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Classic Central Oregon singletrack and the most direct route to the Lower Whoops Trail


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Map Key

7.1

Miles

11.5

KM

Singletrack

4,932' 1,503 m

High

3,886' 1,185 m

Low

1,148' 350 m

Up

102' 31 m

Down

3%

Avg Grade (2°)

13%

Max Grade (7°)

Dogs Unknown

E-Bikes Not Allowed

Features -none-

Note: Ben's has been designated as uphill-only from the trailhead (as mapped). One Way Only: This is designated as a directional trail.

Description

Ben's begins from Phil's trailhead parking lot. It's nicely marked, and begins on the parking lot itself. It's a beautiful smooth and flowy trail in the heavily forested Deschutes, and usually has some decent bike traffic.

Perhaps 1-2 small switchbacks with a few rocks that might challenge a new rider. The trail connects to many others in the Phil's trail system.

Contacts

Shared By:

Katy Ryan with improvements by Jen Teje

Trail Ratings

  3.7 from 31 votes

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  3.7 from 31 votes
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Trail Rankings

#36

in Oregon

#1,331

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Photos

Having fun at Phil's Slalom
Jul 10, 2017 near Bend, OR
Pumptrack is super fun.  Lower your seat.
Apr 28, 2013 near Bend, OR
A little tricky.
Nov 6, 2012 near Bend, OR
Seems simple in theory, right?
Nov 6, 2012 near Bend, OR
Where the trail ends!!! Whoops is riding like a boss - go hit it!!!
Apr 13, 2016 near Deschut…, OR
Achtung!
Mar 30, 2021 near Deschut…, OR
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Oct 16, 2023
JOSHUA VALENTIN
Jun 18, 2023
David H
May 6, 2023
Alyssa Llama
Aug 8, 2022
John Hoffman
Jul 19, 2022
Chris Tieman
Jun 21, 2022
John Kingston III
Oct 6, 2021
Jen Teje
Aug 17, 2021
Theodore Sirotek

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