1 miles
Distance
144 ft
Climb
-739 ft
Descent
4,785 ft
High Point
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Vanson Peak #217A Details

  • Riding Area
    Mt. Saint Helens
    Cougar, Washington
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #96350 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    5 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Land Manager

The trail begins and ends on Goat Mountain Trail #217, taking a steep sidetrip up to Vanson Peak for stunning views. The Vanson Lake Trail #217B is a short spur (0.25 mile) into the Vanson Lake basin.

Closed to all motorized use

Disclaimer

This trail is open to hiker, horse and bicycle use.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Vanson Peak #217A bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -596 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,114 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,710 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,114 ft
  • Grade
    -10.431%
  • Grade max
    -48.815%
  • Grade min
    16.194%
  • Distance climb
    1,481 ft
  • Distance down
    4,229 ft
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  • Snow Packed
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  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
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  • Variable
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  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed or Major Issue / Red

  • 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 Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
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  • 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
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