24. Ashwag Loop 1

Distance: 30.12 mi Min/max elev.: 2189’/7187′ Elev. gain/loss: 6039’/-6039′ Starting at Witzend, head out Waterline, up Bandersnatch to Red Queen. At the top of Red Queen, turn right onto Caterpillar. Stay on Caterpillar all the way to Toothpick. Head up 2060 to Four Corners, then up 2080-200 to Bull Gap. Turn south onto Bull Gap trail for ~2.4 miles to the Mt Ashland Lodge. Continue southwest through the parking lot onto FS Rd 20 briefly…

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23. Eastside Triple Loop

Distance: 23.87 mi min/max elev.: 2215’/5848′ elev. gain/loss: 4270’/-4270′ Starting at Witzend, head out Waterline, up Bandersnatch, turn right at Red Queen. At the top of Red Queen, turn right onto Caterpillar. Stay on Caterpillar all the way to Toothpick. Head up 2060 to Four Corners, then up 2080-200 to Bull Gap. Turn north onto Bull Gap trail for ~2.5 miles to rejoin 2080-200. Turn right for ~.6 miles and look for Upper Eastview. Follow…

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21. Westside Triple Loop

Distance: 20.45 mi Min/max elev.: 2204’/4915′ Elev. gain/loss: 3689’/-3689′ Starting at Fairy Ponds TH,  head out FS Rd 2060 for ~3.6 miles. Turn left at Horn Gap Rd and immediately turn right onto Ricketty. Follow Ricketty up to 2060, turn right and immediately turn left up 2060-400 to No Candies. Take No Candies to 2060 and cross that to Horn Gap trail. Descend to Horn Gap Rd and turn right, for ~2.7 miles to Potlicker.…

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20. Potlicker Long Loop

Distance: 18.05 mi Min/max elev.: 2212’/4915′ Elev. gain/loss: 3115’/-3115′ Pedestrian, Mt Biking Starting at Fairy Ponds TH, head out FS Rd 2060 for ~3.6 miles. Turn left at Horn Gap Rd and continue ~4.5 miles to Potlicker. Turn right uphill for ~.5 miles to 2060. Turn right (north) on 2060 for ~2miles to reach No Candies. Head north on No Candies for ~2.3 miles. Turn right at 2060-400 and down to 2060. Turn right briefly…

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19. West Side Double Loop

Distance: 15.46 mi Min/max elev.: 2205’/4882′ Elev. gain/loss: 3148’/-3148′ Pedestrian, Mt Bike Starting at Fairy Ponds TH, head out FS Rd 2060 for ~3.6 miles. Turn left at Horn Gap Rd and continue ~1.8 miles to Horn Gap Trail. Head right on this for ~1.2 miles to 2060. Cross 2060 to join the No Candies trail for ~2.3 miles. Turn right at 2060-400 and down to 2060. Turn right briefly and then left down Ricketty.…

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18. Double-Sided Double-Hump 2

Distance: 14.57 mi Min/max elev.: 2189’/4041′ Elev. gain/loss: 3142’/-3142′ Starting at Witzend TH, head south on Glenview and then left at Granite St to join FS Rd 2060 for ~1.7 miles to Wonder. Head up Wonder until reaching the intersection with Fell on Knee (at the lunch rocks). Turn left (uphill) on Fell on Knee for ~.5 miles and turn left on Hitt Rd. and left again at FS 2060. Follow 2060 all the way…

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17. Double-Sided Double-Hump 1

Distance: 11.49 mi Min/max elev.: 2189’/4041′ Elev. gain/loss: 2731’/-2731′ This is mostly for runners who are looking for multiple uphill-downhill sections; many of the Ashland watershed runs are all up and then all down. Starting at the Witzend TH, head south on Glenview Rd to Granite St and turn left up FS Rd 2060 for ~1.7 miles to Wonder. Head up Wonder until reaching the intersection with Fell on Knee (at the lunch rocks). Turn…

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16. 2060 - Wonder - Fell on Knee - No Candies - 2060-400 - Ricketty - 2060 Double Loop

Distance: 14.5 miles Min/max elev.: 2201’/4882′ Elev. gain/loss: 2785’/-2785′ Pedestrian and Mt Bike Starting at Fairy Ponds TH, head out FS Rd 2060 for ~1.7 miles to Wonder. Head up Wonder until reaching the intersection of Fell on Knee (at the lunch rocks). Turn left (uphill) at Fell on Knee for ~.5 miles and turn left on Hitt Rd. and then right at FS 2060. Follow 2060 for ~2.9 miles to No Candies trail. Stay…

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15. 2060 - Ricketty - 2060 - Hitt - Fell on Knee - Hitt - Strawberry - Granite

Distance: 10.8 miles Min/max elev.: 2011’/4252′ Elev. gain/loss: 2423’/-2423′ Pedestrian and Mt Bike From the Fairy Ponds TH, head south out FS Rd 2060 for ~3.6 miles. Turn left at Horn Gap Rd and immediately turn right onto Ricketty. Follow Ricketty up to 2060 and then turn right and stay on 2060 for ~1.1 miles until reaching FS 2060-300 (Hitt Rd). Turn onto this for ~.5 miles and turn right onto Fell on Knee for…

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14. Bandersnatch - Red Queen - Caterpillar - Toothpick - Catwalk - 4 Corners

Distance: 10.60 miles Min/max elev.: 2217’/4375′ Elev. gain/loss: 2445’/-2445′ Starting at Witzend, head out Waterline, up Bandersnatch, turn right at Red Queen. At the top of Red Queen, turn right onto Caterpillar. Stay on Caterpillar all the way to Toothpick. Stay on Toothpick for ~.5 mile and then head up Catwalk all the way to Four Corners (large intersection of roads). Turn right and head down 2060 to Caterpillar Crossing and turn right onto Caterpillar…

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13. Bandersnatch-Red Queen-Caterpillar-Lewis Loops-Caterpillar-2060-White Rabbit-Alice-Bandersnatch

Distance: 9.1 miles Min/max elev.: 2216’/3852′ Elev. gain/loss: 2038’/-2038′ Starting at Witzend, head out Waterline, up Bandersnatch, turn right at Red Queen. At the top of Red Queen, turn right onto Caterpillar and right again at Lewis Loops. Shortly thereafter, turn left onto Gyre Loop up ~.4 miles to high point of route and excellent views. Continue down to intersection with Gimble loop and turn left (north). This is an out and back lollipop loop…

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12. Lewis Carroll Double-Hump Loop

Distance: 8.9 miles Min/max elev.: 2217’/3407′ Elev. gain/loss: 2300’/-2300′ Starting at Witzend, head out Waterline, up Bandersnatch, turn right at Red Queen. At the top of Red Queen, turn left onto Caterpillar and right onto White Rabbit trail (heading east). Shortly, turn right (uphill) onto Mike Uhtoff trail until reaching the intersection with White Rabbit again (at a bench). Head straight (north) to continue on White Rabbit to Cheshire Cat and into Oredson-Todd Woods. Look…

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9. Wonder - Fell on Knee Loop

  7.2 miles, 2,200 of vertical. 2060 West-Wonder-Fell on Knee-Hitt-Strawberry Rd-Ditch Tr-Hearts Trail-Granite: Start at the Fairy Pond TH parking. Head out FS Rd 2060 for ~1.7 miles to Wonder. Head up Wonder until reaching the intersection of Fell on Knee (at the lunch rocks). Turn right (downhill) on Fell on Knee for ~1.2 miles and turn right on Hitt Rd. for ~1.7 miles until Strawberry Lane. Turn right (downhill) until reaching the TID “ditch”…

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8. Snark - Red Queen - Alice - Bandersnatch

  6.1 miles, 2,000 ft of vertical. Starting at Witzend TH, head out Waterline to Snark, right at Bandersnatch and right immediately again at Red Queen. Stay on Red Queen to the top and cross 2060 onto Caterpillar (heading north). After ~1/3 mile, turn left (north) onto White Rabbit and follow it down to the White Rabbit TH. Cross 2060 to join the Alice in Wonderland trail for .7 miles to Bandersnatch (left). Return to…

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6. White Rabbit - Mike Uhtoff Longer Loop

4.2 miles 1,300 feet of vertical Park at the Lupine Dr trailhead. This route is not particularly easy to follow. Many of the trails are not named, but none of the trails here are particularly long so it’s OK to get lost a bit. The Mike Uhtoff trail to great for going up and when the trail hits the White Rabbit Trail turn back down. A bench at that intersection (as well as on the…

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