2 miles
Distance
48 ft
Climb
-568 ft
Descent
4,369 ft
High Point

Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
  • Riding Area
    Mica Peak Conservation Area
    Mica, Washington
  • AKA
    Mica Flow trail (Phase 2)
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM, XC, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Only
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm, Drop, Gap Jump, Rock Face
  • Local Popularity
    80 in Mountain Biking
  • Year Opened
    2018
  • Land Manager
    spokane county

Phase 2 of the Mica Flow trail. This trail is still under construction but can be ridden. Watch for changes as this trail evolves and gains features.

Access Info

Follow the road "MPCA"

More Stats for Upper Silicate Slide bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -520 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,816 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,335 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,816 ft
  • Grade
    -6.2%
  • Grade max
    -24%
  • Grade min
    8.7%
  • Distance climb
    1,555 ft
  • Distance down
    1 miles
  • Distance flat
    896 ft
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Status:
on Nov 10, 2019
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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
Trail Ridden Direction
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The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular

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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
  • 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
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
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      Upper Silicate Slide Trail Reports

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      Nov 10, 2019 @ 8:55pm
      Nov 10, 2019
      Small group up at the top today getting a corner cleaned up and riding smoother.
      Oct 18, 2019 @ 4:30pm
      Oct 18, 2019
      Super tacky
      Sep 28, 2019 @ 4:33pm
      Sep 28, 2019
      Road this in a snow storm. Dirt was still firm and it was rideable with several inches of snow on it.
      Aug 19, 2019 @ 8:34am
      Aug 19, 2019
      Trail work continues. There is almost a route through, with detours, available.
      Aug 3, 2019 @ 11:00am
      Aug 3, 2019
      All phases of work exist on this segment, from native to hand tuned. Lower half is ridable.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 14 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance
      All
      • 0 rides
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      Photos

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      Nov 10, 2019 @ 8:55pm
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      Aug 12, 2019 @ 7:48am
      Aug 12, 2019
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      Aug 3, 2019 @ 11:00am
      Aug 3, 2019
      17 |
      Aug 3, 2019 @ 11:00am
      Aug 3, 2019

      Routes with this trail

      titleratingdistance
      Tour de Mica 2019
      10 miles

      Trail Events

      1 Review & Comments

      • + 1
      flag arty0811 (Sep 28, 2019 at 16:32)
       This trail is a blast! Even with 5 inches of snow on it. It’s still under construction so tread carefully, but it is very rideable.
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