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Level: Intermediate
Length: 10 mi (16.1 km)
Surface: Singletrack
Configuration: Out & Back
Elevation: +913/697 ft
Total: 31 riders
 

Mountain Biking Pyramid / Sturgeon Rock Trail

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#42 of 1,206 mountain bike trails in Washington
#3,205 in the world

Ride north up and keep to the left at the first intersection you run into. There are creeks along the way for water if you bring a dog. Up to the 4wd trail crossing is ~3.5 miles and in and out to that point takes ~2 hours. You can ride far beyond that but have not myself as of yet.

First added by searsandrewj on Jan 1, 2003. Last updated Apr 30, 2020. → add an update
Before you go
  • Drinking water: unknown
  • Lift service: unknown
  • Night riding: unknown
  • Pump track: unknown
  • Restrooms: unknown
  • Fat bike grooming: unknown
  • E-bikes allowed: unknown
  • Fee required: unknown
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Getting there
Grouse Creek Vista is the trailhead.From I-5 or I-205 - take 500 East in Vancouver.500 will curve North at Fourth Plain - turn East onto Fourth Plain.Follow Fourth Plain Road to Ward Road and turn North.Follow Ward Road until NE Davis - head East. - NE Davis turns into 109th St.At 4-way stop at 212th Ave - head North.At NE Powell Road - turn East. - Powell Road will turn into Rawson Road.Rawson Road will lead onto gravel and you will be on gravel for ~15 miles.You will reach a major fork in the road - keep left.Eventually, you will pass Larch Mountain Honor Camp(~5 miles in on the gravel road).After the camp - keep right on primary road forks you encounter and you will end up at Grouse Creek Vista Trailhead(~7 miles from honor camp).
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  • Chris Daniels
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    As this is a section of the larger Tarbell loop, climbing and/or descending from pyramid is not fun. It is very steep, loose rock. I would suggest starting at the Cold Creek bridge or Rock Creek campground and head East on singletrack. When you drop into Hidden Falls, climb up to a steep abandoned road and push your bike to the summit of Silver Star. Off the summit, descend Chinook Trail which ties back into Tarbell and head back on singletrack to car. It ends up being a lollipop.

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  • Chris Daniels
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    This section is part of the Tarbell loop, an epic 20 mile ride. I prefer the Cold Creek section.

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