3 miles
Distance
381 ft
Climb
-1,262 ft
Descent
1 miles
High Point
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Upper Taylor Ridge Details

  • Riding area
    North Kettle Crest
    Curlew, Washington
  • Difficulty rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Blue (1 vote)
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    Jun - Oct
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #8295
  • Land Manager
    USFS

One of the best MTB trails in the Kettle Crest system. The first few miles after the Crest are doubletrack that is slowly deteriorating to singletrack, and the last few miles are being preserved and recovered by NEWT after being decommissioned by the FS in 1997. Work still needs to be done to achieve the trails potential but it's still one of the best best trails in Eastern Wa. with a 2600ft. climb to an amazing 5236ft descent to finish the 19.4 shuttle ride.

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More Stats for Upper Taylor Ridge mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -881 ft
  • Altitude min
    5,063 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,944 ft
  • Altitude end
    5,063 ft
  • Grade
    -5.457%
  • Grade max
    -41.066%
  • Grade min
    25.666%
  • Distance climb
    4,118 ft
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    443 ft
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Status:
on Jun 10, 2018
Variable
Avg: 5 (1 votes)

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Trail Style
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to upper-taylor-ridge trailhead (48.814310, -118.379542)
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Upper Taylor Ridge Trail Reports

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Jun 10, 2018 @ 7:38pm
Jun 10, 2018
The Time Machine delivered today. We hoped to ride today without rain so it hailed and snowed to test our soul. This trail improves with every...
Jun 4, 2018 @ 8:48am
Jun 4, 2018
Taylor ridge is open and in perfect riding condition. if ridden from the top of Boulder pass to the south Boulder road the ride is almost 20...
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Jun 14, 2018 @ 7:57am
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Upper Taylor Ridge, Colville
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Jun 10, 2018 @ 7:57pm
Jun 10, 2018
Upper Taylor Ridge, Colville
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Jun 10, 2018 @ 7:57pm
Jun 10, 2018
Upper Taylor Ridge, Colville

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3 Reviews & Comments

  • + 0
flag Merv14 (Jul 17, 2017 at 9:23)
 Blow down everywhere. Easily 200 . Stay away until they can clean it up!
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  • + 1
flag colville (Jun 6, 2018 at 14:34)
 Trail is in epic condition and ready to ride! Jb 6/6/18
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  • + 1
flag colville (Jun 6, 2018 at 14:36)
 Trail is in epic condition and ready to ride. Jb 6/6/18
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