Lower Storm King Trail

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Trail Snapshot

Report (Date)
Length
4.1 miles
Elevation
784'
Rating
Forecast
Trail bed is covered deep snow. Snow is unpacked and not rideable.

Trail Reports

  • Alex Bartels June 18, 2016 at 5:24 pmGreat for a fast uphill or downhill ride or warmup. Went there today after a mediocre ride out at Horse Butte. Current conditions for most routes west of Road 41 look really good due to recent light precipitation. Dirt is tacky with occasional muddy sections, but trail is still rideable without widening.
  • Niki Singlaub April 9, 2016 at 1:02 pmAll clear from 41 to Larsen intersection with T-winks. Stream crossings are a bonus!
  • Ballard Dustin April 3, 2016 at 7:44 amRode yesterday.. two hike a bike sections leaving the tw funner intersection. . Couple rideable snow patches on the descent.. some down trees
  • Eric Kutter March 9, 2016 at 10:53 am3 to 4" fresh heavy snow. Below that seemed mostly clear dirt but sections of deeper snow. This was the section from Century to Tiddlywinks. Below that probably clearer.
 

Trail Description

Lower Storm King starts at it’s lowest point at Forest Road 41 and soon crosses the new Catch and Release trail within the first 100 yards. At the top end the trail crosses Century Drive 1/4 mile west of the Green Gate trailhead on south side of the road where it becomes Upper Storm King. There is a trail from Green Gate which connects with SK about 50 yards from Century.

Storm King is a nice climbing route from Road 41 that never gets too steep, but lots of riders will shuttle from Wanoga via Tiddlywinks or Funner and ride down Storm King to their car, or back to town.  There is a key intersection with Funner and Tiddly with a large rock outcropping you can’t miss.

Heading down lower stormking to Rd 41, there’s only one short climb just after the funner/tiddly intersection before you reach a fast and twisty downhill section. Just before you get to Road 41 there are a series of small (and optional) table tops and doubles where you can catch a little air-time and just after Catch and Release is a nice G-out which adds to the fun factor.

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Trail Reports » Lower Storm King

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  1. Alex Bartels says:

    Great for a fast uphill or downhill ride or warmup. Went there today after a mediocre ride out at Horse Butte. Current conditions for most routes west of Road 41 look really good due to recent light precipitation. Dirt is tacky with occasional muddy sections, but trail is still rideable without widening.

  2. Niki Singlaub says:

    All clear from 41 to Larsen intersection with T-winks. Stream crossings are a bonus!

  3. Ballard Dustin says:

    Rode yesterday.. two hike a bike sections leaving the tw funner intersection. . Couple rideable snow patches on the descent.. some down trees

  4. Eric Kutter says:

    3 to 4″ fresh heavy snow. Below that seemed mostly clear dirt but sections of deeper snow. This was the section from Century to Tiddlywinks. Below that probably clearer.

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