Route Finder

40. Watershed Loop Road

Distance: 25 miles Min/max elev.: 2189’/4950′ Elev. gain/loss: 3382’/-3382′ This is the simple, road-based route around the watershed, using mostly FS-2060 and the Ashland Loop Rd, counter clockwise. From the Fairy Ponds TH, head up the west-side of FS 2060 and stay on this dirt road for almost 24 miles. At ~24 miles, pavement starts as you head left down the Ashland Loop Rd. With a slight dogleg, cross Terrace St and dirt road resumes…

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42. Lower Red Queen - Gryphon Lollipop Loop

Distance: 2.14 mi Min/max elev.: 2426’/2971′ Elev. gain/loss: 581’/-581′ From the Lower Red Queen TH, head up to the intersection with BTI and Red Queen. Cross BTI (watch out for cyclists coming from the left) onto Red Queen and amble down to the intersection with Bandersnatch. Continue southeast on Bandersnatch/Red Queen. Shortly after passing the Snark turn-off, continue left on Bandersnatch for .4 miles until reaching Gryphon intersection. Turn onto Gryphon and follow it until…

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38. Wonder-FOK-Ricketty-NoCandies-HornGap

Distance: 15.7 mi Min/max elev.: 2213’/4882′ Elev. gain/loss: 3070’/-3070′ This is pedestrian and mountain bike route. From Fairy Ponds TH, head southwest on FS 2060 (aka Lithia Loop Trail) for ~1.7 miles. Turn right up Wonder trail and follow this up ~1.5 miles. At Fell on Knee, turn left and follow Fell on Knee for half a mile to Upper Hitt Rd (2060-300) and turn left again.  Follow Upper Hitt for ~ .5 miles to…

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SOB 100k Race Route

Distance: 60.15 mi (actual is closer to 62) Min/max elev.: 2931’/7469′ Elev. gain/loss: 11564’/-11564′ Starting at the Mt Ashland lodge, head southwest through the parking lots to Road 20 briefly, before veering left on FS 40S15. Shortly, turn right onto the PCT for ~8.3 miles to Siskiyou Gap. Rejoin FS Rd 20 for ~3 miles to get to Wrangle Gap, where you will rejoin the PCT for ~3.5 miles until the turn-around at the Jackson…

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36. Mt Ashland Hillclimb Run (race route)

Distance: 13.40 miles Min/max elev.: 1905’/7489′ Elev. gain/loss: 5624’/-41′ This event typically starts near City of Ashland’s Development building at the bottom of Lithia Park near the plaza in downtown Ashland. It proceeds on pavement (Winburn Way) through and next to Lithia park, joining Granite St, which becomes a dirt road that then turns left around a small reservoir (the road is now called Glenview St.) A few hundred yards later, the route turns steeply…

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35. White Rabbit - Uhtoff Loop

Distance: 1.84 miles Min/max elev.: 3074’/3407′ Elev. gain/loss: 480’/-480′ From White Rabbit TH, head out White Rabbit. Turn left at the intersection with Caterpillar (still staying on White Rabbit). Continue to the intersection of the Mike Uhtoff trail (a bench is at this intersection). Turn hard right (heading West) onto the Uhtoff trail (the soft right is an unofficial trail). Follow the Uhtoff trail back to the intersection of Caterpillar and White Rabbit and continue…

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28. White Rabbit - Red Queen Loop

Distance: 3.1 miles Min/max elev.: 2762’/3359′ Elev. gain/loss: 704’/-704′ From White Rabbit TH, head north on White Rabbit and then turn right onto Caterpillar trail (watch out for mt bikers on this section). Turn right at Caterpillar Crossing (2060) onto Red Queen trail. Follow Red Queen 1.4 miles down to Gryphon trail and turn right up this. Turn right at Bandersnatch and again shortly at Alice in Wonderland. As you hike up Alice, keep an…

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34. Split Rock to Wagner Butte (and back)

Distance: 9.4 miles Min/max elev.: 6519’/7187′ Elev. gain/loss: 2381’/-2381′ Head north from the Split Rock TH and climb the occasionally faint and narrow trail to McDonald Peak. Descending from McDonald Peak, keep your eyes open for the trail as it can disappear on you. A rock section after a mile or so involves a small amount of scrambling and a steep descent. Roll on to the Wagner Glade/Wagner Butte trail intersection and follow the Wagner…

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33. Mt Ashland to Witzend Descent (run/hike)

Distance: 11.2 miles Min/max elev.: 2215’/6577′ Elev. gain/loss: 120’/-4482′ This is a great training run for WSER and other ultrarunning events. Catch a mt bike shuttle up, and run down. From the Mt Ashland TH, head down the Bull Gap trail for ~2.4 miles, turn left onto Rd 2080-200 until Four Corners and then descend 2060 ~2.75 miles to White Rabbit TH and turn left to join the Alice in Wonderland trail for .7 miles…

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32. Mt Ashland Summit Trail

Distance: 1 mile Min/max elev.: 6570’/7488′ Elev. gain/loss: 913’/-2′ Starting from the Mt Ashland TH, proceed west toward Mt Ashland. The trail is faint at times and not well-marked (yet, as of 2019). The trail takes you to the top of the Ariel lift and then allows you to walk around the NEXRAD radar station (the big white ball) to the actual Mt Ashland Summit. NOTE: this route is one-way only up to the top.

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31. Caterpillar - Lizard - Jabberwocky Mtb

Distance: 6.5 mi Min/max elev.: 2215’/3546′ Elev. gain/loss: 1438’/-1438′ Head north on Glenview and turn right on Ashland Loop Rd. After a short climb, cross Terrace St and continue on pavement for a bit until turning right at the Morton intersection. Continue up Ashland Loop Rd all the way to the top of the Caterpillar trail (at Toothpick Tr). Turn right (north) onto Caterpillar and, after a short climb and rolling section, turn right onto…

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30. Wonder - Fell on Knee - Hitt

NOTE: Coming in 2020! Distance: 8.22 miles Min/max elev.: 2011’/3547′ Elev. gain/loss: 1699’/-1699′ Multi-use trails. Mt Bikers are uphill only on Wonder Trail From the Fairy Ponds TH, head north on Wonder around the quarry and up to meet…more Wonder. Continue up to the intersection with Fell on Knee and turn right (downhill). Merge into Hitt Rd and continue down to Strawberry and turn right eventually reaching Granite St. Turn right to return to the…

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29. Wonder - 2060 Loop - Coming in 2020!

Distance: 4.37 mi Min/max elev.: 2204’/3044′ Elev. gain/loss: 871’/-871′ Pedestrian/Mt Bike (uphill-only direction on Wonder) Starting at the Fairy Ponds TH, head north on Wonder trail, parallel to Ashland Creek. Meet Upper Wonder near the intersection with 2060. Turn left at the Wonder/Wonder intersection and left again at 2060 and return 1.7 miles back to the Fairy Ponds TH. NOTE: this is multi-use trail. Bikers can head up Wonder, but not down it EXCEPT for…

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27. White Rabbit to Lewis Loops (Gyre)

Distance: 3.35 mi Min/max elev.: 3175’/3852′ Elev. gain/loss: 732’/-732′ 436 feet per mile elevation change This route starts and ends gently, but has a good steep climb in the middle. Start up the White Rabbit trail and turn right at the Caterpillar trail. Follow Caterpillar up to Caterpillar crossing (where Caterpillar crosses 2060 and meets Red Queen and Jabberwocky) and continue up the Caterpillar switchbacks until reaching the sign for Lewis Loops. Shortly, take a…

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