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,626 ft
  • Grade
    -14.192%
  • Grade max
    -51.534%
  • Grade min
    34.791%
  • Distance climb
    1,710 ft
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    552 ft
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Status:
on Feb 5, 2018
Snow Covered
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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      Upper Obrien... Trail Reports

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      Feb 5, 2018 @ 11:19am
      Feb 5, 2018
      Large tree down across trail, blocking trail
      Jan 24, 2018 @ 7:52am
      Jan 24, 2018
      reporter Lots of snow
      Jan 24, 2018 @ 7:52am
      Jan 24, 2018
      reporter
      Jan 24, 2018 @ 7:52am
      Jan 24, 2018
      reporter Large tree in trail. User created alternate route
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