4,171 ft
Distance
22 ft
Climb
-526 ft
Descent
00:06:47
Avg time

Word to Your Mother Details

  • Riding Area
    Alder Creek
    Corvallis, Oregon
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • TTFs on Trail
    Rock Garden
  • Global Ranking
    #23954 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    55 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • 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 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
    -12.098%
  • Grade max
    -45.023%
  • Grade min
    11.348%
  • Distance climb
    531 ft
  • Distance down
    3,479 ft
  • Distance flat
    160 ft
  • Avg time
    00:06:47
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Status:
on Dec 8, 2018
Wet
Avg: 4 (3 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction

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  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction

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  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
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  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • 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
  • Map Markers
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  • region Riding Area
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  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • 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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      Word to Your Mother Trail Reports

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      Dec 8, 2018 @ 5:13pm
      Dec 8, 2018
      Draining great, damn fun
      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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      • 18 rides
      • 16 miles avg distance
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