Avoid the trails when soft. Even minor precipitation will cause trails to rut. Avoid when raining or until 48 hours after a rain.
This cross-country trail starts at the intersection of Cove and Manastash Roads. Head through the yellow gate and start climbing. You'll log about 1,300 feet in 4.2 miles to get to the top where the top-side trails start with Clifford and then Cougar Bait.