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The “whoopiest” trail on MERA with big bermed corners, jumps, hips, rollers, and a pump section—a high giggle fact


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Map Key

0.6

Miles

1.0

KM

Singletrack

3,795' 1,157 m

High

3,562' 1,086 m

Low

252' 77 m

Up

18' 6 m

Down

8%

Avg Grade (5°)

21%

Max Grade (12°)

Dogs Off-leash

E-Bikes Unknown

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Please respect those who donated time and/or money to construct this trail and those who continue to maintain this trail—do not ride this trail if you are leaving tracks in soft soils or muddy soils. This trail has high speed downhill mountain bike traffic—not recommended for equestrians. One Way Only: This is designated as a directional trail.

Need to Know

No dog water can be found on this trail.

Trail signage is very good; all MERA trails are signed with a carsonite post showing trail name, number, rating, and cautions as applicable, e.g., high speed downhill mountain bikes, preferred equestrian route, etc.

All main intersections have a unique number, shown on the carsonite post, that corresponds to the MERA map. For additional information, go to the Mt. Emily Recreation Area website.

Description

This intermediate trail is moderately technical with a few more technical challenges. Bypasses are provided and all technical trail features can be rolled. This is a fast whoops-y downhill ride with jumps and berms.

In order to access this trail, you can ride from the Upper Igo Trailhead (this is the preferred direction if you want a net descent on your return). Ride up Lower Hot Shot Trail #725 to Intersection 2: MERA Loop Trail #724; MERA Loop Trail runs clockwise, so to get to Whoopsy Doo Trail #745 turn right and enjoy the flowing descent!

Whoopsy Doo Trail ends at Intersection 9 with the MERA Loop Trail—turn right to return to Upper Igo Trailhead or Owsley Canyon Trailhead. If returning to Upper Igo Trailhead, turn left on Skills Trail Giant Slalom and enjoy a bermy, jumpy, rolly descent to Upper Igo Trailhead. If returning to Owsley Canyon Trailhead, stay on the MERA Loop for about two miles of short ups and downs. From Owsley Canyon Trailhead, take Red Apple Trail 700 to MERA Loop Trail #724 at Intersection 1 and continue on to Whoopsy Doo Trail.

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Shared By:

bart barlow

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Riding the Banks on Whoopsy Doooooo
Dec 1, 2019 near La Grande, OR
Only of couple of WHOOPS left, near the bottom of Whoopsy Doooooo
Dec 1, 2019 near La Grande, OR
Its a WHOOPS!   on Whoopsy Dooooo
Dec 1, 2019 near La Grande, OR
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