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Post Canyon Hot Lap

Intermediate/Difficult
 4.7 (30) RECOMMENDED ROUTE

A good introductory loop to all that lower Post Canyon has to offer.


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Map Key

9.6

Miles

15.4

KM

100%

Singletrack

1,951' 595 m

High

976' 297 m

Low

1,314' 400 m

Up

1,305' 398 m

Down

5%

Avg Grade (3°)

26%

Max Grade (15°)

Dogs Leashed

E-Bikes Allowed

Overview

A mix of flowy singletrack, twisty climbs, and fun descents featuring tabletops and banked turns.

Need to Know

There are several variations to shorten or add a bit of length to this ride. Any time you cross a road is an opportunity to bail out (just head down until you get to a location you recognize).

Description

If you want to end the ride with a descent, then start at Seven Streams staging area (about two miles up Post Canyon Road #1400).

Head up Seven Streams to Family Man. Cross Riordan Hill Road and enter 8 Track. Follow 8 Track to the top and take a well deserved rest when you get to Riordan Hill Road. Head down Bad Motor Scooter (158) and cross Riordan Hill Road to continue on down GP (158) and Lower GP.

Ride up Spaghetti Factory #116 (steep climb just after crossing a bridge) to Post Canyon Road #1400. Cross the road and follow the trail to Mitchell Ridge. There's a bit of a mess of trail intersections through this stretch. Just follow the most obvious trail as it gently climbs and begins curving northward.

Once you're heading due north, watch for a short connector trail on the left that will put you onto Mitchell Ridge. Follow Mitchell Ridge back to your starting point.

Contacts

Shared By:

Mike Schrankel with improvements by Karl Williams

Trail Ratings

  4.7 from 30 votes

#275

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  4.7 from 30 votes
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Photos

Hannah Bergemann focuses on the best line on Grand Prix (158) during the Cascadia Dirt Cup.
Jun 22, 2016 near Hood River, OR
Kim Hardin racing Bad Motor Scooter (158) during the Cascadia Dirt Cup on her way to the win.
Jun 22, 2016 near Hood River, OR
Nick Lerma thoroughly enjoying Kleeway during the Cascadia Dirt Cup.
Jun 22, 2016 near Hood River, OR
Dameon Pool gets some pop on a transfer at the top of Bad Motor Scooter (158).
Jun 22, 2016 near Hood River, OR
David Stiles finds just the right amount of pop on the Kleeway trail in Post Canyon, OR.
Jul 28, 2016 near Hood River, OR
Big berms finishing out Mitchells Ridge.
May 29, 2017 near Hood River, OR

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May 3, 2021
Heather Bond
Super fun ride. Moderate amount of uphill. Flowy. Missed "Bad Motor Scooter" portion of the trail. 9.8mi
Jul 3, 2020
Mark Bartlett
Jun 30, 2020
Alex Willoughby
Best trail yet 7.8mi — 1h 37m
Sep 4, 2019
Christopher Gilman
Sections of the trail closed Monday through Friday due to construction, could not complete the loop.
Jul 13, 2019
Steve Williams
Riding time was about 2 hrs, it took me 3. A million intersections on this route. If its your first time plan on getting lost! 2nd time's a charm! 8.9mi — 3h 08m
Jul 5, 2019
Brad Congdon
May 4, 2019
Salem Benjamin
Shuttled it twice. Was lit. Gonna live in WA 9.8mi
May 3, 2019
Kelly Muedeking
Got lost a bunch. 2 hours of ride time but 3 hours out there 13mi