O'Leary Ridge

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8.5 Miles 13.7 Kilometers


Singletrack

857' 261 m

Ascent

-3,582' -1,092 m

Descent

5,096' 1,553 m

High

2,242' 683 m

Low

10%

Avg Grade (6°)

42%

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Skinny singletrack deep in the woods with a stunning breakout view atop Macduff Mountain.

Chris Bernhardt

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Typically open late spring through fall. Check to see if the trail has been cleared of trees before departing. Lastly, only a fool would ride this west-to-east.
A critical part of the Olallie Ridge Epic, the O'Leary Ridge Trail takes you deep, deep into the temperate coniferous forest of the Cascade Mountains. A stunning variety of wildflowers hug the narrow singletrack, with beargrass and shrubs hiding a never-ending parade of rocks and roots.

This trail is no stroll in the park; getting out there (and back) takes skill, fitness, a full pack, and the ability to keep one's cool when you realize a bad fall could mean a night in the woods. Your reward is sublime singletrack, mountain views, and the tingle in the base of your skull that comes with being in the thick of a backcountry ride.

The trail is best accessed via Trail #3549 (Olallie Trail) and ridden east-to-west, as the descent on the west end drops out from beneath you like you've just ridden off a cliff.

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Nearby McKenzie River Mountain Resort & Shuttle - provides shuttle service, bike rentals and lodging. 541-822-6272 Sep 23, 2013


McKenzie River Mountain Resort offers 3 shuttle options for this trail, including one that takes you just above most of the climbing. 541-822-6272 Aug 4, 2015


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