4,171 ft
22 ft
-526 ft
Avg time

Word to Your Mother Details

  • Riding area
    Alder Creek
    Corvallis, Oregon
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical rating
  • TTFs on trail
    Rock Garden
  • Global Ranking
  • Land Manager

Narrowly-benched singletrack with short punchy climbs and quick bursts of descending along with technical features and rock armoring. Twists and turns from the 770 Rd down to Skillings Rd.

Access requires a free permit that must be renewed yearly in person at the Starker Forests main office, open M-F between 7am and 4:30pm.

The use of trails is not allowed when travel will result in leaving a track in the mud, or when there is significant standing water on the trail.

Access Info

Access the top of this trail from the 770 Rd directly across from the bottom of Southridget, and access the bottom of this trail from Skillings Rd.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Word to Your Mother mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -505 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,156 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,661 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,661 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,156 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    531 ft
  • Distance down
    3,479 ft
  • Distance flat
    160 ft
  • Avg time
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on Oct 4, 2018
Avg: 4.35 (3 votes)

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Layers winter
Trail Style
  • ?
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to word-to-your-mother trailhead (44.622854, -123.353323)
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Word to Your Mother Trail Reports

Oct 4, 2018 @ 2:39pm
Oct 4, 2018
reporter Dry. Riding well. Lots of braiding with all the decommissioned and new lines.
May 23, 2018 @ 6:31pm
May 23, 2018
reporter Dry. Ongoing changes to layout as trailwork progresses.
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