This route offers fantastic variety of some of the best singletrack on the east side of Mt. Hood. The course includes 15-Mile, 8-Mile, 5-Mile Butte, Knebal Springs, the new Super Connector
Start at the Dog River
/Surveyors Ridge trailhead and starts with a 4.5-mile gravel road climb on National Forest Road 44
to High Prairie. Then take trail 450 to Eightmile meadow before heading to the challenging Fifteenmile Creek trail going clockwise on the loop.
Then come back down the fantastic, flowy 8-Mile Creek trail all the way to 8-Mile Crossing CG before climbing up to Fivemile butte and joining into Knebal Springs Trail going past Knebal Springs CG to the new Super Connector
At the top of Surveyor's Ridge Trail
, the short route heads back to the finish while the long route heads down Surveyor's Ridge Trail
and comes back up Road 17 which should be a nice break from singletrack at the end of a long day.