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Dead Mountain #3566

Intermediate
 4.5 (24)

A flowy, bike-specific trail from the summit of Dead Mountain.


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Map Key

5.6

Miles

9.0

KM

Singletrack

3,677' 1,121 m

High

1,338' 408 m

Low

196' 60 m

Up

2,464' 751 m

Down

9%

Avg Grade (5°)

26%

Max Grade (15°)

Dogs Leashed

E-Bikes Not Allowed

Features Drops/Jumps

Description

Previously know as Flat Creek Trail, this fun descent is a great trail and a nice introduction to Oakridge riding. The machine-built top section feels like a pumptrack in the woods with many many features, endless rollers, small tables and bermed turns.

You'll get a good workout, especially if you're trying to maintain your speed through sections of rolling terrain (it's probably better to pedal casually till the descent comes back). There are some good options to double select rollers, but probably don't go for a triple.

A few road-crossings later, brings riders into a section of thinned woods where the singletrack stretches away into the distance. This section is fast, really fast, and loads of fun! Watch for blown corners during the summer as it's easy to overcook your speed. The singletrack will eventually work out to an exposed sidehill that will keep you on your toes as you race by.

The bottom section of the trail travels through a creek zone and is less steep and more casual. This makes a nice cool down on the way down to the road.

Contacts

Shared By:

Oakridge GOATS with improvements by R B

Trail Ratings

  4.5 from 24 votes

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  4.5 from 24 votes
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#8

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Big bermed turns on the newer section of Flat Creek
Jul 18, 2014 near Oakridge, OR
UPPER DEAD MOUNTAIN  |  IN THE WET, WITH HORSES AND MAYHEM!
Jan 3, 2020 near Oakridge, OR
Beginning of Flat Creek.
Jul 3, 2013 near Oakridge, OR
Nice and fast. No dust.
Jul 23, 2020 near Oakridge, OR
Midway
Jul 23, 2020 near Oakridge, OR

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Apr 17, 2021
Kirsten B
10mi
Jun 24, 2020
Alex Prak
May 31, 2020
Kevin Winget
About 10 downed trees on the upper portion of the trail, otherwise looking good
Oct 12, 2019
Mike Ziehnert
Oct 11, 2019
Len Pipes
Jul 25, 2019
Josh Anderson
Jul 30, 2018
Lauren Lortie
Jul 6, 2018
Joshua Woodard
Straight down hill 4.5mi