at DEEP CREEK camp ground. Turn Left onto FSR 6100 and run to Thousands Trails Adult Lodge front stairs. Turn around at the stairs and run back to DEEP CREEK.
Form Deep Creek to first intersection FSR 6101. Right on 6101 toward Maverick
Keep right on 6101 3 miles till Deer Camp intersection where 6101 goes
Three more miles to Maverick Saddle.
right side of Maverick Saddle turn left on to Mad Lake Tr.
Mad Lake Tr. 1409.1 is road going down hill. 1/4 mile to 1409.1 trailhead.
Do not go on road 5200 to Sugarloaf lookout.
Lake Trail 1409.1 to Hi Yu Trail 1403, the FIRST LEFT UPHILL. The HI YU trail is UNMAINTAINED and may be blocked. If you cross the Mad River on a footbridge on 1409.1 you have gone too far. At ridge line Hi Yu goes right. Do not cross logs and debris to the
Yu Trail 1403 to Lost Lake Trail 1421.
Left and uphill on Lost Lake Trail 1421. Do not go right on trail 1421.
Lost Lake Trail 1421 to Mad Lake Trail 1409.
Left on Mad Lake Trail 1409 ONLY 100 Yards to Blue Creek Trail 1426.
Right on Blue Creek Trail 1426.
Creek Trail 1426 to North Tommy Trail 1425.
Right on North Tommy Trail towards Klone Peak. The new sign has no mention of KLONE PEAK
North Tommy Trail 1425 to Klone Peak trail. In about 1 mile there is a major unmarked trail to the left up hill. This is trail to Klone Peak.
Left uphill to Klone Peak. 6834 feet. The Klone peak elevation
sign may be missing. You will know you are at the top because there
is a short rock wall on the top and it is the highest point around.
Double back down on Klone Peak trail to North Tommy Trail 1425.
At intersection of Klone Peak Trail and North Tommy Trail 1425 you are now back at North Tommy Trail at the same point you left it to go to Klone Peak. Left on North Tommy Trail 1425 toward FSR 5605.
*FSR 5605 starts as a dirt road and becomes asphalt. In three (3) miles watch for road to the right signed #112. Turn right on #112 and go 100 yards to the Middle Tommy Trailhead 1424. Trailhead is in a cul-de-sac. Middle Tommy Trail 1424 to South Tommy Trail 1423 is at the left side of the cul-de-sac and is not marked.
Do not go right on 1424 to Hunters Trail.
Just before Lake Creek Campground, on the Entiat River and Road 51, go right onto South Tommy Trail 1423. If you cross a bridge over the Entiat River you just missed South Tommy Trail. SOUTH TOMMY TRAIL 1423 SIGN HAS BEEN REPLACED WITH A SIGN READING EXPERT RIDERS ONLY (This is the only sign with such wording on our course)
The next good water supply is 14 miles at Cougar Creek one
mile prior to Mad River. Fill up at the Enitat River or Tommy
Creek about a mile after the Enitat to have enough water for
Tommy Trail 1423 to Tyee Ridge Trail 1415.
This is a very hard climb from
2000 ft. to 6800 ft. in about
6 miles. A false top is at about
4 miles so don’t be fooled;
you still have a long climb ahead.
the highest point of the climb
approximately ½ mile
from 1415 the trail starts
down hill. GO LEFT ONTO TRAIL 1415, THERE IS A NEW SIGN.
on Tyee Ridge Trail 1415 to Billy Creek Trail 1416. This sign
at 1416 has been hard to see at times because the trail is
very rough and runners are looking down while the natural curve
of the trail takes you on to 1416 without seeing the sign.
on Billy Creek Trail 1416 to Mad River Trail 1409.
Caution: You will cross several roads that do not show up on your map.
These are fire service roads cut during the fires several years ago.
The trail continues across the road slightly to the right in one case
and to the left in another. You will not run on the road for more than
a few yards in both cases.
One mile prior to Mad River Trail 1409 you will cross Cougar Creek.
This is right at the bottom of the very steep down hill. This is not
Mad River. Continue on 1416 across the creek on the only trail leaving
the crossing to 1409 one mile ahead.
on Mad River Trail 1409 to Maverick Saddle and Mad Lake
Trail 1409.1. 3/4 Mile from Maverick Saddle you cross the
Mad River. A road from Maverick Saddle comes down to the
river at this point and this is the trail. 1/4 Mile ahead
you will come to a campground and Trail 1409.1. You go
left uphill to Maverick Saddle.
At Maverick Saddle take FSR 6101 down to FSR 6100.
intersection of FSR 6101 and FSR 6100. Drop bags and crew here
This is Deep Creek Campground and the end of loop one.
of Loop 2
intersection of FSR 6101, 6100 and Lower Chiwawa Trail 1548
take Trail 1548 to Chikamin Creek Trail 1534.
Special notes about this section !!!!
for false trails and roads leading left to asphalt road 62
or campgrounds, which runs parallel to the trail. You will
across several dirt roads however, you stay on trail. Only
at one point ( 7 miles into loop 2 ) does the trail touch the
asphalt road at the intersection of dirt road 6209, asphalt
road 62 and Trail 1548. You continue on Trail 1548 across dirt
road 6209 right next to asphalt road 62. This is 100 yards
before Alder Ridge Trail 1523 intersection with Trail 1548.
Continue on Trail 1548 past Trail 1523.
Chikamin Trail 1534 go right or straight to Chikamin Tie Trail
Chikamin Tie Trail 1561 go right to Pond Camp Trail 1409.2
In 2 miles 1561 crosses FSR 6210. Trail is across road to the left.
Continue on Trail 1561 up hill.
intersection of Chikamin Tie Trail 1561 and Pond Camp Trail
1409.2 and Shetipo Trail 1429 go right onto Pond Camp Trail
Camp Trail 1409.2 to Mad River Trail 1409.1
on Mad River Trail 1409.1 to Alder Ridge Trail 1523.
on Alder Ridge Trail 1523 to Lower Chiwawa Trail 1548.
miles down Alder Ridge Trail 1523 you come on to a dirt road.
Go straight-ahead about 150 yards and find ORV sign for Trail 1523
on right side going down.
Trail 1523 will come out of woods in 1 ½ miles
a dirt road. Go straight ahead onto road. Proceed on road for next
miles. When road intersects at a crossing road go straight-ahead
feet into woods onto trail. Trail crosses one
road. Trail is directly across road and angles left.
Next intersection will be Lower Chiwawa Trail 1548.
Special Notes about this section !!!!
is the reverse of the first 7 miles of loop 2. It has false
trails and roads now to the right leading to asphalt road 62.
Asphalt road 62 parallels Lower Chiwawa Trail 1548 all the
way back to FSR 6100. The only time you are on asphalt road
62 is 100 yards after you turn on to Lower Chiwawa Trail 1548
from Alder Ridge Trail 1523.
on Lower Chiwawa Trail 1548 to FSR 6100 and 6101 at Deep Cr.
you come on to road at the end of Lower Chiwawa Trail 1548
go straight ahead on to FSR 6100 to the entrance of Deep