Mountain Biking Cline Buttes

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Trail Snapshot

Report (Date)
Length
4.6 miles
Elevation
1103'
Rating
Forecast
Conditions change hourly. Range from hero dirt, mud, ice, puddles, or snow. If the ground was frozen overnight, ride early before it thaws.

Trail Reports

  • Joe Myers February 20, 2017 at 3:48 pmLaps are possible using the road now. Both trail 1 and 2 are riding well.
  • Greta Elston February 12, 2017 at 4:43 pmMucky and snowy at the bottom. Trail runout to parking area 6 inch deep snow. As much as I'm jonesing to ride, I'll pass for now
  • Brennan Morrow October 27, 2016 at 6:55 amIn Prime Condition. Trail Packed tight.
  • Erik Santner October 20, 2016 at 5:05 pmWas riding very nicely today. A little precip right as I was leaving!
  • Robert Rekward October 17, 2016 at 8:45 amRiding really well — the rain really helped to firm up the trails.
  • Chuck Cockburn May 23, 2016 at 4:12 pmIf you take the longer loop just past the rock quarry.
  • Chuck Cockburn May 23, 2016 at 4:04 pmFrom Maston trail head it is a 12 mile ride.
 

Trail Description

The Cline XC trail is a good winter riding option when trails closer to Bend are wet or muddy. It’s not a very long trail, so lots of riders will hook it into a loop with the nearby Maston trail network.

If you are riding Maston and are ready to shoot yourself in the head from the lack of elevation — head across the highway and ride up this route. Here, you can get some nice steep riding in, and even a nice rock drop on the back side of Cline Butte. Once you hit the road at the end of the trail, you can head up the road to the top and descend one of the gnarly gravity lines.

This is primarily a winter riding area due to the sandy soils. Winter rain and snow doesn’t hit this area as hard, and trails are often prime in the winter months.

Trail Photos

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Trail Reports » Cline Butte

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  1. Joe Myers says:

    Laps are possible using the road now. Both trail 1 and 2 are riding well.

  2. Greta Elston says:

    Mucky and snowy at the bottom. Trail runout to parking area 6 inch deep snow. As much as I’m jonesing to ride, I’ll pass for now

  3. Brennan Morrow says:

    In Prime Condition. Trail Packed tight.

  4. Erik Santner says:

    Was riding very nicely today. A little precip right as I was leaving!

  5. Riding really well — the rain really helped to firm up the trails.

  6. Chuck Cockburn says:

    From Maston trail head it is a 12 mile ride.

    1. Chuck Cockburn says:

      If you take the longer loop just past the rock quarry.

  7. Mountain biked the XC trail, the Saddle, and Trail 1 today. They’re all in awesome shape. So killer.

  8. Yesterday (Thursday) Cline Butte was great. XC loop, the Saddle and Trail 1 had great dirt with no puddles.

  9. Steve Warden says:

    Few muddy sections coming down from saddle on Wednesday. Otherwise, 5 mile up & back in good shape.

  10. Minor mud patches on the back side in the shade on Saturday. Seems like it’ll dry up fast.

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